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Playlab Indie Call Outs

We Want Your Scripts!


We are currently seeking titles to be included in our Playlab Indie Collection.

Playlab Indie is a digital collection designed to promote new work that has debuted in the independent theatre sector. 
Playwrights from all over Australia are encouraged to send in their work to be considered for publication in this collection.


Playlab’s Publishing Criteria

We are looking for works that:

- have been produced in the Australian independent sector.

- demonstrate artistic quality and positive critical responses via published reviews and/or peer recommendation. A writer's body of work and any awards received will also be considered.

Additionally, Playlab will also regard how the text demonstrates:

- Legacy and Representation: including the cultural and/or historical value of the work; the cultural diversity represented by the work and/or the writer.


Please include the following in your application

  • A final draft of the work
  • A cover letter that speaks to the above criteria (200 – 300 words)
  • A CV or biography (150 – 250 words)
  • Production history and details
  • Any additional material that you think will support your submission such as reviews, production promotional materials etc.

Please note: if the work you are submitting is an adaptation of an existing work, or includes any materials from existing, copyright protected work, the writer will need expressed written permission from the copyright holder before we are able to consider publishing the work.


Send your applications to

Applications Close: 5.00pm August 2.

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