Alpine Fellowship Theatre Prize – £3000
Aimed at encouraging theatre writers at the start of their careers to explore and challenge philosophical ideas using the dramatic form. The prize will be £3000 plus a rehearsed reading at the Fellowship’s annual Symposium on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.
Requirements: A dialogue sample of at least 10 pages (a previous play is fine) and a brief proposal of the writer’s intended treatment of the year’s theme of ‘Childhood’ (2 pages max, a single paragraph is fine) both sent to the e-mail address below by March 15th. The Prize is open to anyone above 18 years of age.
The Winner will be expected to deliver a completed script by May 15th, allowing for casting and rehearsals prior to the reading in Venice.
Judge: Shortlisted entries will be notified by email. Young playwright and screenwriter Michael Lesslie will judge the submissions and direct the winning entry’s reading.
Deadline: March 15th 2018
Delivery of work: May 15th 2018
Symposium: June 21st – 24th 2018
Entries to: email@example.com