*** UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 5th CYCLE OF STAGE INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT COMPETITION – $10,000 PRIZE TO BE GIVEN FOR BEST NEW PLAY ABOUT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
*** THIRD CYCLE WINNER, PHOTOGRAPH 51, BY ANNA ZIEGLER, RECEIVING PRAISE IN ITS CURRENT PRODUCTION AT NEW YORK CITY’S PRESTIGIOUS ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE:
*** THE ALTRUISTS, BY CRAIG BAXTER, WINS FOURTH STAGE INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT COMPETITION: www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu/competition/news/4th-stage-winner/KornbergPressRelease.pdf
Each cycle, the winner of the biennial Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration (STAGE) Competition will receive a $10,000 USD prize, along with possible opportunities for developing and promoting the winning script. Previous STAGE judges include Pulitzer, Tony, Olivier & Nobel-winning judges David Auburn, John Guare, David Lindsay-Abaire, Dr. David Gross, Dr. Alan Heeger & Sir Anthony Leggett.
Submitted plays must explore scientific and/or technological stories, themes, issues or events. Multi-media theatre pieces, non-traditional plays and new forms are encouraged.
THE DEADLINE FOR 5TH CYCLE ENTRIES IS DECEMBER 1, 2011. Scripts will be accepted beginning September 15, 2011. For detailed guidelines, please visit: www.stage.cnsi.ucsb.edu/competition/guidelines.
STAGE is a partnership between the Professional Artists Lab (www.proartslab.ucsb.edu) & the California NanoSystems Institute (www.cnsi.ucsb.edu) at the University of California.
Download the new STAGE International Script Competition poster at: