Flores Info And Application

Arts and Technologies in NYC Communities
5 East 22nd Street, Suite 9K
New York, NY 10010

http://www.aroundtheblock.org
info@aroundtheblock.org
212-673-9187
 


 Information and Application for the
 
Raymond J. Flores Short Play Series
New York's leading festival of urban-focused theatre
Spring 2015

 

  • Selected plays will be given one or more public readings at the series.
    [Note: Around The Block is committed to color-blind casting.]
  • All applicants are invited to participate in ATB workgroups.
  • A small (≈$50) cash prize will be awarded to the winning playwright.
        (ATB Board members and ATB Directors Committee members are not eligible for prize.)
  • Only electronic entries accepted.
Dramatic reading pieces are to be short plays in English, Spanish, Chinese or some combination of these.
The content of submitted pieces should correspond to the Series theme: urban life and dreams.
The Selection Committee will be guided by the following criteria:
      (1) aesthetic value     (2) how well the work meets the series theme.

Maximum length for plays: 15 minutes.  Scripts should be in standard dramatic format.  No children's plays.  Previously produced or published works are accepted, but playwright must hold all production and publishing rights. Previously submitted plays (but not those previously selected for the series) may be re-submitted.
    Submissions should be emailed to info@aroundtheblock.org and should include:
  1. A completed copy of the application form
  2. A one-paragraph bio for the festival program
  3. An electronic copy of each script, as a Word, Word-Perfect, Open Office or pdf document, with two title pages: one bearing, in addition to the title and copyright information (if any), the author's name and contact information, the other with only the title (and, optionally, a copyright date, without a name). The rest of the script should not contain means of identifying the playwright.
  4. A one-paragraph synopsis -- in English -- for each script.
There is an application fee of $5 per play (fee waived for ATB 2013 members and for plays resubmitted from previous years). Please mail (or hand-deliver) a check , payable to Around The Block, for the (non-refundable) application fee to:
    Around The Block
    5 E. 22nd Street, #9k
    New York, NY 10010

ATB will notify the playwright in timely fashion as to selection of submission for public reading.

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2014.

We look forward to reading your play!!!
 

The annual Raymond J. Flores Series is administered by and as a benefit event for Around The Block, a not-for-profit organization chartered in the State of New York and tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Around The Block cultivates arts and technologies in New York City communities.


 
 
 


 

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Arts and Technologies in NYC Communities
5 East 22nd Street, Suite 9K
New York, NY 10010

http://www.aroundtheblock.org
info@aroundtheblock.org
212-673-9187
 

Application for the
Raymond J. Flores Short Play Series
Spring 2015
 

Please Fill In All Information

  1. Name:
  2. Address:
  3. Telephone(s):
  4. Email:
  5. Around The Block member (y or n)?
  6. Play(s) (maximum of 15 minutes each; playwright must hold all production and publishing rights.):
Title of WorkEstim. length (minutes)
  
  
  

By submitting your script you agree to allow us -- if the script is selected for the semifinals -- to do a public reading of it at the Flores Series. All rights remain with the playwright.
[Note: Around The Block is committed to color-blind casting.]

Your signature below constitutes acceptance of these terms.

Submitted by: ____________________________________
              Date: ___________

Send -- by email or mail or hand delivery -- a synopsis (in English), a one-paragraph bio, a completed application form, and an electonic copy of your script (see above for instructions about cover page), to info@aroundtheblock.org and -- if you are not an ATB member -- send us a check for the application fee to:

Around The Block
5 East 22nd Street, #9K
New York, NY 10010

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2014.