UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA NOW ACCEPTING PLAY SUBMISSIONS FOR ITS 5TH CYCLE OF THE STAGE INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT COMPETITION – $10,000 PRIZE TO BE GIVEN FOR BEST NEW PLAY ABOUT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

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.  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.