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Casting Notice

Blackboard Plays is partnering with Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) to promote a platform for Black Playwrights who tell stories about Black Families. Black Motherhood & Parenting New Play Festival is in the process of accepting playwright submissions. Play finalists will be selected and will virtually premiere in the Fall of 2022. We are seeking performers for this upcoming BMPFest season.

Submission Instructions/Deadline:

Please click the link below to submit and for further instructions.


Deadline: Please submit by Saturday, April, 30th by 11:59pm EST. 


Location: Rehearsals and capture will be virtual. 





5-13: Show #1 Rehearsal (off on the 11th)

14-17: Show #1 Capture 

19-27: Show #2 Rehearsal (off on the 25th)

28-31: Show #2 Capture 



9-17: Show #3 Rehearsal (off on the 15th)

18-21: Show #3 Capture

23-31: Show #4 Rehearsal (off on the 29th)



1-4: Show #4 Capture



20-24: Stream Show #1

24: Show #1 Talkback

27-31: Stream Show #2

31: Show #2 Talkback



3-7: Stream Show #3

7: Show #3 Talkback

10-14: Stream Show #4

14: Show #4 Talkback


Compensation: Actors will receive a $200 stipend 


BMP Fest supports the full spectrum of identities for performing artists. Actors of all ethnicities, physical abilities, sizes, ages and gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. 


If you have any questions, please email us at

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