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TentSquare is launching a new Monologue Challenge for the holidays.

The topic is #HolidayJournalEntry. Writers write, actors perform. Monologues submissions open November 1st!

Casting director Lindsay Chag and first TentSquare Actor Winner James St. Vincent select a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner.


Submission Rules


Writer Submissions:

Open Submissions for Writers: November 1st - November 21st

Writers have 3 weeks to submit up to 3 monologues 350 words or less on the topic of #HolidayJournalEntry.

Actor Submissions:

Open Submissions for Actors: November 23rd - December 12th

Actors have 3 weeks to perform and submit up to 3 of the writer's monologues.

Winning Writers Announced

Winning Writers Announced - December 31st

The top 10 most performed monologues are listed in order on TentSquare.

Members Vote:

Members Vote: December 13th - December 26th

Members have 2 weeks to vote on their favorite monologue performances. Top 20 most voted on performances become semi-finalists and are listed on TentSquare.

Judges Decide:

Judges Decide: December 26th – December 30th

Casting director Lindsay Chag and first TentSquare Actor Winner James St. Vincent select a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner.

Actor and Additional Writer Winners Announced:

New Years Eve!

1st, 2nd and 3rd place actors are listed on TentSquare. Any writers of these monologues that were not in the top 10 most performed monologues become winners and are listed, in addition to the 4th - 20th place actor winners.

Entry Fee:
Free for first Monologue Challenge.

Note:
All actors and writers may only win once. Their most performed monologue or hightest voted on submission will be awarded, allowing for other entrants to place.

All submitted monologues may be published in a "TentSquare Monologues" book at the end of the year. All published writers will share in a royalty.

Any member that wins may elect to give their prize to one of the other 20 semi-finalists.

Actors:

1st Place
$200 cash, consult with Lindsay Chag, two actor badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue performance will be played or performed live if actor chooses, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.

2nd Place
$100 cash, consult with Lindsay Chag, two actor badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue performance will be played or performed live if actor chooses, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.

3rd Place
$75 cash, consult with Lindsay Chag, two actor badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue performance will be played or performed live

4th - 20th Place
$25 cash

Writers:

1st Place
$200 cash, two writer badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue will be screened or performed live by a TentSquare Actor, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.

2nd Place
$100 cash, two writer badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue will be screened or performed live by a TentSquare Actor, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.

3rd Place
$75 cash, two writer badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue will be screened or performed live by a TentSquare Actor, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.

4th - 10th Place
$50 cash

1st - 3rd Place Winning Actors' Performed Monologues

$50 cash per writer, two writer badges for the TentSquare Fest™ where monologue will be screened or performed live by a TentSquare Actor, entry to TentSquare Awards™ in NYC 2016.