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Ithra Short Play Contest 2022
Calling All Performance Makers and Theater Artists!


August 2022

Ithra is currently accepting applications for Ithra Short Play Contest, scheduled to run August 18 - 20, 2022.

Eight plays will be performed over the Three-day festival at Ithra’s Energy Theater with the aim of empowering local talent and enriching theatrical content.

We welcome artists to share their talents and creativity with a live audience at this artistic event.


What we are looking for:

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The application process:

To apply as a Playwright, completed original scripts should be sent by email to theater@ithra.com with the written consent form attached no later than June 7, 2022. (This is now closed).

● To apply as a Theater Director, the registration must be completed via the Director form and submitted no later than June 7, 2022. (This is now closed).

● To apply as an Assistant Director, the registration must be completed via the Assistant Director form and submitted no later than June 7, 2022. (This is now closed).

● To apply as an Actor, the registration must be completed via the Actor form and submitted no later than June 7, 2022. (This is now closed).

● To apply as a Scenic Design Assistant, the registration must be completed via the Scenic Design Assistant form and submitted no later than June 7, 2022. (This is now closed).

Selection process:

● The Contest coordinators will evaluate and select eight Directors and eight Assistant Directors.

● Directors will be asked to choose a play from the shortlisted scripts.

● The Contest coordinators will share the chosen scripts with the Directors, and link the Directors to the Playwrights if needed.

● Each Director will have an Assistant Director.

● Directors will have access to the list of registered Actors.

● Scenic Design Assistants will be chosen to assist the Scenic Designer.


Please note that to be eligible to participate as a Director, Playwright, Assistant Director or Production Assistant, you must be at least 18 years of age. It is also recommended to be a member of the Ithra Theater Society.

You can become a member by filling out and submitting the Ithra Theater Society Form. (This is now closed).


Conditions for submission:

● That the script is original and the intellectual property rights belong to the Playwright himself. In the event that the script is plagiarized, the coordinators will exclude it.

● That the Playwright will sign a waiver permitting their script to be staged at Ithra’s Energy Theater in accordance with the artistic vision of the Director.

● That the Director be responsible for selecting the script, setting their artistic vision for the play, casting Actors, leading rehearsals and overseeing the technical rehearsals.

● That the Director does not have the authority to change the script without referring back to the Playwright for their approval.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact the call center at 800 122 12 24 or inquire at info@ithra.com