Now open: Edythe Brook Cooper 2020 National Playwriting Competition

Dates: 12/17/2017


Edythe Brook Cooper
2020 National Playwriting Competition

Fostering Australian Playwrights

Presented by


Would you like to see your play performed on the BATS Theatre Co Inc. stage?

Start writing now for the 2020 One Act Play competition.

The play must contain some Australian content.

The entry form document contains background information, full rules and conditions for entry, guidelines for adjudicators and directors, and assessment criteria, as well as the entry form to be completed. It is now available from the following link:


Entries close 31st October 2019.

The winners will be announced in January 2020.

The top three plays will be produced for a 5 performance season at BATS Theatre Co. Inc in Buderim in 2020.

First Prize $3,000
Second Prize $2,000
Third Prize $1,000

During the 5 performances of the plays the audience will be asked to vote for their favourite play and the “Audience Choice Award” winner will receive a trophy.

Presentation of the awards will take place on the final night.

Enquiries contact co-ordinators:

Jacqui Mata Luque: 0431 025 920 /
Susie Pritchard 0417 603 369 /