Congratulations to our 10 finalists for the 1st Donna Scott Productions Short Playfest 2018! Our originally scheduled playfest event for May 18 & 19 at the Charlotte Art League has been postponed- please stay tuned HERE for new dates and times!
Finalists of the 1st Donna Scott Productions Short Playfest 2018:
Lawson Caldwell, The Piece
Kacy Connon, Fake Art
Anne Flanagan, Doing Lunch
Anne Flanagan, Sales of a Death Man
Stephanie Gardner, Tabula Rasa
Graham Odom, Where Are We Going
Meredith Owen, In the Frame
Paige Johnston Thomas, Brooke Sheild’s Mom
Chloe Whitehorn, Voyeur Seeking Audience
Dwayne Yancey, Letters from Mona Lisa
Thank you to all that submitted!
**SUBMISSIONS FOR PLAYFEST HAVE CLOSED- thank you**
SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR NEW SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL IN May 2018
Donna Scott Productions in Charlotte, NC is seeking submissions for their first short play festival.
The DSP Short Playfest will be held May 18 -19, 2018 to help celebrate the opening of our partner the Charlotte Art League in their new home at Station House in Noda at 4100 Raleigh Street Suite A.
The festival will consist of two nights of staged readings of the selected plays where directors and actors will bring the stories to life for audiences. By submitting your play, you are agreeing to allow your play to be presented and produced as a reading at the festival. Audience Choice winner will receive a $100 prize. Submissions must meet ALL of the guidelines below for consideration.
-Plays must deal with the subject of art in some form.
-Comedies are preferred.
-Plays must contain a central female character and allow for racially diverse casting.
-Plays should not exceed 15 minutes in length.
-Scripts should be in 12 Point type and have numbered pages
-Scripts should be sent as a pdf.
-Please include your name and contact information on a separate file than your entry (to allow for blind judging) with title page/contact sheet including name, address, email and phone number.
-The playwright’s name should not appear anywhere in the body of the script.
Deadline for submissions is Friday April 27 at 6pm. Plays chosen for the fest will be notified by May 6. Scripts should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
SPEAKING EVENTS, Spring 2018:
UNCC Women in Theatre Panel April 5, 2018: Race, Feminism, Intersectionality, Life Balance
Donna Scott Productions at Davidson College
Katy M. Bray Women’s Leadership Conference March 17
Producing The World You Want to See: Activism through Theatre and Life
For the last 3 years, donna scott productions has been the resident theatre company of the Charlotte Art League. What started as an accidental partnership in 2015 after a date fell through with another venue has become the most solid and reciprocal partnership of our 12 year history. We love creating alongside the artists of CAL and calling their space our home. We’re proud to have met our goal in our campaign to support the Charlotte Art League after all they’ve done for us. THANK YOU for helping us keep local art alive and affordable in Charlotte!
donna scott productions is a theatre and arts production company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our mission at dsp is to provide Charlotte audiences, artists and collaborating partners with unique and diverse opportunities for creative experience and expression. For more information about us, visit our About/History page.