9/01/2016

#ScreenOpps #ScreenOppsSept16

and WomenArts present












#ScreenOpps
#ScreenOppsSept16

Submission opportunities for women in film/video.

##Opportunities with hashtags are for selected populations.
**Opportunities starred are for women only.

Special Opportunity 

Have a female driven film your proud of? Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival is now accepting submissions for 2016! 

Submit your film now and receive $10 OFF your submission fee! 

Moonfaze is a groundbreaking independent film festival showcasing works from feminist filmmakers around the globe.

Moonfaze’s mission is to engender an all-encompassing peaceful activism that elevates marginalized voices, shedding light on the pervasiveness of misogyny, racism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, and ableism in our everyday experiences.

Submissions are open to all feminists, regardless of location & gender identity. 

For more information and Moonfaze magic go to our website www.moonfazefilms.com/festival or follow us on Instagram and Twitter @moonfazefemfilm & Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/moonfazefemfilm

TO SUBMIT: Include the Special Opps Code, which can be retrieved by emailing specialoppscode@gmail.com, and your area of interest in the subject line of your email. Submit your film here www.filmfreeway.com/festival/MoonfazeFeministFilmFestival 


Film Festivals

**##Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival**
Winter Film Awards showcases emerging filmmakers from all genres from around the world, with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of women and minority filmmakers.
  • When/Where: February 23- March 4, 2017, New York, NY
  • Deadline: September 1 (Early Bird); October 15 (Regular); November 15 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $25 (Early Bird); $40 (Regular); $60 (Late)
  • Eligibility: Seeks a diverse collection of creative indie films from NYC and worldwide in all genres – ranging from narrative features to short films, from documentaries to animation, and from music videos to web series and horror films. 
  • Categories: All
  • Address: 31 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
  • Contact: info@WinterFilmAwards.com 
  • Submission Information

**The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest)**
In recognition of the power of women’s voices in film, the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film.
We feature the work of today’s top women directors, honoring the true pioneers while providing support and recognition for the next generation of leading women filmmakers.
  • When/Where: March 2-5, 2017, Portland, Oregon
  • Deadline: June 17 (Early Bird); August 19 (Regular); September 2 (Late); September 16 (Extended)
  • Submission Fee: $25-$70
  • Eligibility: Directed or co-directed by women and can be of any length, style, or genre
  • Categories: Narrative Feature(over 40 minutes); Narrative Shorts (under 40 minutes); Documentary Feature (over 40 minutes); Documentary Short (under 40 minutes); Experimental Shorts ( under 40 minutes); Animation Shorts (under 40 minutes); Young Women’s Filmmakers ( age 18 or younger); Music Videos ( under 8 minutes); Webseries
    (under 10 minutes)
  • Address: The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, 1526 NE Alberta St. #110, Portland, OR 97211
  • Contact: info@powfest.com
  • Submission Information

Vancouver International Women in Film Festival
The Vancouver International Women in Film Festival accepts documentary, narrative, animated and experimental films in any genre and any length.
To be eligible at least three of the following key creative roles must have been filled by women: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer.  
  • When/Where: March 8-12, 2017, Vancouver, BC
  • Deadline: September 1 (Regular); October 1 (Late); October 15 (Extended)
  • Submission Fee: $20-$50
  • Eligibility: The festival accepts films with women in at least three of these key creative roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer. Films completed after March 2014 are eligible.
  • Categories: Feature Length Narrative, Screenplay Competition, Short Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Animated, Short Other, Feature Length Documentary, Feature Length Animated, Feature Length Other
  • Address: Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, Women in Film + Television Vancouver, 503-207 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6B 1H7
  • Contact:  info@womeninfilm.ca 
  • Submission Information 

Athena Film Festival
Now in its seventh year, the Athena Film Festival, is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world. The four-day festival, which includes conversations with directors and talent and workshops for filmmakers, has established itself as one of the most prestigious festivals of its kind.
  • When/Where: February 9-12, 2017, New York, NY
  • Deadline: September 15, 2016
  • Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: All films must feature a female in a leadership position at the center of the story. Films may be directed by a person or people of any gender. Films that are directed by women but do not focus on female leadership will not be considered. 
  • Categories: Documentaries, Features, Shorts
  • Address: Athena Center for Leadership Studies Vagelos Alumnae Center, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-6598
  • Contact: athenafilmfestival@gmail.com 
  • Submission Information

Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Institute is a non-profit organization that actively advances the work of risk-taking storytellers. Founded in 1981 by Robert Redford in the mountains of Sundance, Utah, the Institute secures a space for independent artists to explore their stories free from commercial and political pressures. Through year-round programs, the Institute seeks to discover and develop independent artists and audiences and to provide a platform for artists to present their works to a global audience—the Sundance Film Festival.
  • When/Where: January 19-29, 2017, Park City, UT
  • Deadline: Features: August 15, 2016 (Early); August 29, 2016 (Official); September 26, 2016 (Late); Shorts: August 8, 2016 (Early); August 26, 2016 (Official), September 23, 2016 (Late); Episodic: August 8, 2016 (Early), August 26, 2016 (Official), September 23, 2016 (Late); VR: July 1, 2016 (Early), July 29, 2016 (Official), August 31, 2016 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $40-$110
  • Eligibility: Short films must have a total running time of less than 50 minutes, including credits. Feature Films must have a total running time of 50 minutes or more. Projects submitted to the Episodic Content category may include multiple episodes of varying lengths, but the total running time must not exceed 180 minutes. Virtual Reality Projects may be of any length, provided that the installation package for the selected platform does not exceed 10GB.
  • Categories: U.S. Narrative Feature Films; U.S. Documentary Feature Films; International Narrative Feature Films; International Documentary Feature Films; U.S. Short Films; International Short Films, Episodic Content; Virtual Reality Projects 
  • Address: Sundance Institute, 1825 Three Kings Dr., Park City, UT 84060
  • Contact: Institute@sundance.org 
  • Submission guidelines and instructions


ONSCREEN


Corrupt – Feature Film
Casting for upcoming indie feature film.
  • Roles: Jasmine (Caucasian, Hispanic; 21-28; Day Player), Lola (African American, Native American, Middle Eastern, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 23-32; Day Player
  • Audition: September 2016
  • Shoot Dates/Location: Late 2016/Early 2017 in NJ
  • Union: Yes
  • Pay: $500
  • Audition Information

A Life's Worth – Short Film
A short film about a disillusioned young woman who is driven to extremes to find meaning and self-worth in an overpopulated and dehumanized future society. Synopsis: Asha lives with her older sister, Mina, and Mina’s daughter, Ella, whom Asha loves very much. One day, Ella falls ill. Mina and Asha struggle to find a way to help save Ella.
  • Roles: Asha (All Ethnicities; 18+; Lead), Mina (All Ethnicities; 26-36; Supporting)
  • Audition: September  2016
  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearses Sept.-Oct.; shoots in November in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA
  • Union: Non-Union
  • Pay: $50/day plus credit and meals provided
  • Audition Information


For more OnScreen opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; or Playbill.com. 


OFFSCREEN


Assistant Editor
Domicile Films is a production house in the Lower East Side.  We provide post-production services for features and documentaries and are currently in need of an assistant editor with experience in feature films.
  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility:  Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer is a must.
  • Application Information 

Production Coordinator
Method Studios is currently in search of a Production Coordinator to join its Production team. The Production Coordinator is responsible for the assignment and tracking of tasks for assigned area of responsibility. They will facilitate the movement of shots between teams, coordinate daily reviews, and communicate status updates ensuring the delivery of shots on schedule.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: BA or BS in film, art, communications, or related field strongly preferred. Minimum 3 years experience in visual effects production or feature animation
  • Application Information 

Writer/ Associate Producer
Univision WXTV-41 is looking for a full-time news writer in New York Market. Be part of a high-energy team covering local news, people, conflicts and trends that connect with a full range of topics for our daily live newscast. Bring story ideas and a positive attitude to the table every day. Work with assignment desk, producers, photographers, reporters and managers to effectively cover breaking news, investigations and general assignment news.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: 4 years Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Journalism or equivalent job experience, Knowledge of VIZRT and tapeless systems, Working knowledge of iNews, Strong communications skills as well as an ability to lead a strong news team, Solid news judgment, Must work well in a fast paced environment, Flexibility to work overnight, evening, and weekend shifts, Bilingual: Spanish/English
  • Application Information

Post-Production Assistant 
Vox Media seeks a Post-Production Assistant to manage project media, archives & providing support to all video groups across Vox Media properties (The Verge, Polygon, SB Nation, Racked, Curbed, Eater, Vox.com, Re/code and Vox Creative). This is a temp-perm opportunity that calls for occasional night and weekend work. Though training will be provided, previous experience in a post-production facility is required.
  • Position Type: N/A
  • Eligibility: Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Premiere, Media Encoder, and Prelude), Knowledge of codecs and the ability to troubleshoot various video workflow issues, Mac operating systems & hardware, 2+ Years in a Post-Production Environment, Strong communication skills: must be able to keep all team members updated on project status, Highly organized: must be detail oriented, Able to take direction and work with a team as well as working independently.
  • Application Information


FUNDING


**Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographer**
The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Grant is open only to productions that engage a female director of photography. Grant is only open to films shooting in the Continental United States.
  • Address: Digital Bolex, 707 S Broadway Suite #1223, Los Angeles, CA, 90014
  • Contact: +1 213 628 3191
  • Application Information

