Young Playwrights' Award
Queensland Theatre’s Young Playwrights’ Award is one of Australia’s longest running annual playwriting competitions for young writers.
About the Young Playwrights' Award
Each year, high school aged writers (Years 9–12) are encouraged to submit an original play, which is read by a panel of industry professionals.
Applicants are invited to submit an original play, written for the stage. The script can be of any length and genre. Applicants must also provide a rationale of up to 150 words describing themselves as a writer and also the inspiration for the work.
The 2021 prize winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Theatre Residency Week (valued up to $1500), dramaturgy sessions with Queensland Theatre and a professional reading of their work.
Entries close on Monday 12 July
Winner Announced Monday 2 August
2021 submissions have now closed
For more information contact Alana Dunn, Project Officer for Education, Youth and Regional Engagement
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