Playwrights Under Progress (PUP) Fest 2017

Playwrights Under Progress (PUP) Fest is a unique project co-produced by Kitchen Dog Theater, Junior Players and DISD - Playwriting Arts Community (D-PAC)
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. 

Script Submission Guidelines

  • Scripts must be written by students currently in grades 9-12.
  • Scripts must be short (20 minutes max) - 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 rehearsals and performance.
  • Download official cover sheet at
  • PUP Fest Schedule: June 5-10, 2017 Monday-Thursday, 1-4 pm; Friday 12-5pm; Saturday 12-6pm

Script Deadline: April 1, 2017

 Please Mail/Drop Off All Scripts To:
Kitchen Dog Theater
ATTN: PUP Fest 2017
2600 N Stemmons Fwy, Ste. 180
Dallas, TX 75207

For More Information Call (214) 953-1055