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supporting the development of new works by professional artists from page to stage

In Pencil: Staged Readings provides five shows a two week rehearsal and development process culminating in two staged readings. Each of the five shows will receive artistic and producorial support from The Scratch - cast and creative team development, dramaturgical consultations, rehearsal and reading space, as well as access to the entirety of The Scratch: Seattle Workshop Series.

Seeking theatrical submissions of all lengths, genres and styles at any stage of development. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and either be from or currently residing in the Pacific Northwest to participate. Applicants must also have local housing in the Seattle area and be available for the majority of the series dates. Applicants need not apply with shows that have already received a professional production[s]. Workshops, educational/developmental productions, and readings are not considered professional productions. Participating artists will receive a $100 stipend.

Professional Artists [playwrights, book writers, lyricists, composers, choreographers, devisers, etc.]: 18+ years old

Dates: August 11-27

Applications Closed - Deadline: May 5

Interviews will be held in early June