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Saturday, October 13, 2018

University of Houston 10-Minute Play Festival Call for Submissions

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The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance is excited to announce our seventh annual 10-Minute Play Festival for spring of 2019.  We will begin accepting submissions for this festival on August 20, 2018; the submission period closes on October 15, 2018.

Nine selected 10-minute plays will receive productions as part of a multi-evening festival, produced in the newly upgraded José Quintero Theatre on the University of Houston campus.  This festival is open to all applicants, amateur or professional. One selected outside-submission will receive a production.

Submission rules:

Scripts will only be accepted during a submission window of August 20 through October 15, 2018 Scripts received outside this window will not be accepted.

The list of winning plays will be announced in November.

We will accept only one play per playwright.

Scripts should fall in the range of 8-12 pages and run roughly ten minutes.
(Page count does not include the title page.)

Characters in submitted plays should fall between the ages of 16-30 or else there should be no specific restrictions on the ages of the characters.

Previously produced plays are not eligible.

Musicals and plays for children are discouraged.

Submissions will be acknowledged via email, but we do not offer critiques.

Nine winning plays will receive productions in the José Quintero Theatre at the University of Houston in spring of 2019.

There is no financial compensation for winning entries.

Plays must be submitted via email.

There should be no identifiable information in the script.

Your email should include all of the following information:

  • play title
  • your name
  • your mailing address
  • your phone number
  • your email address


Email play to:  uhoustonplayfest@gmail.com

Send inquiries to: uhplayfestquestions@gmail.com

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