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Monday, December 4, 2017

Evolution 10-Minute Play Festival

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10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

Evolution Theatre is proud to shoulder the mantle of the 10-Minute Play Festival, successfully presented from 2012 to 2016 by New Theatre of Ottawa.
Evolution’s 10 Minute Play Festival will feature a selection of transformative plays by evolving playwrights and those who have already scaled the heights of artistic maturity.
The rules of this Darwinian process are as follows:

  • The play may be on any subject
  • The play, when performed, must be no longer than 10 minutes, and no shorter than 8 minutes
  • The play must be an original work that has not been previously produced by any other 10-minute play competition
  • The play may be an adaptation of an existing work. (Copyright on any adapted material is the playwright’s responsibility.)
  • The play can be performed by between 1 and 5 actors
  • There is no restriction on style however, production aesthetics will be minimal  
  • Plays may be written in English or French.


The deadline for entries is: March 31, 2018.

Plays should be submitted in PDF form to ad@evolutiontheatre.ca
All entries must include the playwrights’ name and contact information.

What is the selection process?
Evolution Theatre has a reading committee that will review all submissions.

If your play is chosen you receive:
A public presentation
Your share of 10% of Box Office revenues

Evolution’s goal is a public presentation in the fall of 2018 at the Acting Company’s Avalon Studios.