Submissions Now Open for FROM CRADLE TO STAGE 2017/18

15-Cradle) We are ready to receive applications for our Cradle to Stage Festival If you have an unpublished play you would like to submit a copy of your play by September 15, 2017 to:

By Mail:

Bethany Hughes, Artistic Director
c/o Walterdale Theatre
10322 83 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB 
T6E 5C3


By Email:

Submission Criteria:

·         Play must be a new, unpublished and unproduced work prior to the Walterdale Production dates (May 14-19. 2018)
·         If your script has had a public reading or has been workshopped, please include its development history up to this point.
·         Playwright must be an Edmonton/Edmonton Area local (Leduc, Sherwood Park, St.Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain)
·         Please submit a 50-100 word biography of the playwright with submission
·         Play must be 40-60 minutes in length
·         Include your name and contact info on the first page of the script, and number your pages.

Submissions should be either a) Typed and a print copy submitted; or b) Emailed digital version in pdf. format.

Selected scripts will be presented as part of our 2017/18 From Cradle to Stage Festival and will received dramaturgical development in the months leading up to presentation.

 Although we recognize that running times may change during play development, Walterdale reserves the right to edit scripts to accommodate time requirements.

2.) We are seeking a volunteer One Act Festival Coordinator. This position will work closely with the Artistic Director, Dramaturges, Playwrights and One Act Production teams. The position is an integral part of the One Act Festival. The volunteer is needed from September- May. Please email Bethany Hughes at: to express interest in the position.

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