Playwrights Under Progress (PUP) Fest 2018

PERFORMANCES SATURDAY, JUNE 16 at 1 PM and 4 PM

at Booker T Washington HSPVA

PERFORMANCES ARE FREE!!!

 2018 Playwrights photo credit:Cameron Cobb

2018 Playwrights photo credit:Cameron Cobb

 

PICTURE PERFECT

by Mary Bandy
W. T. White HS
Junior - Age 17

 

THE GAIJIN EXPRESS

by Bryan Ordonez-Santini
Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
Senior - Age 18

 

ZOMBIE CHOMPS

by Sasha Escobar
Townview HS
Senior - Age 18

RIDE

by Sam Bovard
Greenhill School
Junior - Age 17

 

THE SUNSHINE LEFT ME BLIND

by Rebecca Alvarado
Conrad HS
Sophmore - Age 16

MICLOUD

by Demi Tomasides
Booker T Washington HSPVA
Senior - Age 18

 

Playwrights Under Progress (PUP) Fest is a unique project produced by DPAC - Dallas Playwriting Arts Collective, which is a unique partnership between Kitchen Dog Theater, Junior Players and Dallas Independent School District.

As part of the New Works Festival, PUP Fest features an afternoon of six world premiere staged readings written and performed by some of the Metroplex's finest high school talent and developed through playwriting workshops. 

Seating is general admission and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, call the Junior Players office at 214-526-4076.

PUP Fest is supported, in part, by Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Diane and Hal Brierley Foundation, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Shubert Foundation, SullivanPerkins, TACA, Texas Commission on The Arts, and individual donors.

 
 
 
 
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SCRIPT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
SCRIPT DEADLINE: April 6, 2018

  • Scripts must be written by students currently in grades 9-12 (no more than 2 playwrights per submission.
  • Scripts must be short (between 10-15 minutes with a minimum of 10 pages ) - Longer scripts will NOT be accepted
  • Scripts must be type-written - 12 font, Times New Roman or Arial font.
  • Must have between one and five actors (character doubling acceptable).
  • Must have Cover Page with the following information: Title of Play, Author (s) Full Name, Address, Contact Telephone Number, Current High School Attending and Current Grade Level
  • Eligible playwrights MUST be available for rehearsal and performance.
  • Downloand an official cover sheet at www.juniorplayer.org