Valiant Theatre is seeking a diverse group of playwrights for our First Annual New Works Festival performing this January and February.

The pieces created for the festival will be 20-30 minutes in length, and feature the stories of real people and historic events who inspired change through acts of courage, valor, and determination. The Playwrights selected will have a dramaturg assigned to to assist them with research and development of the piece. Playwrights for the festival must be local to Chicago. People of all gender/gender identity, race/ethnicity, and abilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Instructions to Apply:

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the full manuscript of one of your own short plays (20-30 minutes in length) to valianttheatresubmissions@gmail.com

The play you submit need not fit the Valiant mission, or relate to the festival in any way. Playwrights will be selected based on the writing sample submitted and an interview with the Artistic Director, and Director of New Play Development. There is no submission/reading fee.

Please include Festival Playwright in the subject line of your email.

To apply for this job email your details to valianttheatresubmissions@gmail.com

Pay Range: Stipend
Organization Email Contact: valianttheatresubmissions@gmail.com