Theatre @ Risk presents a ten day festival of new works, ideas & discussions with rehearsed readings and performances of local, national and international writing.

We are calling for submissions of full length plays based on the themes of FAITH, HOPE & CHARITY.

Plays must be no longer than 90minutes, feature no more than 6 actors and have been written within the past five years. Submissions are open to all Australian playwrights.

Up to six plays will be chosen by a panel of readers selected frm both within and outside the company, and presented in a rehearsed reading at the Old Council Chambers, Trades Hall, during the festival period of Fri 7th – Sun 16th September, 2007.

Each author selected will receive a small royalties fee ($200) for the one-off playreading. A small travel allowance will be available to assist interstate playwrights to travel to the festival.

Deadline for submissions is 31 May 2007.

Please send scripts along with a submission fee of $15 to cover readers’ fees (money order/cheque to Theatre @ Risk or pay online at, please note there is an additional $2.50 fee on credit card payments):

Theatre @ Risk Festival of New Writing
Office 7, The Meat Market
5 Blackwood St
North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Theatre @ Risk Festival of New Writing 07

Venue: Old Council Chambers, Trades Hall | cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Melbourne
Dates/Times: 7th - 16th September, every night @ 7:30pm
Tickets: $10/ $12
Festival Pass: $50
Bookings: or call Easytix on 03 9639 0096

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