|The Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Playwriting
Award will be announced in Spring of 2021.
The Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth College is accepting submissions for the 2021 Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards for Playwriting, for full-length plays and other full-length works for the theater addressing the question “What does it mean to be a human in a computerized world?”. Details of the 2019 award can be found here and here, and details of the 2020 award can be found here and here. The award comes with a $5,000 honorarium as well as a support for a two-stage development process with table readings at local arts festivals. Note that works that have received a full production are NOT eligible for the competition. Details are as follows:
Submissions must include
An anonymized (blinded) copy of the piece
Production history of the piece
1 page statement of purpose that answers the following questions:
A. How does your piece address the theme of exploring humanity in our computerized, digital world?
B. What are your goals for this piece in its current form?
C. The winning piece will receive two readings: one at VoxFest at Dartmouth College in July 2021, and the second at Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT, during the 2021/2022 season. How would you use this two-part development process to achieve these goals?
Questions? Email Emma Orme at email@example.com
Playwrights can submit using this form on their website page below.
The award comes with an honorarium of $5,000.
Deadline for submission, January 15, 2021.