Backstage at SPTC (Santa Paula Theater Center) is seeking scripts for its ninth
annual production of original one act plays, Playzapalooza! 2018.


Submission Guidelines
Plays should run no more than 15 minutes in length.  Each writer may submit up to three plays, but no more than 30 pages total.  Submissions will only be accepted electronically. Send pdf or Word files to  Including a bio or list of credits is optional.
Submissions must be received by March 1, 2018.

Important Information:

  • Backstage at SPTC is a “black box” theater. Plays are simply staged with
  • minimal set pieces, props and set dressing.
  • Backstage at SPTC is a forum for new and original works. Strong language and adult situations are common.
  • Writers selected for production are invited to the opening night performance
  • along with a guest, and are compensated with two complimentary tickets to another performance during the run.
  • Playzapalooza! 2018 runs from May 25 through June 10, 2018.

Please do not call the SPTC Box Office with questions regarding this production
Instead, send your inquiries to You may also visit for additional information regarding events.