|LezWritesBTQ Open Call
3Girls Theatre Company (3GT) is seeking Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer and Gender Non-Conforming playwrights and solo performers for LezWritesBTQ, our most recent iteration of 3GT's much loved legacy program, LezWrites. The new program is headed up by Tina D'Elia, and represents the next step for the vision project created by 3GT playwright Margery Kreitman in 2014. Interested LBTQ theatre-makers are invited to submit plays and solo performance pieces for development and performance at our 8th annual New Works Festival in March 2020.
The mission of LezWritesBTQ is to give writing, development, and performance opportunities to new and emerging LBTQ Women playwrights and solo performers living in the Bay Area. Being inclusive is our priority, and we're eager for submissions from diverse communities including: women of color/young and elder playwrights/queer women immigrants/queer women with disabilities/etc. Submit your plays, One Acts, and Solo Performance excerpts to LezWritesBTQ to be considered for this unique opportunity to present work to a public audience and get professional developmental support from 3GT!
Submit a 20-minute excerpt from an original full length unproduced play or a 20-minute excerpt from a solo show (7-20 pages), in PDF form. Only one submission per solo performer/playwright. Each selected playwright and solo performer is required to attend the LezWritesBTQ staged reading, fully participate in 3GT's development workshop process one day in January (Saturday or Sunday, date TBD), and to attend tech/dress and two performances of the final LezWritesBTQ performance Saturday March 21st as part of 3GT's 2020 New Works Festival.
3GT is committed to developing the work of LBTQ/Non Binary emerging and mid-career playwrights and solo performers living in the Bay Area.
Required Program Dates (please make sure you are available all dates below);
What: LezWritesBTQ Fall Public Reading
When: October 6, 2019
Where: TBA, San Francisco, CA
Selected playwrights/actors/directors/solo performers have a tech rehearsal and one night performance.
All performers/playwrights/actors/directors will be paid a stipend.
What: Internal Workshop
When: January 2020 – Dates: TBA (1-2 days)
Where: 3Girls Theatre (San Francisco, CA) (Saturday/Sunday) Workshopping and feedback for playwrights/solo performers. Playwrights, actors, dramaturg, and/or director will workshop internally the creative process. All performers/playwrights/actors/directors will be paid a stipend.
What: LezWritesBTQ Public Performances
When: Saturday March 21st, 2020 – 2 Shows! (Tech/Dress rehearsal before matinee/and evening performance)
Where: Z Below (San Francisco, CA) part of 3GT's 2020 New Works Festival.
All playwrights, solo performers, directors, and actors will be paid a stipend.
Applications for the 2019-2020 season will be accepted between June 1 to July 30, 2019.
Final selections will be made and all applicants will be notified of their status by August 19th, 2019.\
Online form from here - https://3girlstheatre.org/