One Acts Festival 2015

West Coast Players is excited to announce the 6th Annual One Act Plays Festival. This notice is directed to playwrights, play readers, actors, stage managers, back stage crew, directors, set constructors, volunteers, and anyone else interested in participating in any way. Please scroll down to find your area of interest.
 First, the dates:   July 3rd – 5th & July 10th – 12th

Submission deadline for scripts April 11th, 2015
Play reading committee selects scripts for production    April 18th, 2015
Select Directors and assign scripts April 25th, 2015
Auditions May 3rd & 4th
Tech week  June 28th – July 2nd
Production dates July 3rd – 5th and July 10th – 12th    

To playwrights: 
The Festival will be presented on 2 weekends, July 3rd – 5th & July 10th – 12th. The deadline for submitting scripts has passed. We are no longer accepting soliciting scripts for our Festival.
The proceeds of the entry fees will be distributed to the authors whose plays have been voted on by the audiences, as follows:

  • First place: 50% of entry fees received
  • Second place: 30% of entry fees received
  • Third place: 20% of entry fees received

Please contact the Producer, Rick Kastel, at the above e-mail address if you have any further questions.
Thank you for your interest in West Coast Players. We look forward to hearing from you.
To play readers
Plays will be submitted via e-mail — no more coming to the theatre to read plays! I will forward them to you for you to read at your leisure. Submissions will be finished as of April 11th. We will then have a meeting on Saturday, April 18th, 9:00 AM at the theatre to discuss and select the 8 – 10 plays you select for production. Plan to spend a couple of hours. This worked very well last year.
We will meet at the theatre on Saturday, April 25th at 10:00 AM. All selected scripts will be there for you to read and indicate which plays you would like to Direct. Decisions will be made that day.
Tech people:
If you are interested in participating in ANY CAPACITY, please contact Rick Kastel,, 727-804-8804, as soon as possible.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, May 3rd and Monday, May 4th at the theatre. Doors open at 6:00 PM to register, auditions begin promptly at 7:00. Directors will cast their plays and all attending will be notified no later than Friday, May 9th.
Set builders, painters, techs:
Very simple black box set. Start building Monday, June 22nd, tech week runs Sunday, June 28th thru July 2nd.
Notices will be resent as dates approach. Any further questions can be directed to the Producer, Rick Kastel, at, 727-804-8804.

We look forward to presenting the best One Act Plays Festival EVER!