Jerome Foundation NYC Film, Video, and Digital Production Grant Program
The Jerome Foundation operates production grant programs for individual film and video artists who reside within five boroughs of New York City and Minnesota. These programs serve artists who work in the genres of experimental, narrative, animation, and documentary production. It does not support installation, new media, or interactive work, which are subsidized in other Foundation programs.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Artists residing within five boroughs of New York City who work in experimental, narrative, animation, and documentary production.
  • Address: Jerome Foundation, 400 Sibley Street, Suite 125, St. Paul, MN 55101
  • Contact: info@jeromefdn.org or call (651) 224-9431
  • Application Information
    

RESIDENCIES


Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. We offer 2 and 4 week residencies, with preference given to those who prefer four weeks. Winter/Spring residencies are offered each year between January and May; application deadline September 15 of the previous year. Summer/Fall residencies are offered June through November; application deadline March 15th of the current year.
  • Deadline: September 15, 2016
  • Application Fee: Yes
  • When: We offer two sessions per year-- Winter/Spring which runs January through May and Summer/Fall which runs June through November. Applications must be postmarked by March 15 of the same year and September 15 of the previous year. No exceptions.
  • Eligibility: Residents must be at least 18 years old and mature enough for self directed work.
  • Address: 66 Brush Creek Ranch Rd, 15 miles outside of Saratoga, Wyoming 82331
  • Contact: info@brushcreekarts.org 
  • Application Information

Actors Residency at National Institute of Dramatic Art
Develop your skills within a highly motivated group as you work with industry experts in an intensive Residency course. NIDA’s Residencies are designed for people with commitment and curiosity to undergo intensive artistic development over an extended period of time. Applications are accepted internationally as well as nationally, creating a vibrant cultural hub.
  • Deadline: November 4, 2016 (to get Early Bird discount)
  • Application Fee: $350 (3 wk residency; if not accepted fully refunded) $450 (4 wk residency; if not accepted fully refunded)
  • When: January 3-20, 2017, January 3-27, 2017 
  • Eligibility: People with commitment and curiosity to undergo intensive artistic development over an extended period of time
  • Address: NIDA 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW 2033, Australia
  • Contact: info@nida.edu.au 
  • Application Information

#StageOpps #StageOppsSept16

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition,


and WomenArts presents

















#StageOpps
#StageOppsSept16
Submission opportunities for women in theatre.

##Opportunities with hashtags are for selected populations.
**Opportunities starred are for women only.


SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY

NYWINTERFEST COMPETITION SEEKS SUBMISSIONS For Our 10th Festival Season
 
There is no question why The NYWinterfest has taken the world of playwrighting and Musical festivals by storm, becoming one of the largest festival in the country in just 5 years.
BEST PLAY $2,500
Best Short Play $1,500
Best Director, Actress, Actor and Singer $500 each
Best Musical Score $300
Best Original Play, Stage Manager and Set Designer $200.
All genres are welcome, including MUSICALS.
PLAYS OR MUSICALS BETWEEN 30 AND 90 MINUTES

ONE ACT PLAY WELCOME BUT MUST BE
30 MINUTES OR LONGER.
To know more please visit
Don't forget to email specialoppscode@gmail.com to get the special discount code for 20% off this month's Special Opportunity!


PROJECT SUBMISSIONS

rEvolver Theatre Festival
rEvolver presents adventurous, high energy, and sophisticated new work by emerging companies and artists, bringing audiences the full range of contemporary theatrical practice, from script-based theatre to devised and site-specific works, staged readings of work-in-progress, and in-depth discussions with artists. 
  • When/Where: May 24-June 4, 2017, Vancouver, Canada
  • Deadline: September 16, 2016
  • Application Fee: $35
  • Eligibility: We invite submissions from artistically and culturally diverse companies and artists from across Canada to have their work considered for presentation. We are particularly interested in original productions with running times of 50 - 90 minutes but any running time will be considered by the jury.
  • Categories: We strive to offer presentations that appeal to a variety of demographics and reflect cultural and artistic diversity. We invite emerging professional artists of all ages, abilities, cultural practices, ethnicities, socio-economic status, genders, religions, and sexual orientations to apply to participate in the festival.
  • Address: 4096 Commercial St, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, V5N 4G3
  • Contact: info@upintheairtheatre.com  
  • Submission Information

Biggest Little Theatre Festival
The FOURTH annual Biggest Little Theatre Festival at BrĂ¼ka Theatre is seeking submissions for original theatre pieces showcasing traditional and nontraditional performances. We are a small festival, to date, featuring local and regional performers and performances in our downtown Reno space. We currently use one venue (our sub-Bruka space) that seats up to 44 people.

