Scripted Toronto 2019
Scripted Toronto - Theatre Passe Muraille, May 7- 19, 2019 - NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
Process Theatre is now accepting submissions for its new Festival
Comedies, Sketch, Dramas, Satires, Radio Plays, One Acts and full length plays containing it all!
SCRIPTED TORONTO, a Festival of new written work. This exciting new Festival will be held over 12 days and provide an opportunity for writers to meet, learn, and present their new scripts for the first time. From first draft to final draft artists get listened to, receive feedback, meet peers, and watch each other work. Finally a Festival for writers to present their craft, be heard, and support each other!
We are accepting submissions from writers and performers in the categories of:
Full length plays, short plays, monologues, comedy, satire and sketch for presentation and staged readings
Film scripts, literature and poetry for readings.
The deadline for applications is Dec 31, 2018. Artists must be able to present their work during the Festival period May 7-19 2019. At this time the exact presentation date per performance(s) has not yet been confirmed so you will need to be flexible. We will also be hosting speakers, holding classes, inviting peers and hosting a gala to round out the Festival. Watch this page for more exciting news!
The Festival is being held at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace. Dimensions of the stage are Depth 19’2” Width 14' 8”. 50 Seats. A small intimate space perfect for bare boards, passion and good writing. However there are limitations.
1) The lighting will be general lighting. No high tech submissions will be considered. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT SCRIPTS THAT REQUIRE ADVANCED LIGHTING.
2) Each writer is responsible for their own artistic team, props, costumes and furnishing. We will have a table, 4 chairs , 1 desk, and 1 small sofa. You do not have to use these but they will be available if needed. They are standard issue. The writer/performer must provide everything else required for their script. YOUR team must be able to carry them onstage, set up and strike quickly. You will have the assistance of one volunteer. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT SCRIPTS THAT REQUIRE ADVANCED STAGING.
There is a reading fee of $25. YOUR script will be READ AND ADJUDICATED by a panel of 5 professional writers, directors and playwrights. Make sure your script is copy written as per your countries guidelines. When we receive your application we do so acknowledging this has been completed and accept the script from you as copy written. You can send video samples with your written work if you wish. The deadline for submission is Dec 31, 2018. We are accepting applications worldwide, and welcome all artists to visit Toronto. All artists are responsible for their own transportation, accommodation, and expenses. IF YOU WISH TO PRESENT MORE THAN ONCE, PLEASE INDICATE THIS IN YOUR SUBMISSION OR WE WILL SCHEDULE YOU FOR ONE PRESENTATION ONLY.
**** If you are in need of actors to assist, please let us know and we will gladly introduce you to our vibrant acting community in Toronto, many who are enthusiastic to assist. It is your responsibility to create your own team and provide whatever monetary compensation you see fit to provide.
Submissions - Please send your script and supporting material to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2018. Submissions will ONLY be read after the application fee is paid. We will notify each artist as to the status of their application in January 2019.
AFTER YOU PAY YOUR READING FEE PLEASE EMAIL INFO@PROCESSTHEATRE.CA WITH: A PDF OF YOUR SCRIPT, THE CATEGORY YOU WANT TO SUBMIT UNDER AND ANY LINKS TO VIDEO RESOURCES IF YOU WANT TO SEND THEM.
The Festival will host a variety of new work. We are extremely excited to create this opportunity so please submit as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please let us know what stage your work is at (First to final draft). The festival works on a 50-50 box office split for artists.
THE FESTIVAL WISHES EVERYONE THE BEST OF LUCK AND WILL CONTACT ALL APPLICANTS IN JANUARY.
TO APPLY CLICK ON SCRIPTED TORONTO APPLICATION PAGE