Spooks Playwriting Contest


1. The Contest is open only to students in Grades 5-8.

2. Plays must not exceed 600 words in length; longer submissions will not be considered.

3. Plays must be appropriate for actors in Grades 2-6 to perform, and must be easy to stage.

4. Plays should be scary, but not too scary!

5. Although not essential, it is recommended that aspiring playwrights attend the Spooks Playwriting Contest Workshop at Tantallon Library on April 8, 6.30 – 8.00 pm (click here for more information). Pre-registration required; please email info@unicorntheatre.ca or call 902-857-2121.

6. Entries must be emailed to info@unicorntheatre.ca by the deadline of JUNE 4, 2015. Entries may also be mailed to:

Unicorn Theatre

486 Conrad’s Road


Hubbards, NS B0J 1T0

All entries received will be acknowledged.

7. All entries must be accompanied by an entry form (click here), which must be signed by both the entrant and his/her parent.