Young Playwrights’ Award 2013
Are you a high school student with a passion for writing and a love of theatre? Do you have a script you want read by a professional theatre company? We want to read it!
Queensland Theatre Company is now calling for entries from high school students for the 2013 Young Playwrights Awards. We are looking for a sample of your writing whether that be a short play you wrote for school or a full length script, we want to read it! Please read the guidelines below to make sure your sample is suitable.
Who can enter?
Any highschool student with an interest in playwriting and a script they can submit.
What do you win?
All entrants will receive a certificate and feedback on their writing.
Three finalists will be selected and will receive:
- A $100 gift voucher to Queensland Theatre Company
- An online publication of your writing via QTC’s website.
- A feedback meeting about your writing with a Dramaturg.
- A certificate detailing your achievement.
- A public announcement of your achievement on QTC’s website and Facebook pages.
- You can only enter with your own original script. It must be your own work, and not that of a group or another person.
- You must be attending a Queensland high school at the time of entry and at the time the awards are presented.
- Your script must reach a minimum of 10 pages and not exceed 150 pages in length.
How do you enter?
- Read the Entry Guidelines above and the Terms and Conditions below.
- Make sure you have a sample of your writing for theatre ready to submit. Your script must reach a minimum of 10 pages and not exceed 150 pages in length.
- Fill in your details on the application form below.
- Attach your writing sample below
- Attach a photocopy of your School ID, Birth Certificate or Passport (something that shows your age)
- Click Submit.
- Wait for QTC to get in touch with you on the success of your application. Good luck!
Terms and Conditions
- You can submit as many entries to the competition as you like. If you have more than one writing sample we encourage you to enter more than once.
- Entries strictly close on August 1 2013. Late submissions cannot be accepted.
- Entries must be submitted online. Hard copy entries cannot be accepted.
- Entries must be submitted with proof of age.
- All entrants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 30 August 2013