Category Archives: Opportunities & Workshops

Find opportunities including paid and volunteer work around the area. Also find workshops to increase your experience and skills.

BYU HEX Symposium

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) at Brigham Young University is proud to invite all student researchers with an interest in the cultural aspects of the human experience to participate in the Human Experience (HEX) Research Symposium on April 7, 2017. This symposium is open to all students in all majors at BYU.

The call for submissions and presenter application are provided below. We hope you will consider presenting your current research on topics involving peoples or cultures, and take advantage of this great opportunity to refine your research, hone professional presentation skills, and enhance your resumes and graduate school applications.

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2018 INNER VOICES – Call for Scripts

INNER VOICES Social Issues Theatre at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2018 National Call for Scripts. The 2018 Call for Script will explicitly focus on the theme of Social Justice as Environmental Justice.

INNER VOICES Social Issues
Theatre addresses complex, timely and often difficult social issues that connect deeply to the university communities and beyond, through performances followed by post-performance audience dialogues.

The possible topics might include such things as food deserts, environmental hazards, recycling, sustainable architecture, water and energy issues, and the impact of these on mental health and well being, etc. An award will be given to those playwrights whose scripts comply with the guidelines and are selected. Decisions of the panelists shall be final.

We are looking for scripts in two categories:
A. Ten-Minute play: up to six will be selected, $700.00 will be awarded per selected winning script
B. Forty-Minute play: up to three will be selected, $1,500.00 will be awarded per selected winning script

For further access to access to submission guidelines and requirements, click here. For further access to the application, click here.

48-Hour Film Competition

Brigham Young University Student Service Association (BYUSA) is hosting a 48-hour film competition February 1st-7th, 2018. This event aims to encourage students with varying levels of experience to create a short film that may be presented to the student body. Competitors will be given 48 hours to film and edit a video. Our hope is that you will get the chance to showcase your talents. For student registration and information, click here.

 

Mary Lou Fulton Scholarship

The Mary Lou Fulton Scholarship is now accepting admissions! Mary Lou Fulton provides support in the following areas: individual scholarly and creative projects, group scholarships and projects, department initiatives, and program area support. It provides this support through a variety of scholarships, internships, dramaturgy and much more. For more information, including application forms for both students and faculty, click here.

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Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest

Utah Valley University is seeking scripts for child audiences from Utah College student playwrights for its fourth annual Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest. The deadline has been extended to Thursday, January 25. The winning Utah college student playwright receives a $250 cash prize plus a staged reading and workshop development as well as opportunities to work with the national division winner. An additional $500 “Strike It Rich” prize may be awarded for the winning script in either division or shared between the two winners, if the play is based on the life of a real child.

For complete rules, guidelines, and the entry form, click here (it is the second contest underneath the post for Young Playwrights for Change).

 

 

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Hollins University – Playwright’s Lab, Graduate Degrees

DEGREES OFFERED

PLAYWRITING M.F.A.

Students get their M.F.A. in three to five six-week summer sessions. You’ll work with visiting professional faculty, artists-in-residence, and guest speakers, developing personal and professional relationships. This can lead to reading and production credits before graduation.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

The Playwright’s Lab features two professional certificate training programs that model best practices. These programs focus on the special skills required to work on new plays in production. They also pair playwrights with actors and directors in dynamic collaborations.

Visit hollins.edu/grad/playriting for more information.