One Act Festival - call for submissions

The Montford Moppets Youth Shakespeare Company is seeking submissions for our inaugural One Act Festival!

A selection of 3 to 5 finalists will be chosen for production by our judging panel and Artistic Director Ashleigh Goff. Productions will be student-directed, under the supervision of Moppets staff.

  • We are seeking works by playwrights between the ages of 10 and 18
  • One Acts must be original works or adaptations of works in the public domain.
  • All submissions must be written in English.
  • Suggested running time should be no more than 20 minutes.
  • Works should require a cast of 7 or few actors with minimal staging.
  • Submissions must be G or PG-13.
  • Contact information should be on the cover page of the script.
  • The author’s name should not appear anywhere else on the script.
  • It is 100 percent fine if your submission is not the final draft of your play!
Important Dates
  • Submission deadline: February 14
  • Decision notification: February 21
  • Rehearsals: March 20 – May 11
  • Performances: May 12-13



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