Who is eligible to enter the Young Playwrights Festival?
Any Greater Fort Wayne area public, private or home-schooled kindergartner to high school senior. Student must be enrolled by September 6, 2016.
Is teacher involvement required?
No. Students can enter on their own and work independently. all for One will offer a one half-day Writers’ Workshop to provide young playwrights, parents and educators valuable playwriting resources.
What does it cost?
There is no fee to participate in the Festival.*
*A fee is charged for the one-day writer workshop. Workshop attendance is not required to participate in the Festival.
What will winning playwrights receive?
Distinguished playwrights will each receive media coverage; $50-$100 gift cards to Barnes and Noble for new books; and their plays will be published in book form. The top two plays (one in each age division) will be produced and staged by local professionals at the Young Playwrights Gala, May 12 & 13, 2017, and the playwrights will receive full scholarships to 2017-2018 Young Playwright Writer’s Workshop.
What can playwrights expect?
October 15, 2016 – Workshop Registrations Due
October 22, 2016 – YPF Writer Workshop
December 31, 2016 – Play submission deadline
February 2017 – Winning plays announced
March 7, 2017 – Auditions to cast winning plays
March – May 2017 – Rehearsals of winning plays
May 12 & 13, 2017 – Young Playwrights Festival Gala Performances of winning and runner-up plays
How does a playwright register to enter the YPF Competition?
Contact all for One productions at email@example.com with your name and address to request your registration packet. Be sure to take advantage of the October writer’s workshop and resources.