Teens: BPA Teen Playmaking Seminar & Competition
Playmaking Seminar with members of the Dacha Theatre Company
Sunday, August 20 @ 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Beginning Wednesday, August 23 @ 6:30 p.m.
August 25 & 26, Friday & Saturday @ 7:00 p.m.
Registration/Information: 206.842.4560 x3
Seminar Fee: $50
Competition Fee: $50 per team plus an additional $10 for every team member over four
On August 20, students delve into playmaking with instructors from the Dacha Theatre Company. At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, teams of teen playwrights, actors, directors, and costumers will be given the parameters in which to create a play. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening, they perform. At the encore presentation on Saturday evening, judges will award prizes for Best Script, Best Performance, Best Use of Assigned Genre, Best Use of Assigned Prop, Best Use of Assigned Dialogue, and Best Production, plus performers will vie for an Audience Choice Award.
Competition registration is limited to eight teams, teams are limited to eight members, and at least one representative from each team must have attended the Playmaking Seminar on August 20. Each team will receive an additional two hours of coaching from a Dacha member or BPA Education Director Liz Ellis during the run of the competition plus 30 minutes of technical rehearsal.
To register a student for the seminar, click the link below. To register a team for the competition, fill out this registration form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org or BPA Theatre School at 200 Madison Ave. N.