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Subject: ATC Seeking Submissions for the 2006 Latino Playwriting Award
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For Immediate Release
February 3, 2006
Media Contact: Jennifer Spencer, 602.256.6899 x 6202
ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY SEEKS SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2006 NATIONAL LATINO
The National Latino Playwriting Award was established by Arizona Theatre
Company to create a greater awareness of the work being done by Latino
playwrights. Recent recipients of the Award are Luis Santiero, Karen
Zacarias, Caridad Svich, Felix Pire (whose play, The Origins of Happiness in
Latin, was produced by ATC in spring 2003), Luis Alfaro and Octavio Solis.
Latino playwrights residing in the United States, its territories, or Mexico
are encouraged to submit scripts for the 2006 Award. The deadline for new
submissions is March 30, 2006. Each script will be read and evaluated by a
culturally diverse panel of theatre artists. Finalists will be judged by ATC
artistic staff. The winner will be awarded $1,000 and will be considered for
ATC's GENESIS: New Play Reading Series. For more information about the
National Latino Playwriting Award, call Elaine Romero, ATC's
Playwright-in-Residence at (520) 884-8210.
2006 NATIONAL LATINO PLAYWRITING AWARD GUIDELINES
One playwright will be awarded $1,000 and the possible inclusion of the
winning play in ATC's GENESIS: New Play Reading Series.
The award is open to all Latino playwrights currently residing in the United
States, its territories, or Mexico.
Scripts may be in English, English and Spanish, or solely in Spanish.
(Spanish language and bilingual scripts must be accompanied by an English
Plays must be unpublished and unproduced by the time of submission.
Full-length and one-act plays (minimum length, 50 pages) on any subject will
Scripts will be read by a culturally diverse panel of theatre artists. The
award-winning play will be selected from a group of finalists by ATC's
senior artistic staff.
Submit one securely bound script, including the play's title and the
author's name on the front page. (Please no staple, velo or spiral
binding). We do not accept scripts via email.
Include a one-page cover letter, describing the play's developmental history
and any other relevant information about the play.
We are not responsible for the safe return of scripts.
Submissions must be postmarked by March 30, 2006.
Mail manuscripts to:
Arizona Theatre Company
National Latino Playwriting Award
Attn: Elaine Romero, Playwright-in-Residence
343 S. Scott St.
Tucson, AZ 85701
The winner will be notified by August 1, 2006.
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