YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS’ AND YOUNG AT HEART PLAYWRIGHTS’ FESTIVAL FREE WORKSHOP THIS SATURDAY AT 10:00
Calling all 7th, 8th graders, High School students, and 65+ life-long learners with an interest in being a part of our upcoming Playwrights’ Festival! We will be hosting a FREE workshop this Saturday the 14th at Pendragon Theatre to help you get ready to put pen to paper and work on your submissions
Young and Young@Heart Playwright’s Festival and Workshops
WORKSHOPS at Pendragon November
DEADLINE for Submissions FEBRUARY 1st
Pendragon Theatre is looking for submissions for its annual Young Playwrights’ Festival and new endeavor, Young @Heart Playwright’s Festival, which will take
place at the theatre on April 2 & 3.
Calling all 7th grade, 8th grade, high school aged and 65+ playwrights! Playwrights across the Adirondack Park are being asked to submit original one-act plays
and musicals to be adjudicated by the Pendragon team for a chance to be presented on a professional stage. The winning playwrights will work with a creative
team composed of a director, dramaturg, designers, and actors to develop and stage the script. Students should expect a vibrant discussion of the work, a full
rehearsal with the artistic team, and opportunities to re-write their plays. The Festival culminates in a full performance of the winning plays and a script-in-hand
public reading of the runners-up In order to be eligible, plays must be between 10 and 30 pages long, and can be on the subject of your choosing! Co-writing with
other students is allowed. There are no fees to submit, and up to three plays per playwright/playwriting team may be submitted. Pendragon will contact Festival
Competition winners in early March.
Pendragon artists will work with interested writers and/or classes to present playwriting workshops. Two free workshops will be held at the theater on Saturday
November 14 and December 30 from 10-12pm. Come and learn playwriting basics through games and discussion and have your work given feedback from
our theater professionals. All ages tha
t qualify for contest welcome.
For more information, or to download the submission form, please visit our website at www.pendragontheatre.org, call us at 518-891-1854 or email to email@example.com.
Pendragon Theatre is located at 15 Brandy Brook Ave, Saranac Lake, NY, 12983.
PENDRAGON YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL 2016
DEADLINE: Submissions must be postmarked OR e-mailed by February 1, 2016
FEES: There are no fees for submitting!
ELIGIBILITY: Playwrights must be in a high school or high school-aged and live in the Adirondack Park.
Co-written plays are allowed, provided all writers meet age requirement.
CONTENT: One-act original plays and musicals on ANY subject!
LIMIT: Up to 3 plays per playwright or playwright team.
FORMAT: All script pages must be numbered and printed (for mail submissions) on one side and unbound. Plays submitted
by e-mail MUST be in PDF format. Plays should be 10-30 pages. Submissions MUST include a Cover Sheet with the
Title of Play
Playwright’s Date of Birth (with year)
Please include on a separate page:
Contact Phone Number
NO RETURNS: Scripts will NOT be returned so please do not send any originals.
NOTIFICATION: We will contact Festival Competition winners in MARCH 2016.
PERFORMANCE: Winning plays will be performed in the Festival at Pendragon in April..
QUESTIONS: call 518-891-1854
SUBMIT BY MAIL:
Young Playwrights Festival
c/o Pendragon Theater
15 Brandy Brook Ave.
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
SUBMIT BY E-MAIL:
Send as PDF format with Play Title in Subject to:
And the 2015 winners are . . .
Middle School Runner-up: The 13th Gate by Jenna Morgan and Ryley Fischer. (Saranac Lake Middle School) Teacher Mrs. Reyell
Middle School Winner: True or False by Rosemary Crowley. (Saranac Lake Middle School) Teacher Mr. Carlisto
High School Runner-Up: Sticks by Sawyer T. Chase III (Saranac Lake High School)
High School Winner: Blackout by Sophie Morelli (Lake Placid High School), Witter Swanson and Silas Swanson (Saranac Lake High School)
Honorable Mentions: Here’s Jessie by Rachel Clements (Home School) and Voices by Tanner Stanton (Lake Placid High School) Teacher Mr. Gotham
For more information contact Pendragon Theatre at 518.891.1854 or firstname.lastname@example.org
YPF is underwritten in part by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation dedicated to
improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.
ELMER by Witter Swanson
Prisoner (Steve DeHond) and Elmer (Jason Amrhein)
Fred Balzac, Karen Kirkham, Karen Lewis
Workshops at YPF 2014