2016 Southampton Theatre Conference & Script Development Lab

Application & Guidelines

5-day Playwriting workshops: July 6-10 & July 13 - 17

11-day Script Development Lab: July 6-17

2-day Acting Master Class: July 11-12

11-day Residency: July 6-17 

• For Scholarship Consideration: April 15
• All Other Applications: May 15

Early application is encouraged, as workshop space is limited. Notification of acceptance will ordinarily be mailed within four weeks. Applications received after May 15 will be considered on a rolling basis if space is available. 

 

GUIDELINES

Application | Materials | Guidelines | Deadlines

Materials to Submit:

1.We have entered into the digital age and applications are now done through our online form.  Please make sure you have all your documents collected and ready for uploading before you begin, to make the process as easy as possible. Please apply online here.

2. Up to 20 pages of a scene, play or musical work in progress. If you are applying to be part of the Development Lab your submission must be part of the piece you are looking to have read here in Southampton. All work should be laid out in legit play script format, double-spaced in 12-point font with your name and page numbers on each page. Please submit PDF or Word Docs only. No Final Draft accepted.


3. Please include an up-to-date résumé or bio with your application:

• Secondary consideration is given to an indication of how you will benefit from the experience of joining us. Please provide a statement of purpose describing what you hope to accomplish in the workshop or festival and what motivates you to apply. 

• Partial scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, please include a personal statement and a letter of recommendation attesting to the strength of your work along with the other materials. 

Acting Master Class requirements

Materials:

  • Submit reel link or a 2-minute contemporary audition, monologue or two-person scene,  comedy or drama, via Vimeo.

 

Guidelines for Application form:

• Date of birth: All applicants, including non-credit, must be at least 18 years of age
and must register for the entire duration of the course. We also need this information
for housing and drink/food purposes.

Playwriting Workshops may be taken for 2 graduate credits. To earn the credits, participants must attend all workshop meetings, complete all assignments, earn a passing grade, and attend all electives, including evening events. Stony Brook undergraduates who are accepted can get permission from their departments and the Graduate School to apply these credits toward their Bachelor’s. Students at other universities should check with their institutions for how to apply these credits. Instate credits are an additional 1036.10 and Nonresident students will pay $1980.10 for the credits. 

  Deadlines:

• For Scholarship Consideration: April 15

• All Other Applications: May 15

Early application is encouraged, as workshop space is limited. Notification of acceptance
will ordinarily be mailed within four weeks. Applications received after April 1 will be
considered on a rolling basis if space is available.