Fast Play Fest 2019

Emily Reeder Community News, Developmental Wing, Opportunities, Uncategorized

24 hours of scheduled time over two days to create a festival of short plays from scratch!

Who:
TBG Students (past and present) will serve as writers, directors, and actors. Together all will create and perform a series of new, short plays the weekend of AUG 9-11, 2019.

When:
Kickoff  is Friday, August 9 from 7 – 9:30pm; Scripts due and rehearsals begin Saturday, August 10; Technical rehearsals and performances of the short plays will be Sunday, August 11. Performance at 7pm. 

How:
Participants will meet together Friday night to pair up casts, directors and writers, get to know each other  and begin the creative process. Writers will write their plays Friday night to Saturday morning. Directors will receive their plays and meet with their playwright Saturday afternoon. Rehearsals with actors take place Saturday from 3:30 – 10pm. There will be final rehearsals Sunday morning or afternoon and tech Sunday afternoon (schedules will vary). Ready or not, the show goes on at 7pm Sunday night!

Want to participate in the weekend? 

For consideration, please follow the submission guidelines below and confirm that you will be available for the listed schedules. Submissions are due by Friday, July 12. Chosen participants will be notified by Friday, July 26.

Writers: 
Submit resume and writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to: writers@barrowgroup.org

Directors:
Submit resume to: directors@barrowgroup.org

Actors: 
Submit headshot and resume to: actors@barrowgroup.org

Writers MUST be available:
Friday, Aug 9,  7:00pm: Kickoff
Saturday, Aug 10, 9:30am: Play Deadline
Saturday, Aug 10,  3 – 4:30pm: Director meeting and first read-through
Sunday, Aug 11, 6 – 9pm: Reception and performance

Directors MUST be available:
Friday, Aug 9,  7:00pm: Kickoff
Saturday, Aug 10, 2:30 – 10:00 pm: Meeting with playwright and rehearsals
Sunday, Aug 11, 10am – 9pm: Two-hour rehearsal, a 15-minute tech meeting, an hour of tech, and the performances at 7pm

Actors MUST be available:
Friday, Aug 9,  7:00pm: Kickoff
Saturday, Aug 10, 3:30 – 10:00 pm: Rehearsals
Sunday, Aug 11, 10am – 9pm: Two-hour rehearsal, an hour of tech, and the performances at 7pm

THERE WILL BE A PARTY FOR EVERYONE FOLLOWING THE PERFORMANCES ON SUNDAY.