Get in on the Drama

REMINDER: Deadline to apply is Feb 17th

Call for Proposals for the NTS Atlantic Drama Festival.

The Festival will be held in-person at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico, PEI in May 2023. (This will be the first in-person Festival since 2019, hurray!)

The NTS Atlantic DramaFest is a non-competitive, three-day high drama festival held at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico, PEI. This year’s dates are from Friday, May 19th to Sunday, May 21st 2023.

The purpose of the Festival is to provide a showcase for participants to demonstrate their unique theatrical work with a maximum running time of 50 minutes. Performances are adjudicated by experienced theatre professionals and workshops are offered to the students throughout the festival weekend. The Festival is open to students from Grades 9 to 12 from all four Atlantic Provinces.

All school groups will be chosen by submitting a proposal by February 17th, 2023. The cost per participant is $50 for PEI residents and $100 for non-residents of PEI. This includes all meals while at the Festival, travel costs from off the Island of PEI, and accommodations for three nights for off-Island groups at a nearby motel/hotel.

The maximum number of participants from each school, including teachers or chaperones, is 15. All groups must include a student stage manager.

For an application form please contact Artistic Director Robert Tsonos at

Theatre PEI


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