  • When/Where: November 9-13, 2016 in Reno, NV
  • Deadline: September 10, 2016
  • Application Fee: $25
  • Eligibility: Pieces must be between 40 – 55 minutes in length. Set up/Strike time is 15 minutes in 15 minutes out. Shows should have their own: Stage Manager/Cast/Crew/Director. The cast should not exceed 8 people. The show should have basic light/sound cues that can be achieved in our downstairs space. The light set up will suitable for all shows to work with without re-focus. Each show will receive one tech/dress in the space. The rest of the rehearsals should take place in an alternative space. If the play is licensed, the performing groups must obtain and pay for licensing fees prior to the performances.
  • Categories: Full-Length Plays
  • Address: Bruka Theatre 99 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89501
  • Contact: marybruka@gmail.com 
  • Submission Information

Humana Festival
Since its inception, the Humana Foundation has placed an emphasis on civic and cultural development in communities where Humana has a meaningful presence. In a long-standing and thriving partnership, the Humana Foundation supports Actors Theatre of Louisville and its remarkable Humana Festival of New American Plays, demonstrating a joint commitment to artistic exploration and appreciation at home, across the region and around the globe
  • When/Where: March 17-19, March 24-26, March 31- April 2, April 6-9, 2017 in Louisville, KY
  • Deadline: Year round but recommended by August 1, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free 
  • Eligibility: New, previously un-produced full-length plays from literary agents. If no agent, submit a letter of inquiry along with a synopsis and a 10-page selection from one of your plays. 
  • Categories: Full-Length Plays
  • Address: Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Contact: 502.371.0956 
  • Submission Information



SCRIPT SUBMISSIONS

##Jewish Plays Project
The Jewish Plays Project puts bold, progressive Jewish conversations on world stages. The JPP’s innovative and competitive development vehicle invests emerging artists in their Jewish identity; engages Jewish communities in the vetting, selecting and championing of new voices; and secures mainstream production opportunities for the best new plays.

  • Deadline: October 1, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Full-length plays that deal with contemporary Jewish themes that have never been produced in New York City. 
  • Categories: New full-length plays
  • Contact: jpc@jewishplaysproject.org    
  • Submission Information
Metropolitan East Village Chronicles, Volume 13
Metropolitan Playhouse, New York's OBIE Award-winning explorer of America's Theatrical Heritage, is currently accepting submissions for new plays inspired by the life and history of New York's Lower East Side.  Submissions will be evaluated by Metropolitan's artistic staff, and we will produce up to 10 of the submitted plays in April 2017, as part of our 8th Annual East Village Theater Festival.
  • Deadline: December 30, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Plays MUST pertain specifically, though not necessarily exclusively, to the East Village and Lower East Side of Manhattan. 
  • Categories: New plays no longer than 30 minutes that can be played by 5 or fewer actors. Theme for 2017 Chronicles is Prosperity.
  • Contact: EVC13@metropolitanplayhouse.org  
  • Submission Information

2017 New Works Contest 
MultiStages, a multicultural, multidisciplinary theatre company located in New York City, is seeking original, unproduced, high quality full-length multidisciplinary plays by established and emerging writers for its eighth New Works Contest. The Contest Winner will receive a Workshop Staged Reading with professional actors or a Fully-Staged Production at a reputable theatre in New York City under an AEA approved code. The Finalists will receive a Staged Reading with professional actors in the New Works Festival.

  • Deadline: December 31, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Original, unproduced, high quality full-length multidisciplinary plays by established and emerging writers.
  • Categories: Workshop or Production
  • Address: New York City
  • Contact: contact@multistages.org  
  • Submission Information

Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award
Our $500 Emerging Playwright Award (coupled with press coverage) is given to playwrights who show excellence and dedication throughout this process – from development to the stage. Out of hundreds of submissions a year, we select 15-20 plays for readings. From these, we select 1-3 plays annually to go on to our workshopping phase. Our workshops are meant to prepare a play for our Off-Broadway stage. From our workshops, we select 1-2 plays for full productions, complete with a playwright’s contract and compensation (separate from the award).                                      
  • Deadline: Submissions are ongoing.
  • Application Fee: None
  • Eligibility: Plays may have been developed or produced elsewhere, but never produced in New York City. Plays from overseas and throughout the US are accepted and considered.
  • but special attention will be given to playwrights who live in or near New York.
  • Categories: Full length plays
  • Address: Urban Stages, 555 Eighth Ave., RM 1800, New York, NY 10018
  • Contact: (212) 421-1380
  • Submission Information

ONSTAGE


The Chance Theater 
  • Little Women by Casey Long 
  • Auditions: September 12, 14, 2016
  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin Oct. 24; runs Nov. 23-Dec 23 (Thurs 7:30pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm with special Performances: Wed Dec 7, 7:30pm & Fri Nov 25, 3pm) at Chance Theater in Anaheim, CA.
  • Pay: $500
  • Audition Information

