Descent call for 12 line ‘Playellas’

Descent is a new writing company and they are looking for playellas to post on our blog.  A playella is a tiny play – twelve-line gems of writing genius.

Some guidelines:

  • A playella can be about anything at all.
  • It can have as many characters as you like.
  • BUT it can only have twelve lines of dialogue.
  • AND it must be written for the stage.
  • The twelve-line rule does not include stage directions.
  • Brand spanking new creations only please.

What you get:  “Send us your playella and if we love it, we will post it on our blog! You can take a look at some of the wonderful playellas we’ve had so far here.”

How to apply:  Please send submissions as Word docs only to

Deadline:  Sunday 13 October 2013

Source:  Arts Council e-Newsletter


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