Seeking actors of all ages and abilities

Auditions will be held in Sunday April 18th from 11am-6pm and

Monday, April 19th from 5-8pm.

Actors prepare one 2-3 minute monologue, and be prepared to read sides at the director's request.  Registration is for one 50-minute time-slot, masks are required.  We will be following Covid-19 state guidelines. All ages and abilities are welcome to audition!

Prefer to stay virtual for now? No problem!

Film your monologue and click the 'Virtual' option below.


One Act play festival

Artists' Exchange presents the 17th annual

June 2021

Since 2006, Artists’ Exchange has hosted the One Act Play Festival (OAPF) for the entertainment and enjoyment of the Cranston community. Short plays are submitted from local, regional, and national playwrights and then selected for performance by a panel of directors/actors. This year’s festival will feature a delightful blend of local and national playwrights. 

 Ticket Information coming soon!
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 

The One Act Play Festival (OAPF) is an all-inclusive community theater event celebrating creative collaboration of playwrights, actors, musicians, visual artists, and technical theater artists. First formed in 2006, the festival enriches and entertains the Cranston and Rhode Island communities.

Thousands of short plays are submitted from regional, national, and even international playwrights and
then selected for performance by a panel of theater professionals. Casts feature community actors of all abilities ranging in sex, age, and experience levels; amateur and professional actors, writers, and technicians of all ages and abilities work together in creative harmony.



Be a Key Member

Enjoy benefits including complimentary tickets & press exposure. Sponsorships start

at $250; see all sponsorship

levels and benefits.

Do Good

Your tax-deductible gift of any size helps set the stage and make the plays possible.

Make your gift online, in

person, or through the mail. 

Get Involved

Help needed backstage with costumes, props and cues.

Also front-of-house passing out playbills and collecting tickets.


Stay Tuned!

Festival Directors and Playwrights to be announced soon!

Meg Howe

Festival Coordinator

Meg Howe is proudly serving as the Theatre Programs Manager at Artists’ Exchange. Meg has her M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College, as well as a B.A. in Theatre Studies and a Minor in English, concentrating on Dramaturgy from the University of Connecticut. She served as a classroom teacher in the areas of English and Theatre for six years.


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