KidsWrite! is our annual playwriting festival for students, grades 6 to 12.

Submit to KidsWrite


Eligibility
All students, grades 6-12

DEADLINE
March 01, 2016

Submission Deadline

SUBMIT YOUR ONE-ACT PLAY in Standard Manuscript Format

To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal each year holds a festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade from Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina. Kidswrite was created in 2004.  Kidswrite will be accepting submissions of one-act plays from students and producing a number of them in May 2016 at the Murphey School. Please help us spread the word and help our next generation of writers!

All original one-act plays, less than 45 pages in standard manuscript format and written by a student, grades 6 through 12, are eligible.  Please send submissions along with a letter including your name, address, email address or phone number, grade and school.

Submissions must be received by March 1, 2016.  Writers will be notified by mid-April.

KidsWrite Performance Festival


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May 13 – May 14, 2016

7:30 pm on Friday – Saturday
2 pm on Saturday

$10  Regular Admission

Tickets available only at the door.  For additional info, call 919.834.4001.


Come join us at Burning Coal Theatre Company for our 8th annual KidsWrite! New Play Festival 2016, featuring works written by local students in 6th-12th grades. The festival will take place on May 13-14, 2016, with performances at 7:30 pm on Friday, and 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm on Saturday. Admission is $10, and tickets are available only at the door.

To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal each year holds a festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade from Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina.

 

 

This year’s featured plays will include:

“Behind the Curtain” by Emma Dieterle (Research Triangle High)
“Tinderbox” by Emily Rose White (Enloe HS)
“A Birthday Party at the End of the World” by Ariana Holly (Longleaf School of the Arts)
“The Fire” by Maeghan Suzik (Enloe HS)
“One, Two, Three: A Series of Pains” by Ben Pluska (Enloe HS)
“Snake Charmer” by Hannah Levinson (Enloe HS) Read More »

 

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