Paramount School of the Arts Announces New TYA play commission for BIPOC writers

TYA TOURING PRODUCTION COMMISSION SUBMISSION
Thanks to the support of the NEA’s Arts Work Grant Program, we are proud to announce the commission of a new play with music for young audiences that will tour greater-Aurora area schools. We will spend the winter and spring of 2021 developing the piece with a workshop reading with the hopes to tour the piece during the 2020-2021 school year.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: JANUARY 5, 2021
For our inaugural commission, submissions for this award are open only to writers of color.

Commissions: One proposal will be awarded with a commission of $3,000

TO APPLY, A PLAYWRIGHT MUST DIGITALLY SUBMIT:
A one-page play proposal for a new or in progress, 45-60 minute, unwritten theatre for young audiences play with music
A one-page resume
A 3-5 page sample scene
One of your finished plays, for reference only
A completed submission application form
All materials can be submitted to: school@paramountarts.com with the subject line: TYA Commission Submission

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