Submit Your Work

We want to hear from you!
Do you live in one of these States?

Are you an experienced or aspiring womxn playwright looking to develop your play?

We want to hear from you!

Submit your full length script for the week-long Br!NK Residency Award or submit your ten-minute play under the listed prompt(s) to Br!NK Br!Efs, a collection of short plays that will be presented as part of the Br!NK New Play Festival.

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How to
Submit Your Work

To be eligible to submit to Br!NK:

  • Must identify as a womxn.
  • Must currently reside in the Midwest. (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD)
  • Submissions must be made through Submittable by 11:59PM of deadline date.
  • RESIDENT SUBMISSIONS ONLY: Applicant must be available for the workshop period and Br!NK Festival (starting late August 2020 through early September 2020). Specific dates to be announced.

Only one submission per playwright, per year to the Residency – additional submissions may be made separately to the Br!NK Br!efs for each prompt. Only one submission per opportunity per Playwright.

Feedback is offered to the finalists and winners of the Residency program; We will be unable to give comments or feedback on any Br!NK Br!efs.

Submissions not meeting the requested criteria or any full unsolicited scripts will not be reviewed.

The Br!NK resident playwrights spend a week with a director, cast, and dramaturg workshopping their play. The plays are then presented as staged-readings for the public at the Br!NK New Play Festival.

Submissions accepted August 15 - November 30, 2019 until 11:59 PM, CST

Submission for the Resident Plays are made through Submittable.

Please submit the following documents through Submittable:

• Questionnaire (In Submittable)

• PDF UPLOAD: A one-page Cover Letter addressing what you would like to work on in the development series.

• PDF UPLOAD: A one-page Playwriting Resume.

• PDF UPLOAD: The Full Script including:

  • A second page that contains the CAST OF CHARACTERS (including any doubling), TIME, & PLACE, followed by the SCRIPT.

PLEASE NOTE: The playwright’s name should only appear on the cover page and NOWHERE else in the document.

Br!NK Br!Efs are a collection of 10-minute plays that are fully-staged and presented as part of the Br!NK New Play Festival.

There will be three rounds of Themes/Prompts for the 2020 Br!NK Br!Efs submissions.

Round 1 Submissions accepted August 15 - September 28, 2019 - 11:59 PM CST

All submissions must meet the following criteria:

  • Cast size: 1-4 actors only (doubling for more characters is fine).
  • No longer than 10 pages (with no less than 11pt or 12pt font).

Please submit the following documents through Submittable:

PLEASE NOTE: The playwright’s name should NOT appear on any uploaded documents.

The 2020 Br!NK New Play Festival will take place in September 2021. Specific performance dates will be posted at a later date. Thank you for your patience.

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Submit To

2020 Br!Nk Residency

Open Aug.15 - Dec. 1, 2019

Br!nk Briefs

Submit To

2020 Br!Nk Br!Efs

Round 2: Oct. 1 - Nov. 15, 2019