Playwrights Project seeks a Clerical Assistant

Want to work with Playwrights Project? Now's your chance! We're currently seeking a Clerical Assistant to work part-time (20 hrs/wk) in a creative and intellectually stimulating environment.  Click here to view a detailed description of the position.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to and include "Clerical Assistant" in the subject line. Seeking immediate hire; position open until filled.
2019 California Young Playwrights Contest
is open for submissions!

Playwrights Project invites students to submit scripts to the 35th California Young Playwrights Contest for Californians under the age of 19. 

Contest postcards will be mailed out soon! Interested in receiving a postcard for your child or classrooms of student writers? Send us an email at
There is no entry fee, and every young writer who requests feedback on their script will receive an email or letter with suggestions for future revisions. The writers of winning plays are assigned a playwriting mentor to further develop their piece, and the resulting scripts are professionally produced in Playwrights Project's annual Plays by Young Writers Festival at a professional theater in San Diego.

Click here for Contest guidelines and entry forms!
PBYW Alum Lauren Yee to be produced by 
Moxie Theatre and SDSU

We love seeing our Plays by Young Writers alumni's accomplishments! Playwrights Project produced Lauren Yee's play Over the Asian Airwaves in 2005. Lauren has since launched a prolific career in playwriting and is widely produced across the country.

Our friends at Moxie Theatre and San Diego State University are collaborating to produce Lauren's play Hookman from March 15-24 in SDSU's Experimental Theatre. Reserve your tickets today!

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 
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Anonymous, City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office, Coastal Community Foundation, Current Wisdom Foundation, City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program, Community Service Association of San Diego Unified School District, Michael Ehrenfeld Insurance Company, The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation, Gold Diggers, Kinder Morgan Foundation, Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, The Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund, Mira Mesa Self Storage, Nordson Corporation Foundation, The Parker Foundation, The Arthur and Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund, Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, San Diego County Board of Supervisors Community Enhancement Program, Sempra Energy Foundation, The William and Ruth Tippett Foundation, U.S. Bank, Patricia and Christopher Weil Family Foundation, Annie Weisman and Bill Macomber, Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, Gary & Mary West Foundation.

Playwrights Project advances literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals  

to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.  




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