Attention High School Theatre Students
T.O.P. is calling for submissions of original material for a compilation of works to be made available royalty-free entitled
VOICES OF COURAGE 2020.
Submit your monologues via email to email@example.com
These works will give voice to the generation of high school students who are bearing witness to a Global Pandemic resulting from COVID-19 and Protests calling for social justice and racial equality. Authors grant permission to publish original material on the T.O.P. website for open source use.
2 LINE SUMMARY WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
You will receive an email confirmation.
Length: 10 minutes. (10 - 15 pages) This makes the material eligible for play festivals and competitions. The goal for the work is to be seen by student audiences so by maintaining the festival length increases the potential for future audiences.
Language: While T.O.P. will not censor material, unnecessary profanity is discouraged.
Cast Size: In order to provide maximum opportunity for students to experience the transformative power of live theatre both as actors and audience, plays that feature large ensembles are encouraged.
Production elements: Many festivals have limited time and technical resources for set up and strike. Works that inventively utilize minimalistic staging and storytelling techniques are encouraged.
High School - Adult
Formatting: Must comply with standard playwriting format, including title page with character description, setting, page numbers and page numbers.
Submit your play as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Authors grant permission for plays to be made available on T.O.P. website royalty-free.
You will receive email confirmation.
The Drama Teacher’s Mentor - Take it From the T.O.P.
By drawing on my thirty years of experience as a theatre educator and pastoral counselor, my mission is to mentor and inspire the next generation of theatre educators to recognize their profession as a calling with the potential to transform lives by creating purpose-driven theatre programs that center around
creating purpose- driven original works with students
A compilation of original dramatic material chronicling COVID-19. The work is the property of the authors. Permission to perform material with proper credit is granted to schools and organizations.