Deadline of submission to Virgin Labfest 8 (2012) Writing Fellowship Program is June 8, 2012

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Deadline of submission to 
8th Virgin Labfest 2012 Writing Fellowship Program 
is June 8, 2012

Cultural Center of the Philippines
Virgin Labfest 8 (2012) Writing Fellowship Program
June 26-July 8, 2012

Program consists of script writing workshop, lectures, discussions and script critiquing.

The program is part of Virgin Labfest's desire to train young aspiring playwrights.  The Virgin Labfest is an annual festival of unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested works of playwrights, directors and actors. In the past seven years, it has gained its reputation by producing provocative and outstanding 'virgin' plays mostly which have been recognized by the Palanca Awards for Literature.

Applicants must be: 
a. an enrolled college student
b. 23 years old or below

To apply, submit the following to
a. Fully accomplished Application Form
b. 1 (one) to 3(three) sample literary works, either drama or fiction, full or excerpts which should have the following requirements.
o Written either in Filipino, English, Hiligaynon or Kinaray-a.
o Not have been published or produced by a professional theater company.
o Not have won in any national writing competition.
o In .pdf format (12 points, double-spaced, 8" x 11" paper)
o Total number of pages must not exceed 10.
o The real name / identity of the applicant must not be written on any part of the sample works.

Deadline for submission of all requirements: June 8, 2012. 

All submissions will undergo a pre-screening process. Accepted applicants must be present for the full duration of the two-weeklong fellowship and the culminating showcase.

Announcement of accepted applicants: June 15, 2012
A minimal registration fee of P300 will be required of all accepted applicants.

The applicants accepted to the Virgin Labfest 8 Writing Fellowship Program will be given an all-access pass to this year's festival plays and selected rehearsals as part of their mentorship.

The fellows will also have the opportunity to join the Talkback and Interaction with known playwrights, directors and selected actors.

The Fellowship Program will conclude in a staged reading of the fellow's works on July 8, 2012 at the
CCP Bulwagang Amado Hernandez at 6 PM.

Selected lectures and discussions open to the public for a fee of P50 per session.

Schedule for Virgin Labfest 8 (2012) is here.

Contact 832 1125 loc 1605 or

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1 comment :

Arvin Ello said...

Bakit naman may age limit? At dapat college student? Puwede ba college faculty? hehe.... Bakit naman ganun???

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