ACO Playwright Residency (AR) / Deadline: June 30

ACO Playwright Residency

Arts Center of the Ozarks seeks to provide development opportunities for two Arkansan playwrights by introducing our inaugural playwright residency. Each playwright will work with the Artistic Director, Rachel Lynett, to create a workshop process that best fits the play and their vision for development. Each workshop process will culminate with a staged reading of their play.

ACO is currently looking for playwrights who live in six counties: Washington, Benton, Madison, Pulaski, Faulkner, or Saline. Playwrights must submit full-length plays that they are willing to workshop and edit prior to the reading.

Selected writers will be notified August 2019.

Each submission must include:

A completed application form.
A full-length script (Full length plays must be longer than 70 pages but no longer than 150 pages)

DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2019 (11:59PM EST)

You can email your script and completed application as two separate attachments in the same email to:


You may also mail your application materials to:

Arts Center of the Ozarks

c/o Rachel Lynett

214 S Main Street

Springdale, AR 72764

All applications must be received by June 30, 2019. If you have questions, please contact Rachel Lynett directly via email only. No calls will be accepted. Email: