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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Native American New Play Festival

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NOTE: Playwright must be a registered Native American on a federally recognized roll.

OKC Theatre Company is pleased to announce that SALVAGE by Diane Glancy has been selected to be the cornerstone production of the THIRD annual Native American New Play Festival in June 2012. The festival will also feature staged readings of two or three finalists. We are currently accepting scripts for the 2012 Festival.

Submission guidelines:

Finalists will be selected from submitted plays which meet the criteria outlined below. These selected plays will then be presented in a readers’ theatre format which will be open to the public. Audience feedback is encouraged. The play selected as the most outstanding in the 2012 Festival will receive a fully-staged production at our theatre as the featured event of the next Native American New Play Festival (2013).

    Submission deadline for the 2012 Native Play Festival is March. 15, 2012. Scripts received after that date will be considered for the following year.
  •  Playwright must be a registered Native American on a federally recognized roll.
  •  Must be a full-length play without a prior full production.
  • E-mail/ Send brief synopsis together with a complete manuscript. Please include a contact phone number and e-mail address on the play’s title page
  • Dramas, comedies and farces are all welcome.
  • Playwrights who are questioning whether or not their play is a good match for OKC Theatre Company are strongly encouraged to contact Rachel Irick at rachel@okctc.org before submitting.
  • All plays that are not selected for the festival will be recycled. Please do not include any type of return postage. An announcement about the 2012 Finalists will be made by May 1, 2012.
  • All serious submissions are read by at least two readers. Please be advised that the following are not considered serious submissions:

  •  Screenplays or teleplays submitted as theatrical plays
  •  Obvious first drafts
  •  Plays with typos and spelling errors
  •  Plays that are not formatted according to industry standards

Notification: Our Artistic Director screens submissions for eligibility as they are received. Plays are then read by a panel of readers who recommend finalists for the festival readings.

Email/ Send manuscripts to: rachel@okctc.org

OKC Theatre Company
ATTN: Native American New Play Festival
PO Box 18226
OKC, OK 73154

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