Local theatre company seeks young playwrights

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Local theatre company Riot Act, Inc. is looking for new, short plays by local writers for production in Riot Act’s Spring Series of Shorts in June 2016. For the Third Annual New Play Festival, the organization seeks to foster new work, provide opportunities for playwrights to see their work produced, and stimulate an interest in contemporary theatre in Jackson audiences. The contest opens on January 1, 2016 and all entries are due by March 1, 2016. Winners will be notified by March 30, 2016 and up to four plays will be chosen for production in June 2016. Guidelines include: - Plays must run 20-30 minutes in total (20-30 pages). - Plays can require no more than six actors. - Set and props should be simple and must be easily moved. - No more than 1 set change or 2 total sets allowed. - Playwrights must be residents of the community. - Plays must have never been previously published or performed. More information on the Third Annual New Play Festival is available here. *Feature Photo: From the Second Annual New Play Festival. h/t Riot Act, Inc. / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news #whatshappening