Playwrights invited to apply for $30,000 in script development awards

21 Feb 2011

 

Applications are now open for The R.E. Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards 2011. The Awards provide $30,000 to support the development of plays as works-in-progress.

These annual awards, administered by the State Library of Victoria, are open to Victorian based playwrights. They offer a total of $30,000 in prize money (with applicants eligible to apply for a minimum of $3,000 and maximum of $10,000): rehearsed readings in Flashpoint at the State Library of Victoria and an opportunity to be invited to PlayWriting Australia’s National Play Festival 2012.   

The prize money may be used to fund workshops or support further work with a director, dramaturge, script editor and/or actors. The plays should not have been previously produced.

Previous winners include Glenn Shea, Barry Dickins, Angela Betzien and Lally Katz (FULL LIST BELOW).

An information session will be held on Tuesday 1 March  2011, 6.30-7.30pm, Conference Centre, State Library of Victoria, Entry 3, La Trobe St– those intending to apply are encouraged to attend.   

Entries close 5pm Friday 25 March 2011

For information and entry forms:
Website: www.slv.vic.gov.au/ross
Email: rosstrustawards@slv.vic.gov.au

 

FULL LIST OF PREVIOUS WINNERS

2010
Barry Dickins
Xenia Hanusiak
Felix Nobis
Glenn Shea
 
2009
Bridgette Burton
Angus Cerini
Declan Greene
Thomas Henning

2008
Lally Katz
Barry Dickins
Carly Nugent
Angela Betzien

2007
Penelope Bartlau
Aidan Fennessy
Declan Greene
Tom Holloway
Kit Lazaroo
Glenn  Perry

2006
Patricia Cornelius
Suzanne Ingleton
Lachlan Philpott
Monica Raszewski
Vivienne Walshe

2005
Bridgette Jane Burton
Darinka E Kralj
Mari Lourey
Robert Reid
Shane Taylor
Jianguo Wu

2004
Anthony Crowley
Sandra Long
Nic Velissaris
Pauline Whyman

2003
Catherine Lazaroo
Alexandra Collier
David Blackman
Tee O'Neill



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