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Thursday, October 10, 2019

College of Saint Mary seeks one-act plays

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College of Saint Mary is accepting one act play submissions for the recently established New Works Initiative.

The selected script will be published in the 2020 edition of The Saint Mary’s Review.

The playwright of the selected script will receive a $250 guest lecture stipend, travel/airfare to Omaha in late April or early May 2020 (at this time dates are flexible), 2-3 nights lodging on the CSM campus, and daily meals. While the playwright is on campus, workshop opportunities will be offered over 2-3 days, culminating in a public staged reading.

Spring 2020 – College of Saint Mary – One Act Play Theme:
The College of Saint Mary Library recently received a collection of Cinderella texts. This generous donation is the inspiration for the 2020 One Act Play, Call for Scripts. Depending on the interpretation, the story of Cinderella has a variety of themes and lessons. Please select a theme or lesson from any Cinderella text as a catalyst for your one act.

Guidelines for Submission:
• For full consideration, one act scripts must be submitted before Friday, November 8th, 2019.
• Only one script per playwright is accepted.
• Submission must include a 100-300 word description of how the script aligns with the CSM Mission.
• Submission must include a 100-300 word description of how the script aligns with the theme of this
   year’s Call for Plays.

Formatting:

Script Parameters:

To best serve College of Saint Mary’s entirely female undergraduate population, we are seeking scripts that can be produced with an all-female cast.
• Only one-act plays are being accepted.
• Estimated production run time should be 90 minutes or less.
Selection:
 • The script must be written in English.
• The script must provide a character breakdown.
• The script must provide a brief description of the setting.
• The script must be unpublished.
• The script must not have previously received a fully-mounted production.
  • Submissions will be vetted by a small committee of CSM faculty, students, and staff.
• The winner will be announced in January, 2020.
• To be eligible for consideration, the playwright must be willing to travel to Omaha in late April or early
May of 2020 to serve as a guest lecturer and participate with workshops leading to the staged reading of the script. At this time dates are flexible.


How and Where to Submit:
• Script and Title Page must be submitted to: sklocke@csm.edu o SubjectLine(NewWorksInitiative)
o No other forms of submission will be accepted.

• Script:
o Must be in 1 File
o Must include: Play title, cast list, and setting description
o Submission must include a 100-300 word description of how the script aligns with the CSM
Mission.https://www.csm.edu/our-mission
o Submission must include a 100-300 word description of how the script aligns with the theme of this year’s Call for Plays.
• Title Page:
o Must include: Name, Address, Email and Phone Number
• Please forward all questions to:
Sarah Klocke, MFA
Associate Professor
Program Director for Theatre and Communication College of Saint Mary
7000 Marcy Rd / Omaha, NE 68106
sklocke@csm.edu
Office Phone: 402-399-2619

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