Awarded for the best playwriting response theme of the 2020 Alpine Fellowship: Forgiveness and Retribution.
Aimed at encouraging theatre writers at the start of their careers to explore and challenge philosophical ideas using the dramatic form.
The prize will be £3,000 plus a rehearsed reading at the Fellowship’s annual Symposium to which the winner will be invited to attend. Runners up will be invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium to exhibit their work, all food and accommodation covered. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to a total of £500.
- Open to all nationalities, aged 18 and above.
- All genres permitted.
- The final piece must be no more than 45 minutes in length and require no more than four actors.
- The winning play will be performed as a rehearsed reading so simplicity in staging is preferred.
- Judging is anonymous, so please ensure your name does not appear anywhere on the documents you submit.
Applications open: 1st January 2020
Applications close: 1st April 2020
Shortlist (top 10 entries) announced: 1st May 2020*
Winners announced: 15th May 2020*
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*Please note: we reserve the right to change the date of the shortlist and winners announcement if required for any reason.