Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Artist Opportunity

The Young Playwrights Latino Challenge
Submission deadline: April 7

A message from TeatroStageFest:


If you are a New York City high school student - Latino or not - listen up! There are only 7 days left to submit your original plays to the Young Playwrights Latino Challenge, the second annual city-wide playwriting competition held by TeatroStageFest in partnership with Young Playwrights Inc.

Don't miss this awesome chance to be a part of the most exciting, two-week theatre festival (June 2-15, 2008) featuring great theatre from New York, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain!

ALL STUDENTS who submit a script to YPLC will get free tickets to local and international shows at TeatroStageFest 2008, along with a Certificate of Merit, and feedback from a professional playwright.

FIRST PRIZE PLAYWRIGHT/S will be awarded $500 and the WINNING PLAY will have a staged reading with professional actors at the celebrated APOLLO THEATER during the YPLC awards ceremony. SECOND and THIRD PRIZE WINNERS will receive $250 each. TEACHERS associated with 5 or more student submissions will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to TeatroStageFest.

Join our young playwrights community at www.myspace.com/latinochallenge.
For YPLC contest guidelines, go to www.youngplaywrights.org. For help with your writing, email latinochallenge@youngplaywrights.org or call (212) 594-5440.

Postmark your play on or before Monday, April 7th to:
Young Playwrights Inc.
Dept. LC
PO Box 5134
New York, NY 10185
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