The Palm Springs Young Playwrights Festival

The Palm Springs Young Playwrights Festival

WELCOMING STUDENT SUBMISSIONS

Deadline to submit student plays:
August 31, 2020

The Riverside County Office of Education Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) welcomes student submissions to The Palm Springs Young Playwrights Festival. Winning plays will be read in one-day festival at the Palm Springs Cultural Arts Center.

DEADLINE

Plays must be submitted by email or mailed postmarked by August 31, 2020.

FEES

There are no fees for submitting your work to the Festival.

ELIGIBILITY

Playwrights must be 18 years old or younger on August 31, 2020; co-written plays are allowed, provided all writers meet age requirement.

CONTENT

Original plays on any subject.

LIMIT

Up to 3 plays per playwright or playwright team.
Plays should be 10 pages (minimum) to 40 pages (maximum).

FORMAT

Plays must have numbered script pages. Plays submitted by email must be sent as PDF. Plays submitted by mail must be
printed on one side and unbound. Submissions must include a cover sheet with: Title, Playwright Name, Playwright Date
of Birth (with year), Age, School Name, Email Address, Contact Phone Number, Mailing Address.

Scripts will not be returned, so please do not send originals.

NOTIFICATION

Festival competition winners will be contacted the first week of October 2020.

PERFORMANCE

Winning plays will be read in the one-day Festival at The Palm Springs Cultural Arts Center (Camelot Movie Theatre), date TBD.

SUBMISSION

Email: Send play(s) and cover sheet as PDF with play title in subject line to:  info@psypf.com
Mail: Send unbound play(s) and cover sheet to:
Young Playwrights Festival
c/o Coyote StageWorks, Inc.
P. O. Box 5401
Palm Springs, CA 92263

FOR MORE INFORMATION
info@psypf.com and www.psypf.com