Playwrights for Change

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Check out this year's theme:

What Hope Looks Like

What gives you the strength to get back up again? When discouraged or exhausted, why do you keep trying? Keep helping? Keep persisting? Keep believing? Hope is one of the key ingredients of resiliency, but is hope a feeling? An attitude? Or is hope an action? What does hope look like?

Deadlines, rules, guides, and other related documents can be found below:

Middle/High School Rules  - Deadline: March 1, 2022

Adult Rules  -  Deadline: April 1, 2022

Style Guide

Creative Tips


Interest Form


Thank you! And Best Wishes for a successful competition!

Watch a digital viewing of last year's 2021 Runner-Up YPC Plays, featured at AATE's National Conference! Click HERE to view. 

For any questions, please contact Marketing and Communications Associate, Katyana Dandridge at [email protected].