CVP is accepting submissions for our second annual production of original One Acts & 10 Minute Plays scheduled for May 31-June 1, 2024.


Playwrights may submit one or more original, one act or 10 minute play for consideration either by email to The One Act Committee chair Joseph Mishler or by mail to CVP One Acts, 4861 White Lake Rd., Clarkston MI 48346.




The following Special Playwright Production Rules -2024 will apply:


  • Playwrights retain all rights to their plays.
  • Scripts should be in the format specified by CVP.
  • All edits need to be made before auditions.
  • CVP will call for and select all directors.
  • CVP will determine the order of performance.
  • Sets should be black box with minimum of props/set pieces- simple.
  • Costume requirements should be minimal.
  • Directors and CVP will have the right of choice during auditions.
  • Play budgets will be set by CVP.
  • Playwrights will receive 2 free tickets to one performance of their choice.
  • CVP will provide an MC to introduce each play.


  • Directors may direct a maximum of 2 plays
  • Actors may perform in a maximum of 2 plays.
  • Audition and performance dates will be set by CVP.
  • Auditions will be held over two days.  No special auditions unless absolutely necessary, and no pre-casting. 
  • Once the auditions are completed, the director will take over the artistic presentations.
  • Rehearsals will be coordinated with current productions and with other one acts. Current productions have priority over special production.
  • Scripts must be memorized.
  • CVP will hold a group meeting with Producers and Directors of all the one acts.
  • There will be a mandatory technical rehearsal and Directors are encouraged to hold at least (2) dress rehearsals at least (2) days prior to performances.
  • Sound and lights needs will be provided to Technical Director 2 weeks in advance of performance.


Download Standard Script Format for CVP One Acts-10 Min Plays