The 2020 Scirocco Manitoba High School Playwriting Competition

February 6, 2020 | MAP NewsCompetitions

And the winners are ...

Congratulations to the four playwrights chosen in this year’s Scirocco Manitoba High School Playwriting Competition!

Of the many fine submissions for this year’s competition, four plays have been selected. With the help of a professional dramaturg and director, the plays will be developed and rehearsed over the next four months with the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Youth Acting Conservatory ensemble, and then presented at the PTE New Works Festival on Saturday, May 30th, 2020.

The four plays are …

Answer Me by Ashlin Daly, University of Winnipeg Collegiate

Co's Coffee Shop by Gelian Fernandez, Fort Richmond Collegiate

Fly Happy by Natalie Veibrock, St. Mary's Academy

Fading Away by Mackenzie Zacharias, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate

Congratulations to the selected playwrights, and to all the high school students who entered the competition. A really fine showing of fresh and exciting young talent!