Theater for the New City Calls for Submissions for Dream Up Festival

by Jacob Coakley


Theater for the New City will stage productions at least five times as part of the festival.
Theater for the New City will stage productions at least five times as part of the festival.

Theater for the New City is now accepting submissions for their fourth “Dream Up Festival,” featuring new works of experimental theatre and dance. Theater for the New City literary manager Michael Scott-Price will act as curator of the festival.


From August 18 to September 8, 2013, Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Crystal Field, Artistic Director, will present its fourth "Dream Up Festival," a festival of experimental theater and dance featuring new works from across the country and abroad. The theater's Literary Manager, Michael Scott-Price, will continue as curator. Submissions will be accepted until May 9, 2013.

Most of the productions will be staged at least five times. Tickets prices will range from $12 to $15. For a special engagement performance the ticket price is $18.

Submissions are $25 until March 15 and $35 after that.

For general information on the festival go to: To apply and download a festival submission form go to:

Theater for the New City is located at 155 First Avenue, at the corner of East Tenth Street, in the heart of Manhattan's East Village.

Theater for the New City (TNC) maintains a distinctive commitment to high artistic values and community service. In an effort to make theater accessible to all, TNC presents an assortment of distinct, exceptional events each year, including the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which celebrates the artistic and cultural diversity of TNC's Lower East Side community; an annual Village Halloween Ball and an annual summer Street Theater tour that presents a free, live, original musical in thirteen neighborhoods in all five boroughs. Most of these are free of charge to the public.

The Dream Up Festival staff includes TNC's Executive Director, Crystal Field; the Festival Director/Curator, Michael Scott-Price; TNC's Administrator, Jonathan Weber and Festival Publicist, Jonathan Slaff.

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