Central PA Theatre & Dance Festival Playwriting Competition kicks off

STATE COLLEGE — The Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival is sponsoring a playwriting competition as part of the Festival’s 4th year.

Writers of all ages and experience levels are invited to submit their previously unproduced, original works for consideration. The winning entries will receive certificates and be performed as readings during the Festival in June 2021.

The event includes categories for both One Acts and Short Plays.

One-Act Category entries should have a performance time of no less than 30 minutes and no more than 45 minutes. Short Play Category entries should have a performance time of no less than five, and no more than 10 minutes. Plays must be submitted by March 15, 2021.

Complete submission requirements, including formatting, are available online at https://centralpatheatre.com/playwriting-festival/

The Central PA Theatre & Dance Festival is organized by Tempest Productions and held in June at various locations throughout downtown State College. The event features over 20 companies performing and producing, as well as workshops, readings, and more. The event is made possible in part by funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and a marketing grant from the Center County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

Up-to-date information on the festival, participating companies, sponsors and schedule is available at www.centralpatheatre.com, or by calling 1-866-248-5091.

Follow the festival at https://centralpatheatre.com/ , on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/centralpatheatrefest/ , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/centralpatheatrefest/ and Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/TempstOrg.


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