Pendragon’s Young Playwright’s Competition and Workshops

Announcing Pendragon’s Young Playwright’s Festival and Workshops!
Calling all 7th grade, 8th grade and high school aged playwrights! Playwrights across the Adirondack Park are being asked to submit original one-act plays and musicals to be adjudicated by the Pendragon team for a chance to be presented on a professional stage. The winning playwrights will work with a creative team composed of a director, dramaturg, designers, and actors to develop and stage the script. Participants should expect a vibrant discussion of the work, a full rehearsal with the artistic team, and opportunities to re-write their plays. The Festival culminates in a full performance of the winning plays and a script-in-hand public reading of the runners-up.

In order to be eligible, plays must be between 10 and 30 pages long, and can be on the subject of your choosing. Co-writing with other students is allowed. There are no fees to submit, and up to three plays per playwright/playwriting team may be submitted. Deadline for submissions is February 15. Pendragon will contact the winning playwrights in March, and the plays will be performed on May 6, 2016.

Attention Teachers! Pendragon is offering  free play writing workshops for your students to help them get started and stay on track. Taught by author Fred Balzac at Pendragon on November 12December 3 and Jan. 8

Contact Leslie at if interested and for more information.