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February 19, 2021

Call for Submissions: Young Playwrights Unit 2021

The Young Playwrights Unit (YPU) is a FREE training experience for young people who are curious and passionate about play-making. We take a page from our professional play development programs to offer a group of dedicated young creators a rigorous context in which to develop some of their first works.

Applicants must be aged 16-29 as of January 31, 2021.

Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2021 @ 5:00pm EST

If you have any questions about the Young Playwrights Unit, please don’t hesitate to contact Danielle Bourgon (Education and Community Engagement Manager) at education@tarragontheatre.com.

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We are particularly encouraging people who come from Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color experiences, 2-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Agender and other gender and sexuality diversity experiences (2SLGBTQIA+), Deaf and/or disabled, people with experiences of mental illness, and neurodivergent experiences, and people of working class, poor, and overexploited communities to apply.

We are committed to cultivating a brave space where we minimize the harms we see in the world in order to achieve success, joy, and excellence in our participants! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Makram Ayache, program coordinator, at ypu@tarragontheatre.com.