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Welcome to Season 11!

Just Acts Play Fest: Call for Short Plays!

The Just Acts Play Festival will be held in February 2024, in the Lower Theatre at Knox United Church

Our theme for 2023/2024 is Examining Identity

What does Identity mean to you?

- Plays must be 10 minutes or less in length

- Have a cast of 4 or less

- Be easy to stage

Deadline to submit is September 15, 2023. The UST Creative Team will then choose 3-5 plays to be part of the festival based on what will offer the most variety

The Festival will be in February 2024, dates TBD

To submit or any questions, email urbanstoriesyyc@gmail.com

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Urban Playwright's Club

Urban Playwright’s Club

Are you a playwright looking for feedback, inspiration, or writing accountability? Join this monthly meet-up of playwrights and hone your writing skills by sharing a scene from your script. Whether you’re working on your first play, or are an established playwright, all levels of experience are welcome.

Attendees will be asked to bring a theatrical work-in-progress and have the chance to participate in reading each other’s work aloud. Feedback/suggestions will only be offered by group members at the playwright’s request.

Club Leader: Sarah Glubish, Creative Team member of Urban Stories Theatre. Sarah’s written work has been produced through Urban Stories Theatre, Clowns With Issues, New Vintage Theatre, Prairie Sky Productions, Grid View Theatre, and most recently by Listen To Your Mother NYC, where she performed a monologue she wrote about her experience with motherhood.

Cost: Free!
Where: Knox United Church, 506 Fourth Street SW When: Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm monthly


Proposed dates (subject to change):

September 18, 2023 October 16, 2023 November 20, 2023 December 11, 2023 January 15, 2024 February 12, 2024 March 18, 2024 April 15, 2024

May 13, 2024

Urban Stories Theatre Mission

To create an inclusive space to learn, share, explore and nurture local artists creating original work by giving them the opportunity to participate in play festivals, workshops and performances. 

 

Vision:

 

To explore justice and humanity issues through the performing arts

Land Acknowledgement:

The Creative team at Urban Stories Theatre would like to acknowledge  the original storytellers and teachers of the  land  on which we play and create. The many First Nations, Metis and Inuit people. 

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