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THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY’s Dream Up Festival 2017

In 2010, the inaugural Dream Up Festival offered 25 shows consisting of 23 World Premieres and 2 American Premieres. The festival had reviewers from NY Times, NY Press, Show business Weekly, the Advocate, NYTheatre.com and others.

Festival performance dates: August 27 – September 17, 2017. All performances will take place at Theater for the New City.

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS

FESTIVAL GUIDELINES
TNC’s 2017 summer festival known as Dream Up Festival will run August 27 to September 17 2017.
We are accepting applications: February 20, 2017 to May 8, 2017.
Early Submissions: February 20 to March 24 $30 certified check,
cashier’s check, or money order in US
Dollars payable to: Theater for the New City
General Submissions: March 25 to May 8 $40 certified check, cashier’s
check, or money order in US Dollars payable to: Theater for the New City
All applications must be accompanied with a submission fee. We prefer the application materials to be
emailed to tncdreamup@gmail.com and the submission fees be paid online at http://www.theaterforthenewcity.net/dreamup_submitform.html

DREAM UP FESTIVAL FORM
Title of Submission: _____________________________
Contact Name: __________________________
Phone: _________________________________
Mailing Address:
Street: ______________________ City:______________ State:______
Zip:_______ Country
(if outside the US) :______________
Email Addresses: ___________________________________
Genre of Work (Please Mark): Dance Musical Drama
Length (Please Mark): Short One Act Full Length
Estimated Running Time in Minutes: ___________
Number of Cast / Crew: _________________________
Technical Requirements (for set, lighting, sound if known):
This piece previously had a (Please Mark):
Reading, Staged Reading, Workshop, Full Production (please tell us when and where)
Please express in a short statement (500 words max.) what makes this inventive or what
will make it inventive when presented.
Please Note: Submissions without a statement will not be considered.

PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING WITH EVERY SUBMISSION:
• Script/or Concept (if not text based)
• Bio Primary Artist (and Collaborators if known)/ Production History
• Brief Statement
• Synopsis of Work w/character breakdown
• Submission Form
+Submission Fee
REVIEW NOTIFICATION:
All applicants will receive a position notice (accepted, wait listed,
or not accepted) after their submissions are evaluated in spring 2017.
PLEASE SEND ALL SUBMISSION’S (scripts, bios, statements, synopsis,
submission form) TO:
tncdreamup@gmail.com

Please contact us at literary@theaterforthenewcity.net if there are any questions and check out our website at http://theaterforthenewcity.net/dreamupfestival.html

Participation Info

Theater for the New City will present a lineup of wide-ranging and
original theatrical visions embracing drama, poetry, music, and dance
in the summer of 2017 from performing artists representing theater and
performance companies in our theater complex in downtown New York.

Tickets prices can range from $12 to $20. TNC's Dream Up Festival 2017
website and festival website will go under construction in late
spring/early summer 2017.
Festival artists receive 60% of their box office proceeds. TNC
retains the remaining 40%. All judged applicants will receive a
position notice (accepted, wait listed, or not accepted) after their
submissions are read. Acceptances will be emailed on or about May 22,
2017. Artists who are accepted will be required to submit
participation documents by about June 12, 2017. A non-refundable $575
participation fee will be required, in the form of a certified check,
cashier's check or money order or online payment for participating
productions. No personal or company checks will be accepted.

Final Deadline to apply is May 8. US and International artists welcome to apply.
For general inquires: please contact us at literary@theaterforthenewcity.net

 





(updated March 14, 2017)

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