Student plays, performances needed for Fringe Fest

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance seeks student submissions of 10-minute plays and performance pieces to be produced in the Student Fringe Festival V on April 2-5, 2019, in the Haislip Theatre.

Performance pieces may include performance art, musical compositions for the stage, multimedia, spoken word, physical theatre, and dance theatre.

Submission of original work for Fringe Festival 2019 is free and open to all students enrolled at UA Little Rock for the spring 2019 semester. Students in film, creative writing, music, and studio arts are encouraged to submit proposals. Participants in the Fringe Festival will be eligible for any workshops or special work development sessions organized by the department. All accepted submissions will have a faculty mentor.

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance and the Kerry Kennedy Playwright Development Fund. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Nov. 15, by 5 p.m. Entries can be submitted here.

Submission guidelines:

  • Applicants may submit up to 2 entries;
  • A completed submission form must accompany each entry;
  • Each entry must include a cover page with the title, author’s name, and contact information;
  • Scripts may be no longer than 10 pages in length; a completed or near completed first draft is desired;
  • All scripts must have page numbers;
  • Previously published or produced material may not be submitted;
  • Submissions may also include proposals for multi-media performance, spoken word performance, choreography with spoken text, and dramatic musical compositions, fire-eating unicycle-riding monologues, etc. Supporting materials may also be requested.

For more information, contact Stacy Pendergraft at



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