LAUNCH OF DAW’S 2011
ONE ACT PLAYWRITING COMPETITION
The DRAMA ASSOCIATION OF WALES (DAW) has now launched its Playwriting Competition for one act plays 2011. The competition aims to encourage the writing of plays for amateur theatre in English and Welsh. In addition to cash awards, prize-winning plays will be considered for publication. Previous prizewinners have been published and performed as a result of promotion through our New Writing Scheme.
THE WINNING PLAY IN EACH CATEGORY
WILL RECEIVE A CASH PRIZE OF £250
AND WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR PUBLICATION
PLAYING TIME: 20-50 MINS – A MINIMUM CAST OF TWO
An Adjudicating Panel appointed by the Drama Association of Wales will read and consider the plays entered into the Competition and will award the following prizes:
• Best Play for a Youth Cast (16-25 years) - £250
• Best Play in the Open Category - £250
• Best Play in the Welsh Language - £250
• plus commemorative Prizewinners Medals
• The above plays will be considered for publication by DAW Publications
• The Best Play from a Wales Based Playwright will be awarded a bursary to Tŷ Newydd, the National Writers’ Centre for Wales
NEW TO THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION!!
If you would like to make use of DAW’s Script Reading Service whilst your play is with us, please remit £30.00 as the combined price of both competition entry - £12.50 and Script Reading Service - £17.50.
For an application form, please contact me, Teresa Hennessy, at the Drama Association of Wales (DAW) on Cardiff +44 (0) 29 2045 2200;
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website: www.dramawales.org.uk
The competition is held to promote the writing of One Act plays in English and Welsh. The closing date for entries to the competition is 31st January 2011.
THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO EVERYONE. DON'T BE DISCOURAGED FROM ENTERING IF YOU LIVE OUTSIDE WALES - WE RECEIVE ENTRIES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.
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