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One Act Plays Festival SUBMISSIONS

Tarpon Arts is excited to announce dates for the 2020 annual One Act Plays Festival© (OAPF), produced by Rick Kastel. Performances will be on April 2nd thru April 5th, 2020 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. Please read below for more information regarding particular areas of interest.

First, to Playwrights and Play Readers:

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  1. Playwrights: PLAYWRIGHT SUBMISSIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED. Thank you to all playwrights that chose to submit their work for the 2020 One Act Plays Festival! (If you submit a script, and it is selected for production, and you are in the Tampa Bay area, you may direct your own play). For details, click here: 2020 OAPF  Playwrights
  2. Play Readers: Begin reading plays immediately, read and comment on the plays, and meet in early January 2020 to select 10 plays for performance. You do not need to live in the Tampa Bay area to participate. Once chosen, Play Reading Committee members will receive more detailed instructions. For details, click here: 2020 OAPF to Readers

Scripts may be submitted from anywhere, this is not limited to the Tampa Bay area. If you are an author, you may also be a reader. If you have interest in more than one area of participation, you are welcomed, and encouraged, to do so.

For Directors and Actors:

  1. Directors: Tarpon Arts, in Tarpon Springs, is looking to recruit directors for the annual 2020 One Act Plays Festival (c) “OAPF”, to be performed at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, the first week of April, 2020. We select 10 short one act plays, average length 10 pages. Play selection will be finalized in early January, auditions will be held immediately after, and rehearsals will begin at the end of January. Tech week will begin approx. March 22nd. We welcome both experienced directors, and individuals with theatrical experience who would like to venture into directing. All positions are unpaid
    Complete details and any further questions can be directed to the Producer, Rick Kastel, at 727-804-8804, or at 2020.oapf@gmail.com.
  2. Actors: Tarpon Arts announces auditions for the 2020 One Act Plays Festival (OAPF©).
    Dates: Sunday, January 19th and Tuesday, January 21st.
    Address: The Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, T.S. 34689.
    Time: Auditions start at 7:00 P.M., please arrive early enough to fill out an audition form. The Museum will open at 6:00 P.M. both nights.
    Characters: To be determined. There will be 10 plays selected and, as in the past, will require 25 – 30 actors, all ages, ethnicities are welcome and encouraged to attend.
    Production Dates: Thursday, April 2nd thru Sunday, April 5th, 2020 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs FL, 34689.
    For further information, please contact the producer, Rick Kastel by phone at 727-804-8804, or by email at 2020.oapf@gmail.com.

Any questions should be directed to the Producer, Rick Kastel at 2020.oapf@gmail.com or 727-804-8804.

IMORTANT: Please use this email address for all correspondence regarding OAPF, previous email addresses for OAPF are not used and will not be monitored.