CFSrcipts: EMOS ~ Ecodrama Playwrights Festival & Symposium ~ 2018

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EMOS ~ Ecodrama Playwrights Festival & Symposium ~ 2018

Hosted by the Department of Theatre and Dance

At the University of Alaska Anchorage in Spring 2018 

CALL FOR SCRIPTS

First place Award: Cash prize and workshop production

Second place Award: Cash prize and possible workshop production

Honorable mentions: public staged reading

Deadline for Submissions is May 1, 2017.

The Earth Matters on Stage (EMOS) Ecodrama Playwrights Festival was founded in 2004 by Theresa May and Larry Fried in order to call forth and foster new dramatic works that respond to the ecological crisis, and, as part of that response, to explore new possibilities of being in relationship with the more-than-human world. EMOS calls for new plays that not only focus on current and historic environmental issues, but also looks for plays that enliven and transform our experience of the world around us, that inspire us to listen better, and instill a deeper or more complex sense of our ecological communities.[1] If your play does any of these things, send it to us!

The EMOS Festival includes workshop performance(s) of the winning script(s), readings, talkbacks and discussions of the scripts that are finalists in the Ecodrama Playwrights’ Contest. The concurrent symposium will include speakers, panels, practice-based workshops, and discussions that advance scholarship in the area of arts, ecology and climate change, and help foster development of new works.

Full Details here 

 

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About Owain Jones

I work at Bath Spa University as a Professor of Environmental Humanities. I also write songs and help stage a range of live music with others. I am Chair and Programmer for Priston Festival.
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