2021 NPP Timeline and Process

Here is a summary of the Region 1 NPP timelines for play selection, auditions and rehearsals.

NEW PLAY SELECTION

  • Tuesday, December 1 – Friday, December 4: Accepted playwrights contacted
  • Friday, December 11: Accepted playwrights must confirm and commit to registering and attending the festival.
  • Monday, December 14: Directors assigned to playwrights
  • January 4: Dramaturgs assigned to plays
  • January 4-11: Possible Playwright/Dramaturg/Director meetings
  • Early January: Stage managers assigned

NPP AUDITIONS

  • Friday, January 8: Auditions due at 11:59pm
    • Students submit a one (1) minute monologue of their choosing, or choose from a
      selection of monologue sides that will posted on this site on December 20.
    • Monologues do not have to be memorized.
    • LINK TO OPEN ON OR ABOUT 12/1
  • Saturday, January 9 – Sunday, January 10: Playwrights and Directors view auditions
  • Monday, January 11: 7pm Casting Session
  • Monday, January 11: Actors notified (by stage managers of each show)

NPP REHEARSALS

  • Monday, January 11 – Saturday, January 23: Rehearsals
    • Ten-Minute plays (2) two-hour rehearsals
    • One Acts (2) 3-hour rehearsals
    • These will be scheduled by the Directors and Stage managers  and rehearsals are
      mandatory

NEW PLAYS PRESENTATIONS at Festival 53

Schedule announced in January