Young Playwrights Project at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre

Are you a young playwright in High School? Have an exciting 10-minute play you’d love to see on stage? Merrigong Theatre Co wants to hear from you!

Criteria to apply

Scripts are assessed by professional practitioners, and the playwrights selected will work with a mentor to develop their play over a four week period from Wednesday, 23 June 2021.

At the end of this process, young actors from The Drama Studio will perform the works and playwrights will be able to enjoy their scripts brought to life on stage.

Criteria to apply
All scripts submitted must be:

  • Written by current High School students
  • 10 minutes in length
  • Inoffensive and suitable for 13 -18 year olds to perform
  • Include a filled out cover sheet which you can download here.

The deadline for script submission is Friday, 4 June 2021.

Are you a young playwright?

What are you waiting for? Get your scripts in!

Have an exciting 10-minute play you’d love to see on stage?

Email our friendly Education Coordinator education@merrigong.com.au or call 02 4224 5947 for more info.

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