Monday, 18 January 2021 - 9:00am to Monday, 8 March 2021 - 8:00pm

About the competition 

The Young Scriptwriters Competition launches on Monday 18 January 2021 and is open to high school students (years 7-12) who live or go to school on the Northern Beaches.

Write a 10-minute original short play script based on the theme ‘Fake News’. Entries will be judged according to characterisation, originality, plot and innovative use of the theme ‘Fake News’. Six finalists will be chosen and will have the chance to have their scripts workshopped with a director and then performed at Glen Street Theatre on Wednesday 14 April.

How to enter

Complete the online entry form and attach your script as a Word document. 

Important dates

Competition launches: Monday 18 January 

Competition closes: Monday 8 March (entries must be submitted by 8pm)

Finalists announced: Monday 22 March

Finalists workshop their script with a director and actors at Glen Street Theatre: Wednesday 7 April

Performance and awards night: Wednesday 14 April

More information

Please contact our Library Programs team for any enquires.