Calling all musicians, composers, playwrights, actors, singers, dancers, choreographers and performing artists!

The Midwest Climate Summit presents Climate Stories, a competition and showcase for aspiring young artists concerned with the climate crisis. Entries can include filmed performances of original plays, theatre, music, or dance. 

Upload Requirements

All work must be original student work. Collaborations between writers, composers, choreographers, and performers are welcome and encouraged. Both solo and group submissions will be accepted. All performances must be submitted in video format. Editing is permitted to allow for remote collaboration. Time limit for all submissions is 40 minutes. All submissions should be submitted in MOV, MP4, FLASH or AVI format.


  • First Place: $1,500
  • Second Place: $1,000
  • Third Place: $750

Contest Submission

Submit your artwork through this google form by February 1, 2021.


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