Call for Submissions

Downtown Urban Arts Festival 2024 Call for Submissions

Creative Ammo/Downtown Urban Arts Festival

18 East 41st Street Suite 1806
New York, NY 10017


Nov 10, 2023


Sep 06, 2023

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) is seeking theatrical works (plays, musicals, and solo performances) for its 22nd anuual season to be held in June 2024 in the Theatre District in New York City. DUAF supports diverse, new, and emerging voices from America’s burgeoning multicultural landscape. Over 200 playwrights have participated in DUAF and some have gone on to greater success on Broadway and have claimed top prizes such as the Pulitzer, Tony and Obie awards and nominations.

Submission Categories:

· Short-length play (under 45 minutes)
· Full-length play (not exceeding 70 minutes)

Playwright’s Supports: No submission or participation fees

· $750 (short) and $1,000 (full) playwright stipends
· Actor and director stipends
· Casting support
· Technical design and operation
· Reimbursed rehearsal space rentals
· Actor’s Equity Showcase Code application administration
· $1,000 awards for best full, short and audience


Eligible Projects:

· Plays do not exceed 70 minutes
· Plays should be new or existing work with minimal exposure

Plays should not have any other production in New York City during the 30-day period before and after the 2024 festival




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