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Check out these playwriting opportunities with upcoming deadlines!


PROOF OF CONCEPT: A READING SERIES FOR INVESTIGATIVE THEATRE

Deadline: November 15

The Life Jacket Theatre Company is currently seeking original, unproduced, high quality full-length plays and musicals based on real people, places, and/or events for this reading series. Competitively selected submissions will receive one staged reading with a maximum of two hours rehearsal time in the theater the day of the reading.

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JEROME FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline: November 17th

The Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellowships are awarded annually, providing emerging American playwrights with funds and services to aid them in the development of their craft. Four $18,000 fellowships will be awarded in 2017-18, in addition to $2,000 in development support. Fellows spend a year-long residency in Minnesota had have access to Center opportunities, including workshops with professional directors, dramaturgs, and actors.

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THE NORA SALON

Deadline: Ongoing

Nora’s Playhouse is proud to announce The Nora Salon (TNS), a new monthly reading series devoted to supporting and promoting the work of emerging women playwrights from diverse backgrounds and life experiences. 
Submissions of any genre and length are welcome, provided they are by women playwrights in the NYC area, centrally feature women’s stories and perspectives, and have not yet had a production.

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Prize for Women Playwrights

Deadline: November 31st

​The Kentucky Women Writers Conference awards a biennial Prize for Women Playwrights to bring more scripts by women to the stage, through a collaboration among our program, a partnering theater, and a guest judge. The winner receives a world premier production for a paying audience, with royalties, plus a cash prize of $500.

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and of course...

THE 2017 VAN LIER NEW VOICES FELLOWSHIP AT THE LARK

Deadline: October 31st

There is still ONE WEEK left to apply for The 2017 Van Lier New Voices Fellowship right here with The Lark! Supported by The New York Community Trust’s Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund, The Van Lier New Voices Fellowship supports playwrights of color under 30 who demonstrate financial need. During a year-long residency, Fellows will work on multiple artistic projects through an individually-tailored program of Lark play development programs, and form relationships with other theatermakers at various career stages from all parts of the world. The Fellowship includes a cash award of $15,000, plus a $3,000 health insurance allowance, along with access to a wide range of Lark resources, including artistic program participation, financial literacy workshops, office and rehearsal space and staff support.

It has been amazing working with our current fellows, C.A. Johnson and Donja R. Love, and we can't wait to have two more Fellows join the family!

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