Telluride Theatre: “You Write It. We Perform It,” Deadline, 4/3!

Telluride Theatre: “You Write It. We Perform It,” Deadline, 4/3!

Telluride Theatre presents the 1st (and hopefully only) annual Shelter In Place 3-5 Minute Play Festival
“You Write it! We perform it!” Submit plays to by April 3, 2020. Finalists will be notified by April 6, 2020. Filming, showings/airings will happen right after. (Right now the idea is to pick 10 submissions, but Telluride Theatre see how many it gets.) Top scripts will be chosen to be cast and directed and filmed for online viewing, as well as on KOTO as radio plays. Casting and directing of the top scripts to be done by Telluride Theatre. (Playwrights do not have input in casting or directing decisions.)

Winning plays will be performed by Telluride Theatre’s ensemble of actors & posted online for the world to see.

They will also be broadcast on KOTO as radio plays.

• Submission must be a 3-5 minute original play (approx. 500 – 750 words)

• Play can be a monologue for 1 character or a scene for 2 characters. (please no more than 2 characters)

• Comedy, drama, historical are all welcome. The more fantastical & imaginative the better.

• Make sure your play has a beginning, middle & an end.

• Plays must be submitted as a MS Word document. Please do not put in the body of the email.

• Play must be created in 12 pt Ariel font.

• Open to all ages. Families can submit a group effort play too!

• Open to San Miguel county residents & second homeowners.

• Only 1 submission per playwright please.

  • Tera C Wick
    Posted at 15:26h, 29 March

    Would you consider opening this up to Ouray county folks as well??

    • admin
      Posted at 19:51h, 19 April

      You would have to ask Telluride Theatre. Perhaps.

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  • Jess Lackey
    Posted at 10:56h, 24 April

    Hi Tera,

    I apologize for the delayed response as I was just alerted of your question this week. Unfortunately, we have closed submissions for the Shelter in Place Play Festival. However, please feel free to sign up for our newsletter so you can get updates on Telluride Theatre news. I’ve left a link below for you:

    As well, always feel free to reach out to my email with any questions you may have:

    We are always happy to welcome our neighbors to join us in our theatre events!

    Kindest regards,

    Jess Lackey
    Dir. of Marketing & Biz Development