Rules Notes From the Festival Director How to Enter References
  • The Gap Arts Festival 2021 invites submissions for its Short-Short Showcase.
  • These should be short, stand-alone, theatre pieces, maximum one thousand words, – not a scene or scenes from a longer work.
  • A selection of scripts will be rehearsed by a team of professional actors/directors, and given public readings at the Gap Arts Festival, August 6 – 8th 2021
  • This project is open to anyone over 16 years of age residing in Ireland.
  • Entries, which must be original work, have a strict maximum of one thousand words – including stage directions. Any works exceeding this limit will not be considered.
  • There is a maximum of two characters in each script, – any gender or age.
  • The deadline for entries is noon July 16th *July 23rd, 2021. No entries will be considered after this time.
  • We are only able to accept entries submitted online.
  • Please do not submit any supporting materials including CDs, photographs, reviews or any audio-visual material.
  • Scripts must be submitted by the writer and not by an agent or any other third party.
  • The entrant must exclusively own and control all copyright and all other related rights to the submitted script.

* On June 29th The Deadline was extended to July 23rd

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