New Normal / New Writing Theatre Festival, 17 & 18 July 2020.
Over a twenty-four hour period, new plays will be written, rehearsed & performed via a digital platform.
The Common Air Theatre Company is producing the New Normal / New Writing Theatre Festival, a 24-hour festival of new writing under the new normal of virtual creation and performance. If you are interested in participating, please email them with a CV.
Festival participants will be offered a box office split profit share.
Brief Outline of Event:
Friday 17 July 6pm [BST] –
At the opening event for all participants, play themes will be chosen out of a virtual hat alongside production teams including one playwright, one director and one or two actors.
From Friday night to Saturday morning, the playwright writes to the theme within the parameters of number of actors and Zoom rehearsal / performance.
Saturday 18 July 9am – 9pm [BST] –
Pieces are submitted to the directors and the rehearsal process begins. On Saturday evening, the pieces are premiered. After the performance, we all head to the [virtual] pub.
Sunday 19 July 11am [BST] –
Participants will be encouraged to attend a brief debrief session to assess the project and look forward to future developments.
For more information, please contact Matthew at HAHN@HOTMAIL.CO.UK or visit commonairtheatre.blogspot.com.
Source: PLAYWRITING UK Facebook