DREAM UP FESTIVAL
Theater for the New City will present a lineup of wide-ranging and original theatrical visions embracing drama, poetry, music, and dance in the summer of 2014 from performing artists representing theater and performance companies in our theater complex in downtown New York. In 2010, the inaugural Dream Up Festival offered 25 shows consisting of 23 World Premieres and 2 American Premieres.
Tickets prices range from $12 to $15. For a special engagement performance the ticket price is $18. TNC's Dream Up Festival 2013 website www.dreamupfestival.org will go under construction in spring 2014.
The festival staff will provide limited rehearsal space as available, technical time, marketing and community outreach. A feature in the program guide, inclusion in the festival marketing campaign and general festival press releases will be no additional cost. All participating groups will be marketed on a level playing field and showcased as a part of the award winning Theater for the New City’s summer festival of new works. Dream Up Festival will give an average of 60% of the ticket revenue back to the Artists. Festival artists will receive an average of five performances.
Artists are asked to express the sort of venue they would favor for producing their show in the festival (stage size, technical requirements, etc.). Box office payments are mailed to the artist after final accounting and within 30 days after the Festival.
About Theater for the New City (TNC)
About TNC’s Dream Up Festival
Up to now, Theater for the New City has primarily served local theater artists. The Dream Up Festival opens up the theater to the country at large and to artists from overseas. Its founders feel this is especially needed now in a time of declining donations to the arts, grants not being awarded due to market conditions, and arts funding cuts on almost every level all across the country and abroad.
The question of the artist's vision to free or attack the material will be asked in each application. The festival does not want traditional theater which is presented in a traditional way. Theater for the New City wants to use this festival as a way to push ideas to the forefront with the hope of revealing roads less traveled or undiscovered. Presentation of a straightforward play must be imaginative in some way.
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