Writing - Play or Script Requirements Participants are required to submit writing samples as follows: •
Up to, but not more than, three scripts for dramatic performance in any medium; if it is an excerpt and not the complete script, it should be preceded by a brief description of the complete work and how the excerpt fits into it.
Don'ts (can be disqualified)
Submit a portfolio that is typed, using only Courier, Times New Roman, or Geneva standard typeface of 12 Do not submit more than 1 pt. or larger in standard format for plays or films/TV 20 pages. scripts and only on the front side of the page. Include page numbers. 2 Prepare portfolio on 20 - 24 lb. plain white paper.
Do not submit paper with lines, color or any kind of texture.
3 Portfolio must be stapled in the upper left hand corner.
Do not place your portfolio in any type of binder or folder.
Place your YoungArts ID# and category code (08009999/501, for example) on the upper right hand 4 corner of every page of your submission. You will receive your ID# once you have completed the registration process.
Do not place your name nor any awards, publications, etc. anywhere on your submission.
Submit your audition materials according to the official mailing requirements.
TIPS: Follow the links provided on the YoungArts website for examples for formatting play and film scripts.* NOTE: As part of the YoungArts process, YoungArts asks for your permission to reprint your work in relationship to the YoungArts process. You are responsible for communicating any copyright information current and/or pending for your submissions. Portfolio materials will not be returned. Participants should make and keep copies of all materials submitted. YoungArts is not responsible for materials lost or damaged in the mail. *YoungArts is not connected to the information that is found within these pages and does not endorse the purchase of goods. These are examples to use as guidelines. YoungArts recognizes there are other script writing techniques.
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