Breaking The Bow And The Ten-Minute Asian Pacific Islander Play Contest

Sunday, August 23, 2009


Interested playwrights should submit their stapled, ten minute plays along with $8 entrance fee by September 25, 2009. Any contact information should be included on a separate, unattached page. Any writer can submit their play to the contest which has a focus on promoting and discovering Asian Pacific Islander writers and on scripts that have prominent, non-stereotypical, and strong Asian Pacific Islander characters and themes. Scripts will be judged blind by three renowned, prominent writers and/or theater artists.

The winning plays will be PERFORMED on stage by actors on opening night. Winning playwrights will also have their library of works along with short synopses of each prominently displayed during the festival.

In keeping with the festival’s goals, the ten-minute play contest focuses on the promotion of undiscovered, unattached, and unknown talent however all US residents are eligible to enter.

Submission period: current to September 25
Judging September 28-October 9
Winner notification October 12
Auditions for roles on October 15
PERFORMANCE of winners October 22, opening night of the festival
Read the full submission guidelines at their site.