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3rd STAGE International Script Competition

Media Arts & Technology
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-4010
Phone: (805) 893-7244
Fax: (801) 383-3860
E-mail: kawalek@filmandmedia.ucsb.edu

URL's:  www.proartslab.ucsb.edu <http://www.proartslab.ucsb.edu/

       www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu <http://www.cnsi.ucsb.edu/stage

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STAGE – Scientists, Technologists & Artists Generating Exploration

at the University of California, Santa Barbara

ANNOUNCES:

– NOBEL LAUREATE ALAN HEEGER TO AWARD $10,000 PRIZE TO WINNER OF 3RD STAGE
INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT COMPETITION

– 4TH ROUND OF COMPETITION NOW UNDERWAY

Nobel Laureate Alan Heeger (2000, chemistry) and STAGE founder/director
Nancy Kawalek will present New York playwright Anna Ziegler with the 3rd
STAGE International Script Competition prize for the best new play about
science and technology.

The $10,000 prize will be given during a short ceremony on Saturday, April
11 at 8:00 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, immediately prior to
a performance of the winning play, Photograph 51.

For a press release, please go to
www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu/news/photograph-51/press_release.pdf.

Photograph 51 was chosen by a stellar panel of judges, all multiple
award-winners in their own right:  Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner
David Auburn; Tony, Olivier, and Obie Award-winner John Guare; Nobel
Laureate in physics and KBE Sir Anthony Leggett; Pulitzer Prize-winner David
Lindsay-Abaire; and Nobel Laureate in physics Dr. Douglas Osheroff.

The 4th round of the STAGE International Script Competition is now
officially underway, and scripts will be accepted June 15 – December 15,
2009. For more information about STAGE, or to access the online entry form
and official guidelines for the current cycle of the competition, please
visit www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu.

STAGE is a unique collaboration between the Professional Artists Lab
(www.proartslab.ucsb.edu), a dynamic artistic laboratory, and the California
NanoSystems Institute (www.cnsi.ucsb.edu), an esteemed science institute,
both housed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  

Photograph 51, originally commissioned and produced by Maryland's Active
Cultures Theatre, is currently receiving its West Coast premiere at the
Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Avenue (at Normandie) in Los Angeles.  For
reservations and information, call (323) 663-1525 or go to
www.fountaintheatre.com/perform.html.

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STAGE Script Competition
Professional Artists Lab
CNSI – MC 6105
3241 Elings Hall – Bldg. 266
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6105
E-mail: stage@cnsi.ucsb.edu
URL: www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu

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