Downtown Urban Theater Festival 2014 Seeks Submissions; Deadline 10/25
The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 12th annual season to be held at HERE (www.here.org) in SoHo, New York City March 31-April 19, 2014.
DUTF, produced by Creative Ammo Inc., was founded in 2001 with the purpose to build a repertoire of new American theatre that echoes the true spirit of urban life and speaks to a whole new generation whose lives defy categorizing along conventional lines. That purpose has been realized many times over, as more than 100 writers have created and refined their work for the stage and thousands of inspired audience members have applauded their performances. DUTF gives writers from America's burgeoning multicultural landscape the opportunity to share their stories that interpret our history and our times. It is a place where writers can create and refine their work for the stage.
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DUTF is supported, in part, by New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
For 2014, DUTF will accept 15 theatrical works comprised of full-length productions (60-90 minutes) and shorts (under 45 minutes). Each work is performed only once during the festival. Three of the outstanding works produced during the festival will receive $1,000 awards in the categories of Best Play, Best Short and Audience. There is no submission or participation fee and each playwright will receive a monetary production stipend at the start of the festival to defray some of the production costs.
To submit for DUTF 2014, please forward the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
(1) Playwright's bio with contact info - name, address, phone # and email
(2) Photo of playwright
(3) Synopsis of theatrical work
(4) Complete script of theatrical work
(5) Estimated running time of work
(6) Actor/director/crew bios, if available
(7) Description of stage set (if any) and production needs (i.e. sound and lighting)
THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013.