The annual TheatreWorks 24-Hour Playwriting Competition is here again. This 18th edition will be held on the weekend of 6 & 7 June 2015. And this year’s site of inspiration? The Institute of
Mental Health or IMH. Known for its lush greenery and peaceful grounds, the IMH provides a serene and calm environment which may offer fresh inspirations and ideas that you may just be looking for!
One of the winners from this year’s competition will have his/her winning play developed by theatre professionals into a full production. This production will be taken on a performance tour to the South East District in the first quarter of 2016. This is an opportunity not to be missed especially if you are brimming with ideas for a play and looking to test your mettle in writing a play in 24 hours.
Date: 6 – 7 June 2015
Time: 4pm – 4pm
Venue: Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Singapore 539747
Youth: 15 – 18 years old
Open: 19 years old and above
Youth Category: S$30
Open Category: S$40
Prizes for each category:
1st Prize: S$700
2nd Prize: S$500
3rd Prize: S$300
There will only be 70 slots available for the competition.
The 24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2015 is presented as part of TheatreWorks Writers’ Laboratory Writing & Community Programme, in partnership with the South East Community Development Council. Writing & Community is a holistic, unique programme that serves the community through harnessing individual talents and creatives.
Writing & Community is a strand of TheatreWorks Engagement to encourage audience appreciation of the Arts, and deepen the knowledge of its patrons as well as stakeholders.