Call for Submissions

Open Call: Evolution Festival

The Center at West Park

165 W 86th Street
New York, NY 10024


May 26, 2023


May 09, 2023

The EVOLUTION FESTIVAL will present four original works of theater, dance, music, and interdisciplinary performance by NYC-based artists from September 4 to October 1, 2023, at The Center at West Park in New York City.

They are seeking existing works in progress that are ready to share with audiences but have not yet had a world premiere. Works should be evening-length: at least 45 minutes and not more than two hours.

Each artist will receive:
* Three performances in The Center at West Park’s Sanctuary Space
* Free and subsidized rehearsal space in Summer and Fall 2023
* A performance fee of $1,200
* A split of the box office after fee recoupment
* Technical support, including a stage manager/board operator and technical director during the residency week
* Ticketing management by CWP staff
* Front of house staffing, including box office management and ushers
* Promotional support, including website listing, press release feature, dedicated e-blasts and social media posts, and consultation on other marketing strategy
* Photography and videography for performances

Application Instructions

Apply now.