Re-hooked Contest Now Closed

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Deadline to submit has now passed: April 5, 2019

Six individual/theatre co’s will have their theatre creations performed on the Alumnae Mainstage during the 14th inspiraTO Festival

Open to Canadians only. There are no submission fees. Please note: this is a non-paying, non-union event: (ACTRA apprentice/Equity apprentice are acceptable). You must be 18 years or older. 

BONUS: the individual/theatre co winning play, voted by the audience, will automatically be in next year’s festival!

Contest Rules

Write/create a ten-minute play based on this year’s theme: Outcast

THE TEN-MINUTE PLAY MUST: - take place at an abandoned factory (you must use one of the projections below) - the opening line must start with: “I see a wolf.” - incorporate a glove

You will submit your play – in either written format or via YouTube video (or both). This can be a work in progress i.e. not fully completed. inspiraTO can help with getting a director and cast, if you need assistance, but are you are free to select your own director and cast.  

You will be given two performances: June 6; 9 pm and June 7, 9:45 pm on the Alumnae Mainstage with projections.

TECH You will be given two 35 minute tech time slots one on May 31 (from 9 to 10) or June 1, 1 to 4:30 pm AND June 4, from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. The exact time allocated will depend on the order of your play. There will be a dress rehearsal on June 5, from 9:15 to 10:30 pm. During tech you will have a maximum: 1 sound que, 2 props, 3 set design pieces to choose from inspiraTO’s set,   4 lighting changes 


Six individuals/theatre co’s will be selected - here’s your chance to submit (and very good odds to see your play on stage). No submission fees. The winners will be notified by April 10th. To your creations!

Projections (You must incorporate ONE of the projections below - it’s up to you when and for how long you use it in your play)