Saturday, December 10, 2011

Deadline for Young Directors Project applications

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is seeking high school students from the 14-county Tippecanoe Arts Federation area to direct one-act plays as a part of the Young Directors Project in the 2011-2012 Civic Youth Theatre season. The 14-county TAF area includes Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren and White Counties.

Two to four students will be selected from all applicants. Students must submit a one-act play and a completed application form. The form is available at or from Lori Portner, Civic Theatre's Director of Education and Outreach, at 765-423-7529 (PLAY) or Copies of the scripts must accompany the application.

Students will have support from senior Civic Theatre staff and volunteers as they direct their work. A full production - including lighting, sound, costumes and set - will be mounted April 2012.

Civic Theatre reserves the right to suggest alternate titles to applicants.

Submission Guidelines:

Length: One-act play, performance time of 15-45 minutes
Setting: Minimal set requirements, single location preferred
Cast Size: 2-10 actors
Subject: Unrestricted
Submissions should be mailed or hand-delivered by January 16, 2012 to:

Young Directors Project
Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette
313 N. 5th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

Selected directors will be notified by February 10, 2012.

Performances will be April 20-22, 2012 at the Historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette.

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