The Jeff Walker One-Act Festival gives youth the chance to show off their directing, acting, writing and technical skills. The Wilmington Drama League offers this entertaining, daylong event on the first Saturday in August with food, prizes and more.

The next Jeff Walker One-Act Festival performance is on Aug. 10, 2019.

Submissions are currently being accepted!!

Submissions are currently being accepted for this year’s Jeff Walker Youth One Act Festival to be held the second weekend of August.

Plays should have cast which feature youth, be written or directed by youth and/or be appropriate and interesting to children or teens.

Please send a copy of the play, along with your name, contact information, any experience (though not necessary) and a brief artistic statement of why you chose this piece.

Send submissions to:

OR Drop a hard copy of your submission in the mailbox outside WDL’s side door.

You may also leave an envelope clearly marked on the desk in the office, near the phone.

Deadline for submission is April 22nd. Directors will be notified by May 13th.

If you have questions, contact Tammy Destafney –
Kathy Buterbaugh –



Beginning September 4, 2018 the Wilmington Drama League will have regular office hours Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 pm. Calls or visits can be made to the main office (side door on Shipley St) (302) 764-3396. Our box office line however will remain fully automated. Questions should be directed to the main office line or sent to