Fireside Theatre 
  • Mamma Mia by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson; Beauty and the Beast by Alan Mencken 
  • Auditions: September 28, 2016
  • Production Dates: "Mamma Mia" rehearsals begin Dec. 7; runs Dec. 29, 2016-Feb. 26, 2017. "Beauty and the Beast" rehearsals begin Feb. 13, 2017; runs Mar. 2-Apr. 16, 2017 in Fort Atkinson, WI
  • Pay: $650/wk. min. Equity Fireside Dinner Theatre Agreement 
  • Audition Information

Musicals, Duh!
  • The Real Actors of NYC by Luke McGinnis  
  • Auditions: September 7-8, 2016
  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin Sept. 12; runs for six weeks beginning Sept. 24 for two performances a week in NYC.
  • Pay: $539/wk. rehearsals and $82/performance
  • Audition Information

For more Onstage opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; and Playbill.com.

BACKSTAGE


Scenic/Lighting Designer
Skyline Theatre Company is seeking a scenic + lighting designer for its upcoming production of EVITA. Load in Sunday September 25th opening Friday September 30th. please contact ASAP

House Manager
The Shakespeare Theatre Company, a multi venue LORT B+ theatre in downtown DC, seeks a full-time House Manager. The House Manager provides service for the audiences at performances and events, trains and supervises part-time staff and volunteer ushers, and serves as the main contact for patrons and theatre staff during performances. Evenings, weekend, and daytime hours are required.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: This position requires a high level of face to face customer service, human resource management, and an ability to multitask. A valid Driver’s License, ability to successfully complete CPR/First Aid training, and previous professional theatre house management experience is required. Experience in Tessitura ticketing software preferred. Full-time, year-round, with excellent benefits.
  • Application Information

Theatre Technician
The Town of Danville seeks qualified theatre technicians to run sound and lighting for shows year-round at the Village Theatre.
  • Position Type: Permanent
  • Eligibility: Oversee and assist renters and various user groups during events in theatre facilities. Operation of lighting and/or sound equipment. Box office duties, including reporting and cash handling. Maintaining and keeping facility clean and in good working order during and after events. Work flexible hours including weekends or holidays. Able to lift 50 pounds; carry 30 pounds. Perform duties within OSHA standards.
  • Application Information

Managing Director
Quantum Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA) has made a wide-range of experimental work since its inception and is especially known for its environmental nature, staging every work in its four-show season in a place chosen to serve it, rarely a theatre. The works vary greatly, from world premieres to contemporary plays from around the world; from classic plays to unusual operas. 
  • Position Type: Full-time permanent
  • Eligibility: Proven track record in theatre management. Experience with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher), Photoshop, Quickbooks; additional web-based programs include Patron Mail, Dropbox, Google Drive, WordPress, social media apps FB, Twitter, Instagram. Experience with Patron Manager CRM (or similar audience-tracking software) a plus.
  • Application Information



FUNDING


The Jonathan Larson Grant
The Jonathan Larson Grants are intended to honor and recognize emerging musical theatre artists. Composers, lyricists, and librettists who work in musical theatre are the focus of the grants. ATW is committed to serving artists who are creating new, fully producible works for the theatre, and advancing the art form. The grants do not honor a specific piece or project.
  • Deadline: September 30, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Individuals may apply as lyricists, composers, librettists, or any combination of the three. Collaborative teams may apply together as composer, lyricist, and/or librettist, or any combination of the three. Collaborators who work together regularly are strongly encouraged to apply as a team. If your collaborative team has more than three individuals, please contact the ATW offices.
  • Address: American Theatre Wing 230 West 41st Street, Suite 1101, New York, NY 10036
  • Contact: Larsongrants@americantheatrewing.org 
  • Application Information


RESIDENCIES

NOTE: Visit WomenArts' Residencies With Ongoing Deadlines page for more opportunities. 

Green Olive Arts
Green Olive Arts is an international art studio and urban art residency in Tetouan, Morocco, specializing in connecting the creatives of the world with the culture, beauty and creatives of Morocco. Our mission is to resource creative individuals of both emerging and established artistic talent from around the world in seasons of inspiration, production, collaboration and cultural exchange here in Morocco.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • When: 1 week to 4 months
  • Eligibility: 8 studio spaces are available. Applications will be assessed and Residencies awarded by our local Selection Panel according to caliber of the artist's work and fit of the artist's residency proposal with the goals and capacity of Green Olive Arts. Approved applicants may expect a phone interview request before a final decision.
  • Address: B.P. 10001 Sidi Al Mandri, Tetouan, Tetouan 93000, Morocco
  • Contact: arthouse@greenolivearts.com
  • Application Information

Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency #166
Atlantic Center for the Arts is an innovative nonprofit artists-in-residence program that provides artists with an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s masters in the visual, literary, and performing arts. Since the program began in 1982, over 3500 artists have been served from the US and around the world.
  • Deadline: January 22, 2017
  • Application Fee: $25
  • When: June 25- July 2017
  • Eligibility: Programs require various documents that can include word documents, images, scores, sound files, or other materials. Some artists also require a document with links to online videos. The submission website does not allow you to edit your files after you complete your submission.
  • Address: 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168
  • Contact: iriascos@atlanticcenterforthearts.org 
  • Application Information

Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities
Residencies of an average of 2-8 weeks for visual artists, writers, actors, and performance artists. Residency provides housing, studio, and meals; artist responsible residency fee ($40/day), deposit (10% of residency fee), travel, materials, and local transportation.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: $25
  • When: 2-8 weeks
  • Eligibility: Residencies are available to established and emerging visual and literary artists 18 years of age and older without regard for race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
  • Address: Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities, 2075 Johnson Rd., Carlisle, KY 40311
  • Contact: artcroft@msn.com 
  • Application Information

8/01/2016

#StageOpps #StageOppsAug16

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition,


and WomenArts presents

















#StageOpps
#StageOppsAug16
Submission opportunities for women in theatre.

##Opportunities with hashtags are for selected populations.
**Opportunities starred are for women only.


SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY

SpecialOpps will continue in the Fall of 2016


PROJECT SUBMISSIONS


**Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival**
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) empowers women artists to engage and inspire communities through the production of multidisciplinary solo performers and educational outreach.
  • When/Where: March 23-26, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
  • Deadline: August 31, 2016
  • Application Fee: $36.50 via PayPal
  • Eligibility: LAWTF is currently seeking female solo artists of all ethnicities and ages with original performance pieces.
  • Categories: Scripts and Short Videos.
  • Address: LAWTF, 11411 Cumpston Street #204 North Hollywood, CA 91601
  • Contact:  lawtfspotlight@yahoo.com
  • Submission Information

Humana Festival
Since its inception, the Humana Foundation has placed an emphasis on civic and cultural development in communities where Humana has a meaningful presence. In a long-standing and thriving partnership, the Humana Foundation supports Actors Theatre of Louisville and its remarkable Humana Festival of New American Plays, demonstrating a joint commitment to artistic exploration and appreciation at home, across the region and around the globe
  • When/Where: March 17-19, March 24-26, March 31- April 2, April 6-9, 2017 in Louisville, KY
  • Deadline: Year round but recommended by August 1, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free 
  • Eligibility: New, previously un-produced full-length plays from literary agents. If no agent, submit a letter of inquiry along with a synopsis and a 10-page selection from one of your plays. 
  • Categories: Full-Length Plays
  • Address: Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Contact: 502.371.0956 
  • Submission Information



SCRIPT SUBMISSIONS



2017 New Works Contest 
MultiStages, a multicultural, multidisciplinary theatre company located in New York City, is seeking original, unproduced, high quality full-length multidisciplinary plays by established and emerging writers for its eighth New Works Contest. The Contest Winner will receive a Workshop Staged Reading with professional actors or a Fully-Staged Production at a reputable theatre in New York City under an AEA approved code. The Finalists will receive a Staged Reading with professional actors in the New Works Festival.

  • Deadline: December 31, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Original, unproduced, high quality full-length multidisciplinary plays by established and emerging writers.
  • Categories: Workshop or Production
  • Address: New York City
  • Contact: contact@multistages.org  
  • Submission Information

**Clutch Productions**
Clutch Productions seeks six original one-act plays and short film scripts by female writers to be considered for a series dedicated to issues affecting women in the 2016 election to be produced in the fall. Issues of particular interest include: reproductive rights, equal pay, violence against women, women in roles of leadership and power, religious diversity, paid family leave, and more. 
  • Deadline: August 15, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: At least 50% of the roles in each play must be female and playwrights are encouraged to explore all sides of the issues to reflect the authentic debate of our time. Selected work will undergo a development process including workshops with dramaturgical assistance. For films, Clutch founders will guide participants through a production process including post-production in-kind work. No previous productions for plays.
  • Categories: Original One-Act Plays and Short Film Scripts
  • Contact: clutchproductionsnyc@gmail.com  
  • Submission Information

