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Sunday, December 18, 2011

10 By 10 Play Festival Submissions

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Submission Dates for the 2012 10 By 10 in the Triangle: January 9 - February 3, 2012.

For our annual 10 By 10 Play Festival, a call for recent, ten-minute plays goes out in January prior to July productions. Watch our website for announcements and email us and ask to be added to our 10 By 10 Play Submission Notification Email list.

10 By 10 Play Festival ANNOUNCING:
~The 2012 10 By 10 in the Triangle Festival play~

Over 900 plays were submitted for the 2011 10 By 10 in the Triangle.

A panel of judges will select plays to showcase in The ArtsCenter mainstage theatre July 5-22, 2012.

10 By 10 Submission Guidelines:
To submit a play for the 10 By 10 Play Festival, please email us recent, 10-minute plays with minimal set requirements. Monologues are not accepted for submission. Musical submissions are accepted, provided that they require little or no accompaniment.

Playwrights may submit up to two (2) plays.
Plays MUST be submitted in standard format (Courier or 12 pt font) in Word or PDF.

Please send two separate emails for each play in the following format: (submissions not following these guidelines will not be accepted)

Submission Emails:

Email 1: The subject line of the email is the title of the submitted play followed by the words Contact Info. (For example: For the play "Poker Face," the email subject line would read Poker Face Contact Info.) The body of the email contains only the title page of the play with playwright contact information (including title of play, name of playwright, mailing address, email address, phone and website, if applicable). Please use the full title of the play as we often receive plays with similar titles.

Email 2: The subject line of the email and name of the attached file are the title of the play. (For example: For the play "Poker Face," the email subject line would read Poker Face and the attached file title would read Poker Face.) This file contains cast, set requirements, and script. NO CONTACT INFORMATION PLEASE.

If you are submitting two (2) scripts, please send four (4) separate emails. Please do not zip the files.

We will notify finalists by email and post those titles on our website.
We are sorry we cannot respond to each individual playwright.

The Award:
Playwrights receive an award of $100. Playwrights who attend our playwright gala on July 14 will also receive a $100 travel stipend.

The Space:
Our main stage is a 300-seat theatre with basic lighting and sound capabilities.

The Producer:
ArtsCenter Stage will provide directors, actors, designers, and technical staff for the festival. The directors will contact the playwrights at the beginning of the rehearsal process. For more about The ArtsCenter, visit our website.

The Dates:
Festival dates are July 5-22, 2012.

Playwright Gala:
July 14, 2012. Playwrights are invited to a Post-Show Discussion/Reception as well as an overnight stay at a local hotel or bed and breakfast on Saturday, July 14, 2012.

The Production:
Featuring an ensemble of 5 men and 5 women, all ten plays run every night on a unit set with flexible set pieces.

Thank you for submitting. We look forward to reading your work.

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