Westchester Collaborative Theater (“WCT”) welcomes any writer who identifies as a Person of Color to submit new or yet-to-be-staged 10-12 minute plays or monologues to WCT's inaugural play festival for writers of color in the Hudson Valley. All writers should be currently living in, or have roots in the Hudson Valley region. A WCT reading committee will review all submissions and select up to 12 plays to be performed as “book-in-hand” staged readings at a virtual live-streamed production. Each selected playwright will be paired with a dramaturg or playwright from WCT’s company who will offer feedback and support. Submission Guidelines/Criteria 1. Submissions should be roughly 10 – 12 minutes long when read aloud including transitions, nonverbal action, and/or stage directions. 2. Writers must be from a Hudson Valley community. 3. Submissions may have multiple writers; all the writers must fit the above criteria. 4. Submissions must require no more than five (5) actors per script. 5. Submissions must be emailed to Peopleofcolorfestival2021@gmail.com. 6. Submissions must be sent by email by 5 p.m., April 30th, 2021.
Finalists will be announced before May 12, 2021. The production will stream online June 18-20, 2021. For questions please contact Peopleofcolorfestival2021@gmail.com.