The Carrollwood Cultural Center is accepting applications from local playwrights to stage and showcase their work for a live audience as part of The Studio Project, for the center’s 2023-2024 upcoming season, according to a news release.
The Studio Project is a theatrical incubator with an alternative focus each year. It aims to foster the development of new theatrical and performative works in the Tampa Bay area, according to the release.
The center is seeking two previously unpublished/unproduced works that are 30 minutes or shorter, the release says.
As part of the project, the cultural center will offer rehearsal and performance space in The Studio, at 13345 Casey Road, behind the center’s main building.
The winning submission will receive a small stipend and some production support.
The center also will make available a professional director to help stage the piece if so desired. The winning work will be showcased for a live audience on Jan. 19 at 8 p.m., Jan. 20 at 8 p.m., and Jan. 21 at 2 p.m., at The Studio.
Applicants of all skill levels may apply through CarrollwoodCenter.org.
In the proposal, applicants must provide a brief synopsis, an excerpt of the piece, casting, and technical requirements, and state why the piece suits The Studio Project.
The deadline to apply is Nov. 27.
The Carrollwood Cultural Center is a partnership between Hillsborough County and the Friends of the Carrollwood Cultural Center. The mission of the Friends of the Center is to create culture through community and community through culture. The Friends of the Carrollwood Cultural Center, a 501(c)3 organization. For more information, visit the center’s website at CarrollwoodCenter.org.
Published November 08, 2023