Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Call for submissions: Fringe 2013 New Play Contest

Applications are open! If you would like to apply for the fringe 2013 new play contest (our 25th anniversary festival) please complete the following steps:

1. APPLICATION FORM: Fill out this online application form.

2. SCRIPT: Email your script to Claire Wynveen at as a Word Document ONLY. (Please no PDF.)

**Make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in your script, as the plays are selected via a blind jury process. Email a second 1-page document with playwright name, play title, contact email address and contact phone number. This contact sheet will only be used for administrative purposes. 

3. PAYMENT FORM: Download and fill out this payment form. Please mail or drop off the form, which must be received within 7 business days of completing your online application form. If you intend to pay via credit card, you may email the completed payment form to Claire Wynveen within 7 business days of completing your application online.

Applications will close on Friday October 26th at 5pm, or when 80 submissions have been received. Please call 416-966-1062 x 3 for more information.

First Place Winner will receive the following:

1. A free spot in the Toronto Fringe Festival, for the winning play.  This prize has no cash value and can’t be sold or transferred to another party.  The winning playwright will have to fill out and sign an Indoor Application Form and abide by all of the policies of The Toronto Fringe Festival.

2. A cash prize of $1250 courtesy of Exclamation Foundation Inc. and macIDeas to go towards the production expenses of the Fringe production.  An expense report will be requested.

3. Production consultation courtesy of Exclamation Foundation and macIDeas.

Second Place Winner will receive $200

Third Place Winner will receive $100.

Past winners include:

“Help Yourself” by Kat Sandler (2012), “Kim’s Convenience” by Insurp Choi (2011), “Short Story Long” by joel fishbane (2010), “A Singularity of Being” by T. Berto (2009), “Wake” by Rachael Blair (2008), “Expiry Dating” by Alison Broverman (2007), “Love Songs from Unlikely Places” by David Egan (2006), “Bella Donna” by David Copelin (2005), “Stealing Freedom” by Stephanie Nickerson (2004), “That Boy” by Paul Gibson (2003) and “Fish/Wife” by Rick Roberts (2002).

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