The Alpine Fellowship Theatre Prize 2023

Applications are opened for the Alpine Fellowship Theatre Prize. Awards will be given for the for the best playwriting response theme of the Alpine Fellowship 2023  “Flourishing“.

The winner of the Theatre Prize will receive a cash prize of £3,000 to support the writing of their proposed play, and the runners up will receive travel expense support of £1,000 that must be used to attend the 2023 symposium which will be held from 10th-13th August 2023 in Fjällnäs, Sweden


  • Open to all nationalities.

  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above at the time of entry.

  • All entries must be written in English.

  • Applicants can only enter one of our prizes.

  • Limited to one entry per person.

  • Travel expenses can be used for economy travel costs only and are not exchangeable for cash, any leftover travel budget will not be redeemed as cash.

  • Travel expenses can be used for transport only and cannot be used towards accommodation outside of the dates of our symposium.


To apply you will be asked to submit the following:

  1. A 1-2 page synopsis of your proposed play, including how it will respond to the theme.

  2. A sample of previous work of at least 10 pages, so that we can get a sense of your voice, style and tone.

About your proposed play:

  • Final plays must be no more than 45 minutes in length.

  • Final plays must require no more than three actors.

  • The winning proposal should be written between March-August, so you should have sufficient writing time within that period to complete and re-draft your play.

  • The winning play will be performed as a rehearsed reading so simplicity in staging is preferred.

  • ByPlays can already be written, but must not have previously been performed, including as a reading or workshop production.

  • Submissions will be judged anonymously so please ensure your name does not appear anywhere on your submission materials.

Applications Deadline: 1st March 2023 at 23:59 (UK time)

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Author: Ruth Kasham

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