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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, ADVANCE THEATRE FESTIVAL: 2022/23

 Ruby Slippers Theatre

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

ADVANCE THEATRE FESTIVAL: 2022/23

Advancing the Radically Inclusive Stage

Playwrights: please send your play synopsis, brief bio, and a maximum ten-page script excerpt to info@rubyslippers.ca by May 15, 2022. One submission per person, please. Successful candidates will be notified by June 30, 2022. 

The Advance Theatre Festival showcases dramatic readings of five new plays written and directed by female-identifying and gender non-conforming IBPOC playwrights and directors.

If you are a playwright and your play is chosen to participate in the Advance Theatre Festival, Ruby Slippers Theatre in partnership with The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts will cover the costs of all rehearsals prior to the day of the reading, your technical rehearsal, promotion, theatrical venue, and all artists’ fees. 

If you are a director who wishes to participate, send us your resume and cover letter for consideration.

The 2022/23 Advance Theatre Festival will take place in February of 2023, dates TBA.

This is a curated process. Priority will be given to inclusivity; all cultural backgrounds, orientations, identities, abilities, and ages.

Advance Theatre is brought to you by Ruby Slippers Theatre in partnership with The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and Playwrights Guild of Canada.