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10 Minute Play Contest

This year's conference will feature five winners of a 10-Minute Play Competition.  If you are a playwright, please see the qualifying criteria and submission information below.

THE PLAYS must:

  • be on the theme of The Power of Engagement
  • feature a woman character
  • have a reading time of no longer than 10 minutes
  • be unpublished and unproduced (previous readings acceptable)

THE PLAYWRIGHT must:  

  • be a woman or woman-identified
  • attend the conference
  • bring to the conference actors rehearsed and ready to read her play (Winners will be provided names of registrants who are volunteer actors.)

THE PROCESS (BLIND SUBMISSON):

  • 5 plays will be chosen from the first 30 submitted that meet the guidelines.
  • Winning plays will be selected by May 31.
  • Winning plays will be given a reading at the conference.
  • Conference fee will be waived for winning playwrights and their actors.

HOW TO SUBMIT:  Send the following to repstage@howardcc.edu...

  • an email including playwright’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address and name of play
  • an attachment with a Word or pdf version of the script containing NO identifying information
  • NO entrance fee
  • Submission deadline: May 1, 2019 (limit of 1 per playwright)
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