Have you ever wanted to see your script come to life? Winners of the Mississippi Theatre Association’s Annual Playwriting Competition receive not only the chance to realize that dream during the annual festival, but also receive a check for their hard work.
Theatre for Youth Festival
January 18, 2013
Joe Cook Elementary School
Only a few more days to register for the MTA Theatre Workshop in Columbus!
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Actors, singers and dancers can audition for 550+ roles with 29 professional companies simultaneously at the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Fall Professional Auditions, Sun., Sept. 11 and Mon., Sept. 12, 2011, in Atlanta, GA at the Hilton Atlanta Airport. Registration and detailed information: http://www.setc.org/theatre/professional/fall-proauditions.
It has been years since MTA has been on the MS Gulf Coast; so MTA plans to have the festival in Gulfport and other locations in the area in January 2012. Ryan Pierini, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, is the local arrangements coordinator and will be working with theatres all across the Mississippi coast to host the theatre festival.
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Playwriting is a unique discipline. It gives a writer the hope of having his/her words realized by others – literally putting words into the hands of directors and the mouths of actors. It’s a truly collaborative art form, and one we’re proud to celebrate at the Mississippi Theatre Association festival. Since 2007, MTA has been issuing a call for original scripts by Mississippi playwrights.
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I wanted to share this story with the MTA family. Mackenzie Westmoreland who has attended MTA many times and co-wrote The Katrina Project that Hattiesburg High School brought to MTA and ultimately toured it around the county now. In this…
The Mississippi Writers Guild is hosting their annual Writers Conference in August in Vicksburg, MS. For more information visit their conference website at http://www.mississippiwritersguild.com/2010_MWG_Conference.html