Nouveau Riche are on the lookout for up and coming Writer-Performers of Colour for a new online competition.
MadTimes Monologues seeks aspiring candidates to submit a short monologue, of approximately 3-5 minutes to be judged by a panel of industry professionals as well as an open public vote. Monologues will be performed and streamed to Nouveau Riche’s social media channels and website.
The winning monologue/performance will be offered a seed commission with Nouveau Riche with an option for further development with our award-winning team and partners.
· Writers must be comfortable performing their monologues to camera.
· Monologues must be original work.
· Writers are encouraged to experiment with style and form and can write based on any subject matter other than Covid-19.
· Writers can only submit one monologue.
· Monologues must last no longer than 5 minutes in duration.
· Writers don’t have to film their monologue on the most expensive camera in the world, but please make sure you are well lit, and clear.
· There is no need for a full body shot writers can perform on a mid-shot (head and shoulders).
· Monologues must be unproduced.
· The decision of the judges will be held along with the decision of the public vote. No individual correspondence will be entered into.
· Writers must be based in the UK
· Monologues must be unpublished.
· Entrants should send a short bio, a short treatment/idea of the larger world of the play or ideas of what a full-length version might look like (more info the better)
· Monologues must be sent via MP4 format
Wednesday 22nd April 2020.