1. Submissions begin December 1, 2020.
2. Deadline for submissions is midnight, March 31, 2021.
3. You must submit the following on the registration form:
a. Your name, mailing address, email, phone number, and a photo of yourself.
b. A PDF of your original play as follows:
Submissions should be saved as a pdf with the format: YourName_Submission Title. Please number your pages and include your name and title on the page headers.
Please follow these standard formatting rules:
   Act and Scene Headings are Centered.
       Character’s Names are Centered and Capitalized.
   Stage Directions are Indented one tab and Italicized.
     Character’s Names in Stage Directions are Capitalized.
     Parenthetical Stage Directions are used for Small
      Actions.
4. Complete an ‘Original Works’ form: click on ‘forms’ on SDA’s website.
5. Check one of the following for your submission: ‘Middle Years Play’ or ‘High School Play’.
6. Check an Option: Option 1 – Playwriting only; Option 2- Playwriting and Scene Presentation.
7. If choosing Option 2, when submitting the ‘Scene Presentation’ portion of your entry, you must start your video as follows:
a. State your name and the names of all performers in the scene;
b. A short introduction of the work you are presenting;
c. Submit your memorized video recording either with or without costumes and/or props. Specific backgrounds can be used but are not required;
d. Attach your YouTube link of your performance to the entry form.
8. Your parent/guardian (if 18 and under) must complete a Student Membership and Participant Application. Note: If you are choosing Option 2, SDA must receive a Student Membership and Participation Application for all student performers in the scene.
9. All Adults, Associate Memberships, Post-Secondary/Graduate Students must complete the applicable membership application on SDA’s website.
Note: All membership applications are available on SDA’s Website.
 
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