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Call for audio script submissions from Burnt Thicket Theatre

Burnt Thicket Theatre, Saskatoon
Deadline: August 29, 2021 - September 20, 2021


Name: Stephen Waldschmidt

Phone: 3062229226

E-mail: stephen@burntthicket.com

Website: https://burntthicket.com/call-for-submissions-treaty-people-audio-dramas/


September 20, 2021

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Short Audio Plays For TREATY PEOPLE (working title) – Burnt Thicket Theatre’s New Fiction Podcast

Burnt Thicket Theatre welcomes play submissions for a new series of digital audio dramas from diverse artists exploring the question, “What does it mean to be Treaty People?” Be provoked by this original fiction podcast and hear the stirring call to truth and reconciliation in our neighbourhoods, all across Canada. Captivating, unsettling, refreshing.

Up to 9 episodes will premiere digitally from November, 2021 to March, 2022 (dates to be confirmed).

Scripts must:
-be submitted in PDF format
-have a running length of approximately 15-30 minutes
-be written in English for performance as audio-only or be readily adaptable as an audio play
-require no more than 4 actors
-be a finished draft, though first drafts are acceptable
Preference will be given to unproduced new work which fits with the company's mission and values.

Playwrights selected will receive a fee of $675 minimum, at least 2 hours of dramaturgy, with an expectation of at least one round of playwriting revisions to their script, followed by a rehearsal process with professional actors, recording and online release between November 2021 – March 2022.

Submission Deadline: September 20, 2021

Submit by email with script and resume attached to Stephen Waldschmidt, artistic director, at: stephen@burntthicket.com

Full details at website link