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New Diaspora Drama Festival Seeking Plays, Films & Videos

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    New Diaspora Drama Festival Seeking Plays, Films & Videos

    The New Diaspora Drama Festival is an event set for May of 2004, in New
    Bedford Massachusetts. The purpose of the festival is to provide theatre

    artists and filmmakers with the exposure for their work.

    This call is open to all community, professional, semi-professional and
    college theatre groups and filmmakers. We are looking for short plays
    (10
    30 minutes) as well as short films and videos (up to 40 minutes),
    primarily
    by Black,
    Hispanic and Native American theatre artists and filmmakers.The plays
    must
    be a self-contained, workshop-styled productions with minimal set and
    technical requirements. Comedies, dramas, experimental and solo
    performance
    (dramatic poetry, storytelling, etc.) pieces are welcomed and
    encouraged.
    The playwright, at least, should be a person of color as described
    above.The films and videos must be in a VHS or DVD format. Narrative,
    documentary, animation and experimental (including music videos) are
    welcomed. The producer(s), director and/or writer, at least, should be a

    person of color as described above.

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

    PLAYS:

    1. A cover page including the name of the play, approximate length,
    production company (if any), contact person's name, address, telephone
    number(s) and e-mail address.
    2. A synopsis of the play (3 paragraph maximum).
    3. A copy of the script, with character list and description.
    4. A list of set, prop, sound and lighting requirements (if any).
    5. A copy of the play on video tape (video footage of readings are also
    fine).
    6. Biographies on the playwright, director, actor(s) designer(s) and
    company (if applicable).
    7. If the playwright is not the principle contact, a copy of the written

    permission from the playwright to use their work.

    FILMS & VIDEOS:

    1. A cover page including the name of the film or video project, genre
    (documentary, narrative, etc.) approximate length, contact persons name,

    address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address.
    2. A synopsis of the film or video (3 paragraph maximum).
    3. A Copy of the film on VHS or DVD.
    4. Biographies on the producer(s), writer(s), director, actor(s) and
    designer(s).

    Mail Your Submissions To:

    Professor Morgan James Peters
    RE: New Diaspora Drama Festival
    English Department, I-326
    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    285 Old Westport Road
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747

    DEADLINE: January 16, 2003

    The New Diaspora Drama Festival is project under University of
    Massachusetts Dartmouth, UMD Neighborhood College, Oversoul Theatre
    Collective and New African Company.
     
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