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Latino Playwriting Award (KCACTF)

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Deadline: Ongoing submissions
Award(s) Offered: Cash
Special Interests: Latino, student
Accepts Submissions of: Plays /
Does NOT Accept Submissions of: Radio/Film/TV material /

Website: http://web.kennedy-center.org/Education/KCACTF/awards/Playwriting/Latino


The KCACTF Latinidad Playwriting Award desires to stimulate the voices of young Latino playwrights in America. The award will be presented to the author of the outstanding play written by a student of Hispanic heritage.

  • The national award recipient will receive $1,000.
  • The second place award is a cash prize of $500.
  • The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival will provide the award recipient with an all-expenses paid professional development opportunity.
  • The Dramatists Guild Award provides the playwright with Active membership in the Guild.

The play must be produced by a college or university or publicly presented in a “rehearsed” or “staged reading” format following a significant development process. The must comply with the guidelines for scripts entered in the KCACTF Michael Kanin Playwriting Program.

CONTACT NAME: Susan Shaffer
CONTACT EMAIL: skshaffer@kennedy-center.org
        Latino Playwriting Award (KCACTF)
        Susan Shaffer
        Kennedy Center, Education Div.
        Washington, DC 20566
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