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Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude at Mystic Seaport

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Snapshots Playwriting Contest Accepting Submissions

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Jan 30, 2014 to Feb 28, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Snapshots Playwriting Contest Accepting Submissions

Slant of Light Productions is currently accepting submissions for its SNAPSHOTS Program Writing Contest. Rough drafts are accepted and encouraged, as well as are submissions from students.

The winning pieces will receive a complete workshop of their piece within Slant of Light Productions, as well as a space in the 2013/2014 Snapshots program with it’s writer credited as playwright.

 

About the Program:

Snapshots teaches students the value of a high self-worth. High self esteem in teens promotes emotional and physical safety by combatting dangerous personal behaviors and belief systems. We educate students about relevant social issues including eating disorders, domestic violence, bullying, sexuality, and drug abuse, providing snapshots of these epidemics in theatrical form.

Submission Guidelines:

*submissions are accepted from ALL ages, we encourage high school and college age students to submit pieces*

*all submissions must be approximately 45 minutes in length*

*all submissions must clearly explore ONE of the below topics, specifically focusing on elementary, middle, high school, or college age students*

Topics for consideration:

Body Image and Eating Disorders

Sex (including teen pregnancy, STIs, masturbation, birth control and sex for pleasure

Drug Abuse (including steroids)

Youth Violence (non-sexual, including gangs)

Sexual Violence (sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking)

Bullying and Cyber-Bullying

Alcoholism

Mental Health Issues

Submission Instructions:

Please email all script submissions as a WORD attachment to sruttenberg@soflproductions.org. In the body of the email, please include your name, contact information (email, phone number, address), school and year (if applicable), and age/subject category you are submitting under.

Please contact Stacy at sruttenberg@soflproductions.org with any questions.

 

Deadline: February 28

           

 

 

Cost free
Location

Slant of Light Productions
670 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSlant of Light Productions
Phone203-605-5367
Contact nameStacy Ruttenberg
Contact emailsruttenberg@soflproductions.org
Websitehttp://www.soflproductions.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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