Northern Playwright Submission CALL OUT!

Akpik Theatre is looking for a Northern Playwright!


Are you a Northwest Territories resident? Have you written a play? Would you like to see it produced professionally on stage? Send it in! In turn, Akpik Theatre will produce, promote and present your new work with no cost to you.

Project will go as follows:

  • One week of work-shopping your play with professional actors and a dramaturge.
  • Two-week rehearsal with actors and director.
  • One week run at a suitable venue with a stage manager.

Apply via email with this title - "Northern Play Submission" to

Please include in your application:

  • A statement outlining who you are and why you wrote this play.
  • Why you would like to opportunity to see your play produced and what you will bring to it.
  •  Your script. It has to be a complete draft. Outlines are not accepted.
  •  A list of scripts you have written and any accomplishments, readings or stagings of your work.
  • Playwrights/ Artists who inspire you and why.


** Be prepared to do the necessary writing during that first week by putting time aside, as that will determine the quality of the work that will be performed on stage. Open to young adults and +.