Ashland New Plays Festival
ANPF’s flagship festival is an international playwright competition that culminates in the reading of four new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions by a cadre of volunteer readers. This unique and much-loved five-day festival in Ashland, Oregon, features professional actors from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the community. The event includes rehearsals and two staged readings of each winning play. 
  • When/Where: October 19-23, 2106 in Ashland, OR
  • Deadline: December 31, 2016; or until 400 scripts are received
  • Application Fee: $15
  • Eligibility: Script legibly typed with 12-point Times New Roman font in a standard 8½" x 11" play format. Full‐length drama or comedy (total 90‐ to 150‐minute running time); intermission preferred. Previously unproduced. Maximum 8 characters; doubling allowed provided a doubling plan is included with the cast list.The submitting author is the sole owner of the copyright of the script.
  • Categories: Ashland New Plays Festival is committed to the presentation of new dramatic work that is uniquely theatrical, has literary merit, and appeals to our audience’s emotions and imaginations. Such work invariably reflects an original concept or theme, possesses a clear and cogent structure, and includes characters whose language expresses their individual worldview.
  • Address: PO Box 3314, Ashland, OR 97520
  • Contact: info@AshlandNewPlays.org
  • Submission Information

**Women Playwright’s Initiative at the Ivoryton Playhouse**
The Initiative seeks to develop new plays by and about women, and the issues that shape their lives. Friendship, political and economic advocacy, sexual satisfaction, aging, gender equality, racial issues, marriage, singlehood, motherhood, careers, and power.  The Women Playwright’s Initiative will provide a safe, nurturing environment for play development. Our intention is for the Initiative to culminate in a reading workshop/festival.
  • Deadline: September 15, 2016
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: One Act Plays by women playwrights
  • Categories: The Ivoryton Playhouse invites submissions by women playwrights. For this first season, we are seeking one act plays, with a running time of no longer than about an hour.  Interested playwrights should submit a hard copy and email version  (for musicals include a script and CD, and email version with audio link), bio/resume, including a telephone number and email address. 
  • Address:  Laura Copland, Director of Play Development at Ivoryton Playhouse, PO Box 458, Ivoryton, CT 06442
  • Contact: laura.copland@gmail.com 
  • Submission Information

Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award
Our $500 Emerging Playwright Award (coupled with press coverage) is given to playwrights who show excellence and dedication throughout this process – from development to the stage. Out of hundreds of submissions a year, we select 15-20 plays for readings. From these, we select 1-3 plays annually to go on to our workshopping phase. Our workshops are meant to prepare a play for our Off-Broadway stage. From our workshops, we select 1-2 plays for full productions, complete with a playwright’s contract and compensation (separate from the award).                                      
  • Deadline: Submissions are ongoing.
  • Application Fee: None
  • Eligibility: Plays may have been developed or produced elsewhere, but never produced in New York City. Plays from overseas and throughout the US are accepted and considered.
  • but special attention will be given to playwrights who live in or near New York.
  • Categories: Full length plays
  • Address: Urban Stages, 555 Eighth Ave., RM 1800, New York, NY 10018
  • Contact: (212) 421-1380
  • Submission Information

ONSTAGE

No Stakes Theater Project
  • Cabaret by Kander and Ebb 
  • Auditions:  August 14-15, 2016
  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin the first week of May 2017. Performances begin the first week of June 2017.
  • Pay: No Pay
  • Audition Information

Interrobang Theatre Project
  • Falling by Deanna Jent 
  • Auditions: August 14, 2016
  • Production Dates: Rehearsals will be January 29-March 14th Sundays 2-6, Monday-Thursdays 6:30-9:30. Rehearsals will be at the Northshore Baptist Church. Performances will be March 15-April 16th Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30, Saturdays: at 2pm and 7:30 and Sundays at 2pm at the Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two.
  • Pay: Stipend 
  • Audition Information

Diablo Valley College
  • Hairspray by Marc Shaiman, Mark O’Donnell, and Thomas Meehan 
  • Auditions: August 22-23, 2016
  • Production Dates: Rehearsals and productions to be held in Diablo Valley, CA
  • Pay: No Pay 
  • Audition Information

For more Onstage opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; and Playbill.com.

BACKSTAGE


Resident Lighting and Sound Designer
Thunder Bay Theatre is accepting resumes for a light designer/sound designer for the 2016 fall season. Thunder Bay Theatre will be producing The Marvelous Wonderettes, Agatha Christie’s the Mousetrap, and The Sound of Music. The LD/SD is responsible for designing, hanging, and focusing the lights for all three productions.
  • Position Type: Part-time permanent
  • Eligibility: Knowledge and experience in both light and sound design; Familiarity with Shure body mics; Familiarity with incandescent and LED fixtures; Familiarity with ETC Element Light Board; Familiarity with Roland MT-200i Sound Board; Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. overhead; Minimum of 10 hours of work per week on set crew except for tech week; Commitment to a clean working area and a positive attitude
  • Application Information

