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24-Hour Playwriting Competition

Curtains Up!

On April 4th Nakai Theatre invites theatre lovers, supportive friends or simply the merely curious to attend their 24 Hour Playmaking Cabaret, held at The Deck at the High Country Inn.The event, which has been held for nearly 25...

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The Birthing

When a play hits the stage for its first full production , it’s travelled a long way.Often a playwright begins showcasing her work by reading a scene or two in front of friends. After that, perhaps she recruits actors and...

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Playwrought

After hearing artistic director David Skelton talk about Nakai Theatre’s 24 – Hour Playwriting Competition on the radio, I decide to sign up. I’m not a playwright , but, then again — maybe I am.Maybe my passion for writing...

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A room with a current

It is fall of 2005. I have just arrived in the Yukon. I am amazed to be accepted into an advanced playwriting course with the famous Canadian playwright, Tomson Highway. I spend a week with five other lucky writers as Tomson...

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A Play in 24 Hours

If you ask Whitehorse resident Justine Davidson if the $50 fee to participate in Nakai Theatre’s 24 Hour Playwriting Competition is worth it, you’ll most likely get a resounding yes.Not only was she provided a hotel...

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