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Friday, December 31, 2010

Open Call for One Act Play Submissions

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Rising Sun Productions is seeking Original Unpublished One Act plays for its Annual Series.

Submission Deadline: February 11th 2011

Plays will be vetted by RSP Ensemble, and the top 15-25 plays will receive a staged reading for the public in spring; 4-5 plays that best suit the needs of the company (casting, directing, mounting) from the reading series be given a fully produced run in the summer of 2011.

Seeking Contemporary themed, Ensemble driven works; all genres and subjects considered.

Cast Age range should be Mid-Twenties to Late 30s.
Cast size should be no larger than 5 people.
Running time should be 10 to 25 Minutes.
Plays should be no more than 30 pages in length.
Unit/Basic Set with uncomplicated production values.
(Keep in mind plays will run in rep)
Submission Guideline; Please include the following:

*Cover Letter, including your contact information
*Play Synopsis
*A Properly formatted script including cover page, and cast breakdown in .pdf
(For format considerations, see The 2010 Dramatists Guild Resource Directory)

*List of previous productions/publishing (do not include readings)

(Note: if the play you are submitting has been published, we must have a statement that you retain for rights for production and can/will grant the RSPC production rights for the festival).

*Any other pertinent information

Please be aware that no financial payment is available at this time. Writers retain full rights and credit for all work produced. Rising Sun also conducts workshop and table readings as a tool for writers to hear their work out loud and continue their artistic journey. Also accepting applications for resident & guest writers, as well as teaching artists.

Please resubmit even if you have submitted in the past.
Work will not be returned, please do not send original copies
Electronic Submissions are preferred. No Phone Calls Please

For more information on the company visit www.risingsunnyc.com
To Submit your work: playsubmissions@risingsunnyc.com

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