Event Technician
Studio Gear LLC in Milwaukee, WI is looking for Event Technicians to join our team. We are a premier provider for audio, video, lighting and event production services, serving clientele both locally and nationwide.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: Excellent guest services/customer relations skills; Able to take initiative to get the job done; Ability to work under pressure with a high sense of urgency; Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties for effective and successful performance; Ability to work extended hours, holidays and weekends; Willingness to travel; Must demonstrate a positive and professional behavior towards clients and colleagues at all times; Be passionate about the job and tasks at hand and be self-motivated and energetic; Punctual, reliable and dedicated with a natural enthusiasm towards the job.
  • Application Information

Technical Production Staff
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is one of the foremost performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as a two-year conservatory programs. AMDA is currently seeking Part-Time Technical Production Staff at our Los Angeles campus.
  • Position Type: Permanent
  • Eligibility: BA or BFA in technical theater or equivalent in experience; Highly motivated + detail oriented; Expertise in standard tools, concepts, practices and procedures in Theatrical Production; Knowledge of safe working practices; Experience in working in multiple areas of production (Scenery, Scenic Art, Props, Lighting, Audio, Video, etc.); Experience programming ETC Ion, ETC Element, ETC Express, and ETC Expression lighting consoles is a plus; Experience programming audio + video with QLab a plus; Strong verbal communication skills; Work well and collaboratively in a team atmosphere; Ability to operate well under pressure.
  • Application Information

Managing Director
Quantum Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA) has made a wide-range of experimental work since its inception and is especially known for its environmental nature, staging every work in its four-show season in a place chosen to serve it, rarely a theatre. The works vary greatly, from world premieres to contemporary plays from around the world; from classic plays to unusual operas. 
  • Position Type: Full-time permanent
  • Eligibility: Proven track record in theatre management. Experience with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher), Photoshop, Quickbooks; additional web-based programs include Patron Mail, Dropbox, Google Drive, WordPress, social media apps FB, Twitter, Instagram. Experience with Patron Manager CRM (or similar audience-tracking software) a plus.
  • Application Information



FUNDING


Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
A fellowship for actors that supports their artistic and professional growth in collaboration with a TCG Member theatre. The goals of the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships are: to further an actor's artistic and professional development, to deepen and enrich his/her relationship with a not-for-profit theatre, ensure his/her continued professional commitment to live theatre, to encourage actors to work outside their comfort zone.
  • Deadline: August 2016
  • When: N/A
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: The program encourages actors to see themselves as a vital link between theatres and communities, and to serve the community’s needs in a meaningful way
  • Address: Theatre Communications Group
     520 Eighth Ave., 24th Fl, NY, NY 10018-4156
  • Contact: jlewis@tcg.org
  • Application Information


RESIDENCIES

NOTE: Visit WomenArts' Residencies With Ongoing Deadlines page for more opportunities. 

Green Olive Arts
Green Olive Arts is an international art studio and urban art residency in Tetouan, Morocco, specializing in connecting the creatives of the world with the culture, beauty and creatives of Morocco. Our mission is to resource creative individuals of both emerging and established artistic talent from around the world in seasons of inspiration, production, collaboration and cultural exchange here in Morocco.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • When: 1 week to 4 months
  • Eligibility: 8 studio spaces are available. Applications will be assessed and Residencies awarded by our local Selection Panel according to caliber of the artist's work and fit of the artist's residency proposal with the goals and capacity of Green Olive Arts. Approved applicants may expect a phone interview request before a final decision.
  • Address: B.P. 10001 Sidi Al Mandri, Tetouan, Tetouan 93000, Morocco
  • Contact: arthouse@greenolivearts.com
  • Application Information

Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency #166
Atlantic Center for the Arts is an innovative nonprofit artists-in-residence program that provides artists with an opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s masters in the visual, literary, and performing arts. Since the program began in 1982, over 3500 artists have been served from the US and around the world.
  • Deadline: January 22, 2017
  • Application Fee: $25
  • When: June 25- July 2017
  • Eligibility: Programs require various documents that can include word documents, images, scores, sound files, or other materials. Some artists also require a document with links to online videos. The submission website does not allow you to edit your files after you complete your submission.
  • Address: 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168
  • Contact: iriascos@atlanticcenterforthearts.org 
  • Application Information

Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities
Residencies of an average of 2-8 weeks for visual artists, writers, actors, and performance artists. Residency provides housing, studio, and meals; artist responsible residency fee ($40/day), deposit (10% of residency fee), travel, materials, and local transportation.
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: $25
  • When: 2-8 weeks
  • Eligibility: Residencies are available to established and emerging visual and literary artists 18 years of age and older without regard for race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
  • Address: Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities, 2075 Johnson Rd., Carlisle, KY 40311
  • Contact: artcroft@msn.com 
  • Application Information