The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) welcomed entries for theVirgin Labfest 10 Writing Fellowship Program to be held on June 24 to July 6.
The Virgin Labfest 10 Writing Fellowship Program is a two-week mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage. The fellows will take part in lectures, discussions, and workshops on playwriting and script critiquing.
They will also be given an access pass to this year’s festival plays and selected rehearsals, as well as the opportunity to participate in the Talkback and Interaction with known playwrights, directors and selected actors.
Deadline for submission of requirements ended on May 15.
The Fellowship Program will culminate in a staged reading of the fellows’ works on July 6 at the CCP Bulwagang Amado Hernandez at 6 p.m.
The Virgin Labfest is a highly distinguished annual festival of unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested works of playwrights, directors and actors. It has gained its reputation by producing provocative and outstanding “virgin” plays mostly which have been recognized by the Palanca Awards for Literature. The Virgin Labfest 10 Writing Fellowship Program is part of the Center’s desire to train young aspiring playwrights.
Announcement of accepted applicants is on June 6.
The Virgin Labfest 10 Writing Fellowship Program is a project of the CCP Artist Training Division of the Arts Education Department.
For inquiries, visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 832-1125 loc 1605.