Mae West Festival
Original Theatre by Original Women

 

Mae West Fest Submission Form

Please print out this form, fill it out, attach required materials, and then mail it to:

Mae West Fest Submissions
320 Summit Ave E. #1
Seattle, WA 98102

Guidelines:

  • Performances or plays must be written and directed by women.
  • Performances or plays must be one (1) hour or less.

Submittals from individual artists only. Submittals are not accepted from organizations.

  • There is no entry fee and no theme.
  • In lieu of entry fee, and to promote community among festival participants, each show will be required to sell two All-Fest passes (or equivalent) in advance of the Fest, and to contribute 4 hours of volunteer assistance during the Fest.
  • No email submissions will be accepted.  All submissions must be by postal mail.
  • Submissions must be received by the Mae West Fest by November 15, 2007.

With this application, please include:

  •  3 copies of your Script or Proposal for a work currently in progress.
  •  75-word "blurb" describing your show (suitable for PR)
  •  75-word bio for each artist in your project

Name:

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I am a:   

Playwright:

 

 

 

Director:

 

   

Performer:

 

   

Technician:

 

 

 
Describe:
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Full Address:

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Email:

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My Seattle Neighborhood is: (for press releases)



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Phone

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Cell, other, etc.:

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Production Information:

I am a playwright who has a director .  

I am a playwright with no director or performers .  

I am a performer with a performance who does not have a director  (a director will be assigned).  

I am a director who does not have a show. ( attach resumé). *We offer mentoring opportunities for first-time/novice directors

 

  As a director, my preferred styles/genres/lengths are  (comedy, satire, realism, surrealism, under 20 minutes, etc.): 
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Title of show:

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Length of show:

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Playwright:

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Director:

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Type of show (drama, comedy, sketch comedy, solo, music, poetry):

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Number of actors:

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Do you have your cast confirmed?

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Mae West Festival General Auditions will be in March (date TBA).  Are you attending?

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What type of production values will you require?   We provide technicians to design lights and run light & sound cues. You need: 

None-reading only.

 

 

A few light & sound cues.

 

 

Many cues (explain) :
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Projections, film, other special needs (please describe):
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My play has been previously published.

 

 

My play is a new work in development.

 

 

I would be interested in working with a dramaturg on developing my new work.*We encourage collaboration between playwrights, dramaturgs, & directors.

 

 

I would be interested in working as a dramaturg on another show in the Fest.

 

 

I would like my unpublished play to be considered for publication in the MWF 10 anthology, and I will submit a final draft by March 1.

 

 

I would like my show to be considered for ASL interpretation.

 

 

I provided a self-addressed/stamped envelope because I want my scripts back.

 

 

Volunteer Interests (for required 4-hour shift per submittal):

Name :

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Full Address:

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Email:

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Phone

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Cell, other, etc.

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Preferred Areas of Interest During Fest (choose any of the following):   

Box Office:

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House Management:

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Strike:

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Technical:

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Describe:
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We need and welcome your additional volunteer time year-round!  Please note your interests:

Volunteer Coordination

 

Describe:

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Auditions Coordination

 

Describe:

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Fundraising

 

Describe:

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Grantwriting

 

Describe:

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Publicity

 

Describe:

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Design

 

Describe:

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Ad Sales

 

Describe:

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Other

 

Describe:

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Meeting Commitments:

I understand that there are some meetings that I (or a reliable representative) must attend.

 

 

 

I understand that a representative of my show will be required to complete 4 hours of volunteer time during the Fest.

 

 

 

I understand that representatives of my show will be required to sell two All-Fest passes (or equivalent) prior to the beginning of the Fest.

 

 

 

Signature:

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Print Name:

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Date:

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