Calling all New Brunswick Playwrights

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Notable Acts Theatre Company launch province-wide playwriting competition.

notable actsThe NotaBle Acts Theatre Company is now looking for submissions for its fifteenth annual province-wide playwriting competition. Contest winners will have their work featured as part of the 2016 NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival, to be held in Fredericton, July 20th– 30th.

New Brunswick playwrights have the opportunity to submit work in three categories, one for 15-30 minute site-specific plays, one for 7-10 minute short plays and another for 30-50 minute one-act plays. Up to four winners from the one-act category will be staged as part of the festival, along with four winners from the short play category and up to three winners from the site-specific category. Students in New Brunswick schools are also eligible to enter scripts for a separate category of the playwriting contest.

In addition to having their work produced at the festival, all winning playwrights will receive a cash prize and script support from an established Canadian playwright.

Copies of the contest rules and guidelines, as well as instructions on how to submit, are available at www.nbacts.com. Questions about the contest can be directed to lfalken@unb.ca or (506) 458-7406.

The deadline for entries is April 23rd, 2016

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