New Voices Submissions

Capital Repertory, Albany, NY Announces

Next Act! New Voices

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED!

 

Submissions are now being accepted for one act plays by young writers for Capital Repertory Theatre’s (theREP) New Voices event in the 2017 Next Act! New Play Summit 6.

Next Act! now in its sixth year, is an expansion of theREP’s commitment to the development of new work and directly reflects the theatre’s mission, “to create meaningful theatre generated from an authentic link to the community.”

New Voices, which received a pilot run in 2014 summit, reflects the theatre’s dedication to providing theatrical opportunities to students from Elementary School through College. This particular Next Act event is dedicated to new works from the next generation of playwrights, and will include 3-5 readings of one act plays by student playwrights. Next Act! New Play Summit 6 takes place October 20 – 23, 2017.

 

Accepting 15-Minute one act plays by students ages 13-22. - (must be enrolled in school at the time of submission)

Multi-cultural and ethnically diverse pieces encouraged.

Comedy and Drama welcome!

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Eligible plays must be 15-minutes in length and should have no more than 7 characters.
  • Plays previously submitted to Next Act will not be considered for this years’ Summit.
  • Playwrights must be enrolled in school at the time of submission.

Submission Deadline: Friday June 23, 2017.

 

HOW TO SUBMIT

Playwrights should submit one document, as a Microsoft word or PDF file attachment. This document must include: a short one-paragraph synopsis – that illuminates the plays entire plot including its ending; character descriptions and the complete script. Playwrights should include the name of the school they are currently attending – and what year – in the body of the email.

Email your submission to nextact@capitalrep.org with NEW VOICES 2017 SUBMISSION in the subject line.

Electronic submissions preferred.

 

PLAYS SELECTED:

Three to five plays will be selected to have readings during the annual 4-day summit, which takes place October 20 – 23, 2017. 

A limited travel allotment is provided.

Capital Rep is a professional LORT D theatre, established in Albany in 1981.