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The act of submitting creative work for a dramatist is as necessary as finishing it. But the process of finding the right submission opportunity can feel overwhelming. This is why, for more than 20 years, the Dramatists Guild has compiled a submissions and opportunities database, and published a full directory of theatres, agents, festivals, contests, workshops, retreats, and other submission opportunities to help make the life of the dramatist an easier one.

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  • NPAF is offering Hawaii Volcanoes National Park residencies, and close to some of the best beaches on the island. This one for a one-month in May of 2024. The residency includes of $4000 stipend, a studio, housing, events, publicty, and much more...the change of a lifetime for Artists! This residency is open to single artists, families, artist couples, artists collective, or arts troupes.
  • Art Omi: Writers hosts authors and translators from around the world for residencies throughout the spring and fall. The program’s strong international emphasis provides exposure for global literary voices and reflects the spirit of cultural exchange that is essential to Art Omi’s mission. Guests may select a residency of one week to two months; about ten writers at a time gather to live and work in a rural setting overlooking the Catskill Mountains. Daytime is reserved for writing and quiet activities, while evenings are more communal. A program of weekly visits bring guests from the New...
  • Through exhibition and scholarship, the Assyrian Arts Institute mainstreams Assyrian arts as a way to preserve the Assyrian identity, show continuity, and to raise global awareness so that the Assyrian culture and traditions may be embraced and celebrated by all. Through preservation, exhibition, and scholarship, AAI nurtures a rich set of values which were born of culture and geography, survived through passion, and now belong to all who embrace and interpret them around the globe. If you are an artist, patron, historian, or just someone who appreciates passionate art, we invite you to join...
  • We illuminate epics in a simple way through the magic of resourceful storytelling— welcoming community members as crucial collaborators + putting place at the center of their story. We are committed to making theatre from scratch across the local landscape, engaging its people + alternative spaces to nurture creative partnerships within the community. We continue to celebrate and elevate the heritage of rural places—teaming up with denizens to devise an original work through collective creation.
  • Every musical is at different stages of development. Some are at the early stages and need space to write. Some are looking for dramaturgical support. Some want to explore the physical language of the piece. Some need to workshop vocal arrangements. And some need a reading. Tell us what you need!! 121 Project provides up to $10,000 of support based upon the specific needs of your project.
  • The Latiné Musical Theatre Lab, LLC is a NYC-based organization with a national footprint that develops and advocates for new Latiné-written works of musical theatre. The Lab is a sponsored artist with The Producer Hub (The Tank LTD), a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)3 organization serving the performing arts community. We envision a world of equity in the theatre community for Latiné artists. Where our representation on and off stage matches our representation in the general population. Where our participation in the theatre community reflects the true contributions of Latinés to the...
  • Concert Theatre Works, Inc. is an international non-profit dedicated to building new audiences for classical music. Believing stories are essential for the future of concert music, CTW tours theatre to orchestras and found venues to mount game-changing spectacles in few rehearsals.
  • New York, NY
    The Circle in the Square Theatre School (CITSTS) Emerging Writers Residency aims to support the future of the theater industry with a truly collaborative residency. The program will nurture both writers and actors while developing new trailblazing plays and musicals that celebrate underrepresented stories and challenge theater norms. Due to the pandemic, many developmental spaces and residencies had to close their doors; we aim to fill that gap by providing writers a home for their developmental process. As educators, we have also noticed a gap in which students have not been given the tools...
  • New York, NY
    The ASCAP Foundation "The Latin Beat" Songwriter Program supported by the Harold Adamson Lyric Award is a new initiative to benefit songwriters of Latin descent who write music predominantly in Spanish and who are in the early stages of their career. Five (5) writers will be selected to participate in a two-day writer’s retreat where each music creator will be paired with one (1) veteran Latin music writer. Mentors will work with participants on crafting a new song or enhancing an already written work. The workshop will culminate in a listening event where participants will have the...
  • BroadwayCon is a three-day convention where fans can meet and interact with their favorite Broadway stars. It's a showcase of some of Broadway's newest and most exciting shows. It's a place where industry professionals can learn about the ever-changing fandom landscape, and Broadway’s biggest names can work one-on-one with the next generation of up-and-coming performers. Most of all, BroadwayCon is a place where fans can come together to celebrate their passions and revel in the magic that is the theatre.
  • We are pleased to announce the launch of PlayList: a new short play development series. PlayList is for writers of any background, identity, education or experience level who are interested in honing their work on a short script with a room full of artists experienced in new play development. The CRY HAVOC Company believes that writing a script doesn’t have to be a solitary experience. Collaborative feedback at key points in your writing process can bring you closer to your goals. Our approach to script development places your writing goals at the center of the workshop process, ensuring...