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Mind the Gap BritBits Short Play Festival

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  • New York, NY
    Mind The Gap Theatre exists to find, read, evaluate, develop and ultimately produce new British theatrical writing in New York City. While our focus is on presenting new British works, with a company of mad talented actors and playwrights from BOTH sides of the pond, we occasionally like to show off what the Yanks in our company can do by taking a new American play to the UK.
  • New York, NY
    Together with business partner, Alex Constantinides, Moore represents writers, composers, directors, designers, choreographers, and music directors in all areas of the entertainment industry.
  • New York, NY
    Rates vary. Full recording equipment and onsite engineers available.
  • New York, NY
    PLAYS/MUSICALS - TOTAL PRIZES $7,500 - FIRST PRIZE $3,500 - FULL LENGTHS - ONE ACTS - SHORTS - SOLOS Best actress $500, Best Supporting Actress 500, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor $500, Best Director $500, Singer $500, Best Short $500, Most Creative Play or Musical $500, Best Music Score $300, Best Choreography $200 You can take advantage of our Audience Feedback System. We find that it is usually constructive for playwrights and other members of a production team to receive audience feedback concerning the quality of their productions. If you so choose, the Festival will reach out to...
  • New York, NY
    If your play is selected, you are given a 3 performance run. Cash prizes awarded.
  • The inspiration for Ripple Effect Artists came from Jessie Fahay’s love of theatre and her own experience as an actress in New York City. Committed to working with productions and touring companies that promoted a sense of change through dialogue, Jessie sought to change her community and the world by developing an organization that melded her two loves, theatre and crucial conversations. After years of working in Educational Theatre, as a public speaker, actress, author, graduate student, and her work with Landmark Education and United Global Shift, she has developed an even stronger...
  • Founded in 2009, Leviathan Lab is an award-winning not-for-profit creative studio whose mission is the advancement of Asian and Asian American (A/AA) performing artists and their work. Through the speaking of A/AA artists’ words, and the presentation of A/AA bodies, presence, and gestures on stage and film, Leviathan works to open spaces that promote social justice, bridge communities, and assert the power of art to change the world. We function as a lab where early-career and established A/AA artists can be courageous, experiment, and thrive as they create works that captivate the audiences...
  • The Shed commissions original works of art, across all disciplines, for all audiences. We bring together established and emerging artists in fields ranging from hip hop to classical music, painting to digital media, theater to literature, and sculpture to dance. Our home, The Bloomberg Building—designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect—is an unprecedented movable structure that adapts to support ambition and invention in all creative fields. By minimizing social and economic barriers to entry we’ll make a warm, welcoming space for...
  • New York, NY
    Born out of The Shed’s commitment to supporting early-career artists and a diverse range of voices and experiences, our Open Call program selects, fosters, and presents new work across all forms and media from NYC-based artists who have not yet received major support.
  • New York, NY
    Parity Productions is a formidable producer of new theatrical work that as a company always ensures that we will fill at least 50% of the creative roles on our productions--directors, playwrights, and designers--with women and trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) artists. Artistically, we develop and produce compelling new plays that give voice to individuals who rebel against their marginalized place in society.
  • New York, NY
    As a company, we're dedicated to filling at least 50% of the writing, directing, and design roles in our productions with cis women and trans and gender nonconforming artists (TGNC). We also have several advocacy initiatives around this goal, one of which is our Annual Parity Commission. We award a $2,500 prize and a development deal to one cis woman playwright and one TGNC playwright per year, based on the submissions we receive. Our submission period opens October 17th, and runs until we have received 150 applications.