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					2010 ONE ACT NEW PLAY COMPETITION
For Immediate Release

The Georgia Theatre Conference, the official theatre organization for the state of Georgia, is now
taking submissions for its annual One Act New Play Competition. The competition is open writers
inside and outside of Georgia. Plays may be submitted in one of two categories: University/Professional
or Secondary School. The winning play in the University/Professional category will receive a $250.00
prize, a trophy, and will be presented as a staged reading at the Georgia Theatre Conference convention
held in Savannah, GA, October 14-16, 2010. There is a $150.00 prize and plaque for the winner in the
Secondary School category. Guidelines are listed below:

     Entries will be accepted between May 3, 2010 and August 14, 2010.

     One submission per playwright only. Play submissions must be one act in length. Full length
      scripts, ten-minute plays, children’s plays, and musicals are not acceptable. Plays should be less
      than approximately 50 pages in length, running-time no longer than one hour, and limited to 10
      or fewer characters.

     Plays must be unproduced (no professional productions) and unpublished. Readings and
      workshops are acceptable.

     Plays submitted in the Secondary School category must be submitted by the playwright, who – at
      the time of submission - has either not graduated from high school or is younger than 19 years of
      age. All other plays submitted by college/university age writers and older must be entered in the
      University/Professional category.

     Plays may be submitted in either hard copy or by email attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF
      format:
          o Hardcopy: One non-returnable copy with the playwright’s current address, telephone
              number(s), and email address. Do not include SASE. Do not include playwright
              information on the pages of the script.
          o Electronic: Email attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format with the following
              guidelines:
                   Text in 11-12 point type and in plain font (e.g. Times New Roman)
                   Script must include page numbers at the bottom of each page
                   The author’s name should not appear anywhere in the script, but the playwright’s
                      full name, current address, telephone number(s), and email address should be
                      included in the email or on a separate page
                   Please do not include resumes, playwright biographies, or history of the play

Please send all entries to:
                         Dr. Jimmy Bickerstaff
                         Department of Communication Arts, Theatre
                         Valdosta State University
                         1500 North Patterson Street
                         Valdosta, GA 31698
                         jbickerstaff@valdosta.edu

				
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