7th Annual 10-Minute Play Festival

October 13-14 at 7:30pm

October 15 at 2pm

Tickets: $10 DAC Members / $12 General

Group rates are available for parties of 12 or more, which includes reserved/priority seating. Please contact Doug Gonzalez, doug@durangoarts.org or (970) 259-2606, Ext 13 for more information.

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”

The culminating event in DAC’s 10-Minute Play Celebration, this festival has become one of Durango’s favorite theatre events. Featuring winners and finalists of the DAC 10-minute Play Contest, come to DAC Theatre to support original works and celebrate new, emerging and professional voices in the American theatre! This fast-paced theatre evening offering a grab-bag of comedy and drama is not to be missed!

2017 Finalists

GRAND PRIZE WINNER:  Bondservant by William Orem (Newton, MA)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Where’s This Train Going? by Bruce Guelden (Winters, CA)

The Truth about Spicy Cajun Curry by Erin Glenn-Hash (Lincoln, NE)

Crisis of Character by Scott Lummer (Santa Rosa, CA)

Good Things by Peter J. Stavros (Louisville, KY)

This year’s 10-Minute Play Festival will include a local playwright spotlight:

War Report of Professor Adventure by Patty Templeton (Durango, CO)

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AUDITION for the 10-Minute Play Festival!

Tuesday, September 5 from 6-8pm
Saturday, September 9 from 10am-12pm

Women (ages 18-50) and men (ages 18-70) are invited to audition for roles in DAC’s 7th Annual 10-Minute Play Festival.  Festival plays will include the winners and finalists from the 10-Minute Play Contest held this past winter, and shows will be directed by local directors!  No preparation or experience necessary.  Just show up at start time and read small scenes from the plays.

Rehearsal schedule can work around some conflicts.

Festival show dates:

  • October 13-14, 7:30pm
  • October 15, 2pm

For further information about auditions, contact Theresa Carson by email or call (970) 259-2606, Ext 17.

The Durango Arts Center is excited to present its 2017 Theatre Season featuring a variety of genres and stories including a contemporary drama, dynamic rock musical, inspired new works and an all-time beloved family show for all to enjoy.  

Elevate your theatre experience as a Season Subscriber and benefit from:

  • Personalized, advance notice to reserve your show dates
  • Priority seating at all DAC performances
  • A beverage and popcorn punch pass.

3 Ways to Subscribe:

  1. Purchase your season package online
  2. Call the Box Office: (970) 259-2606, Ext 13
  3. Drop in and see us at 802 E 2nd Avenue, downtown Durango