Sign up to take part in our Play In A Day (modified) event! We're moving this event online and highlighting the creation of original theatre works with a writing and design concept competition!

On DATE #1 HERE you will receive your theme, and you will then write and plan your production. Basic design concept will be required (lights, set, costumes, props), as well as your one-act script. By 7pm on DATE #2 HERE you will need to have sent in all relevant materials for our adjudicator. Helpful feedback for your script will be sent directly to you, and the winning submission will be performed in an online reading by Spark's core performers as required.

Updates will be emailed to you as the event comes closer, so please enter an email address that you check often in the registration form.

Your registration form must be completed in full by DEADLINE DATE HERE to be eligible to take part.

There is no registration fee.

Contestants must be all aged 16 and older by DATE #1 to participate.

Meet our adjudicator, Joel Bernbaum!

Joel Bernbaum was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Joel is an actor, director, playwright, journalist and the founding Artistic Director of Sum Theatre. He is a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and Carleton University, where he did his Master’s Thesis on Verbatim Theatre’s Relationship to Journalism. With Sum Theatre Joel has created Saskatchewan’s first free professional live Theatre in the Park as well as productions of Theatre in the Pool and Theatre on the Rink. To date over 45,000 people have participated in Sum Theatre’s plays. As a playwright Joel’s produced work includes Operation Big Rock, My Rabbi, Home Is a Beautiful Word and Reasonable Doubt (with Yvette Nolan and Lancelot Knight). Joel is currently a PhD student at the University of Saskatchewan, investigating the potential of theatre to strengthen cities. He lives in Saskatoon with his 4-year old son, Judah.


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