Pitch Your Story
Performers will present stories of high character and ethics, which includes but is not limited to:
-Sharing real and non-exaggerated accounts of stories of which they were an active participant.
-Treating all those involved in the story with respect and dignity; the unearthing of employment, friends and family secrets will not be accepted.
-Approach the genre of storytelling and the performance with integrity.
-Restraining from including material that violates the law or compromises an individual moral, personal and legal status.
-Representing oneself as a responsible Dakota neighbor by including profanity or “mature audience only” material.
-Being a good global citizen by refraining from marginalizing any individual regardless of their race, creed, economic background, nationality, sexual orientation or self-identified gender. Plains Spoken People has a Zero Tolerance Policy toward bullying, discrimination, and any type of harassment.
1. Submit your synopsis in writing. You have 250 words!
2. Email a 2 minute audio or video submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
(For assistance with submitting via this format, please contact us at the above email.)
We do not want an “idea” of what you are thinking; please submit the beginning – middle – end of the actual tale. Also, we want to hear your style and tone. Ask yourself these 2 questions: Why is this important to you? Why will it be “a hit” with a South Dakota audience? You have two minutes to cast, snag and reel us in!