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Piece of Mind: 10 Minute Play Festival

In collaboration with AUC Mental Health and Well-being Initiative, AUC theater program is announcing a Call for Submissions for a series of short, original plays written by, and for, the AUC Community (students, alumni, staff and faculty). Chosen plays will be assigned a director, and a cast with three nights of performances in early February in the Howard Café. Read more about Piece of Mind Play Festival.

Submissions are due October 15, 2022

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A still image from the ten minute play Insih, produced as part of the Mish Zanbik series of shorts plays, AUC 2021.

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