Collaboraction, Chicago’s Theatre For Social Change, is accepting submissions for the new MLK Speech Slam competition on January 20, 2020 at the 300 seat mainstage theater at Kennedy-King College as a part of their 3rd annual Encounter Series. We are looking for inspired performers to breathe life into the speeches and spirit of Dr. King in either a verbatim oration or a creative interpretation of this great civil rights visionary.
Submissions must be 7 minutes or less from a MLK speech in 1 of 2 categories: Traditional Oration or Creative Remix.
To submit, fill out the application link here.
The deadline to submit is December 15th, 2019.
There will be a $1000 first place prize given to each category winner as selected by a panel of judges. There are additional prizes for second and third place.
One night event.