Saturday, March 21, 2009

Write a Play - Have it Produced by Elton's Team


Fidelity FutureStage®, the producers of Billy Elliot the Musical, and Elton John invite you to write a 10-minute one-act play reflecting one of the themes of Billy Elliot: fulfilling a dream, discovering a talent, or overcoming adversity. The winning script will be produced at New York's Imperial Theatre by the creative forces behind Billy Elliot the Musical.

The contest is open to full-time students in grades 9-12 attending school in the following New York and New Jersey counties:
New York - Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester
New Jersey - Bergen, Essex and Hudson

Students must be between the ages of 13 and 19
as of March 16, 2009.

Fidelity FutureStage® prepares students for future stages in life through a unique music and theater education program — enabling them to learn firsthand from renowned actors, directors and musicians.

Arts education teaches unique skills that extend far beyond the classroom. Fidelity FutureStage helps students build their self-confidence, unleash their passions, and realize their potential.

Sir Elton John is Honorary Chairperson - to hear his inspiring video see www.futurestage.com

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