July 31, 2018


Playmarket’s Asian Ink development programme is looking for Asian writers with the best new, exciting and original plays.

Selected plays will receive a day-long script clinic with a professional director, cast and script advisor.

Plays previously selected for Asian Ink development include Moodporn by Matthew Loveranes, Orientation by Chye-Ling Huang, Let’s Save the Universe by Benjamin Teh, A Moment or Two by Arun Subramaniam, Flesh Off the Boat and Who is Sade Abe? Part One: Bullfight of Love by Nathan Joe.

How to Enter

Visit the Playmarket website here. https://www.playmarket.org.nz/asian-ink

Download and complete the submission form and send your play to us here [competitions[@]playmarket.org.nz]

The Fine Print

Submissions are open to any New Zealand citizen/permanent resident of Asian heritage regardless of age or experience.

Plays must not have had a professional production (pending productions, readings, workshops or community productions are fine).

There are no limits on length, style or theme.

Submissions close 1 September 2018

More Questions?

If you have any further questions contact Claire O’Loughlin in the Wellington office:  competitions[@]playmarket.org.nz

+64 4 382 8462 ext 2

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