No experience necessary

Carrollwood Players accepts submissions of new, never-before-produced One Act Plays for consideration to be featured on our stage during our 2018 One-Act Play Festival on May 18-20, 2018.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Scripts must be, original material, unpublished and not previously produced on stage (including staged readings) in Florida.
  • Plays must be a maximum of 15 minutes long, there is no minimum length.
  • Plays will be performed against black curtain. Play settings should be simple or suggested.
  • Cover-sheet of play should have title, author, author’s telephone number, and author’s e-mail. The playwright’s information should not appear anywhere else in the script.
  • Entries are judged anonymously; the One Act Committee will only consider manuscript quality.
  • Scripts will not be returned.
  • Scripts submitted without the entry fee will not be considered.
  • If submitting online, PDF is preferred.

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Submission Deadline: Scripts must be received by 5:00pm February 2, 2018. The One Act Committee reserves the right to end submissions early depending on volume.

Announcement: Selections will be announced in February of 2018.

Other: Auditions will occur in early March 2018. One Act Festival is May 18-20, 2017.

Entry Fee: $5.00 includes up to three submissions and may be mailed in by check or submitted via PayPal at the link below.  (If submitting via PayPal, please remit $5 payment prior to completing the registration form.)

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