Tuesday, 15 March 2016

We are happy to announce that Gi60 #NextGen is back again for a third round and play submissions are now open!


The concept stays the same: one minute plays performed in succession by a group of actors, to be recorded and posted on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. So what's different? The group of actors will be entirely comprised of the Next Generation: all of them ages 11-16. For this portion we've teamed up with Acting Out!, Brooklyn's premier acting school, to bring 25 brand new one-minute plays to life. All we need are your words.
What are you waiting for? Sharpen your pencils, fire-up the laptops, and get to writing! Full rules and conditions below:
How To Apply: Gi60 is open to everybody; all you need is an idea and an internet connection. Since its inception in 2003, the Gi60 festival has premiered hundreds of new pieces of work written by people of all ages and backgrounds from around the world. So if you have and idea or something to say, why not write a play?

The Rules:
• Plays must last no longer than 60 seconds
• All work must be totally original and the author's own work
• All submissions must be sent by email and must include your name, address and location before the title of your workThe title of the play should appear in the subject line of the email
• Individuals may submit as many one minute plays as they wish (one submission only per email). PLEASE SEND EACH PLAY IN A SEPARATE FILE WITH THE TITLE OF THE PLAY IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
• Entries from schools must include the name of the school and a teacher's contact details in addition to the name of the author
• All submissions must be emailed to: gi60nextgen@gmail.com (Deadline: midnight, April 25th)
Terms and conditions:
• Copyright remains with the author
• Plays will only be performed as part of 'Gi60 (Gone in 60 Seconds#NextGen'
• Plays lasting longer than 60 seconds will not be considered.
• The organizers may use individual plays to promote the Gi60 festival for a period of one year after the festival
• Final play selection will be announced sometime in early May, 2016. Playwrights will be contacted via email to be informed of the selections. 
•  There is no submission fee or payment for selected plays
•  The organizers reserve the right to cut scripts where necessary
- Performances for Gi60 #NextGen 2016 will take place the weekend of June 10th with performances at Acting Out! and the New Workshop Theater at Brooklyn College (Both in Brooklyn, NY)

Gi60 is nothing without the imagination, skills and enthusiasm of our writers - and for this we thank you!!

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Gi60 New Zealand Live Stream Address

The address for Live Stream of Gi60 NZ is: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheatreCoHagley/live - please also visit Gi60 Facebook page for additional information and a clear breakdown of "time zones"!  Bravo and brava to the wonderful creative team at Hagley Theatre School in Christchurch, NZ - please share the link, and enjoy!

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Gi60 New Zealand Announces Play Selection!

Gi60 is proud to welcome Gi60 New Zealand, produced and directed by Cameron Mattox and Darryl Low, and performed by the students of the Hagley Theatre School of Christchurch, New Zealand. Performances are being held on Thursday July 30, Friday July 31st and Saturday August 1 at 7:30 pm - stay tuned to this blog and to the Gi60 FB page for live stream information! The plays are:

1 Wrong Side of Life     Jordan McGillivray 
2 Sick Day      Auryn Denovan-Stroud 
3 What?       Mitch Fowler 
4 Communications ABCs    Beth Alexander 
5 The Light Was So Bright    Mitch Fowler 
6 Turbulance      Rhiannon McCall 
7 This Isn’t Living     Mitch Fowler 
8 What About a Refund    Daniel Heaphy 
9 Smoking, Not Our Future. Kinda   Mitch Fowler 
10 Mum Tatt      Geordie Lauder 
11 Couple’s Tennis     Emily Hurley 
12 Syphilis is Syphilis     Mitch Fowler 
13 Wouldn’t It Be Nice?    Geordie Lauder 
14 Diamonds Are For Now    Darryl Low 
15 Salad Bowl      Bridie Sisson 
16 Eat Your Heart Out     Mitch Fowler 
17 The Bank Robber Virgin    Erica Hyde 
18 Mind Your Manners     Geordie Lauder 
19 No       Natarleya Twose 
20 First Day      Auryn Denovan-Stroud 
21 Phoney Feelings     Daniel Heaphy 
22 So Gifted, In Most Aspects    Mitch Fowler 
23 Junior Doctor      Alyse Verstraten 
24 War Games      Emily Hurley 
25 The Furry Ones     Don Puglisi (USA) 
26 Aloe, Aloe      Mitch Fowler 
27 Different Sides     Jordan McGillivray 
28 A Low Status Love Scene    Beth Alexander 
29 Banana Trials      Emily Hurley 
30 First Date      Jordan McGillivray 
31 Baby Shower      Mitch Fowler 
32 First Hit      Beth Alexander 
33 Where Are You?     Faith de Savigne (AUS) 
34 Lego Houses and Pretty Girls   Mitch Fowler 
35 Assumptions      Jordan McGillivray 
36 Drug Bust      Mitch Fowler 
37 Another Bus Stop One    Beth Alexander 
38 Bingeing      Emily Hurley 
39 Fluffy Bum is Dead     Rhiannon McCall 
40 Blow Yer Nose Traveller    Mitch Fowler 
41 Unrequited      Emily Hurley 
42 The Moment      Jordan McGillivray 
43 Surprising the Party Guests   Rhea MacCallum (USA) 
44 The Entire Relationship Arc of Every  Mitch Fowler           Romantic Comedy, in 60 seconds       
45 Monkey Bay      Emily Hurley 
46 Elevator      Mitch Fowler
 47 Letting It Go      Jordan McGillivray 
48 Time Out      Erica Thompson (USA) 
49 The Tudorflies     Auryn Denovan-Stroud 
50 The World Doesn’t Revolve Around You  Emily Hurley 
51 Beep Beep Beepe     Mitch Fowler 
52 Telepathy      Emily Hurley 
53 Scene       Mitch Fowler 
54 Girls Can’t Rap     Mackenzie Burrows and         Rhiannon McCall 
55 The Visit      Sandra Hosking (USA)

Monday, 6 July 2015

Announcing the Recipients for the Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award 2015

Shomari Pinnock is about to start his third and final year as a BFA Acting student at Brooklyn College. In the past he has enjoyed taking part in Brooklyn College productions both on and off the stage. In the fall he will be performing his thesis role in Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz alongside fellow Gi60 Collaboration scholarship recipient Alexandra Slater, directed by Noel MacDuffie. Shomari is grateful to receive this award and is excited to put it to good use in the coming semester.

Announcing the Three Recipients of the Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award 2015

 
Mildred Jones-Hamm, originally from Michigan, attends Brooklyn College and is in the BFA Acting Program in the Department of Theater. Mildred is an avid lover of all things creative, but acting of course is her first love.  Mildred uses theater as her vehicle of choice on the journey of creating change in the world.

Announcing the Three Recipients of the Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award 2015

Alexandra Slater is extremely honored and excited to be one of the recipients of this year's Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award (and especially to be receiving it along with two of her ensemble members!). She is entering her third and final year in the BFA Acting Program at Brooklyn College and is about to begin rehearsals for Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz directed by Noel MacDuffie. She would like to thank the Gi60 team, her Brooklyn College peers and her ensemble for this award.