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The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 11th annual season to be held at HERE (here.org) in SoHo, NYC February 25-March 17, 2013.
DUTF, produced by Creative Ammo Inc., is a three-week celebration of urban theatrical expression by a cross-section of playwrights. This annual event showcases theatrical works that echo the true spirit of urban life and speak to a whole new generation who lives defy categorizing along conventional lines. For more info about DUTF, visit us at www.dutfnyc.com and also check out their Facebook page.
DUTF is supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
For 2013, DUTF will accept 15 theatrical works comprised of full-length productions (60-90 minutes) and shorts (under 45 minutes). Each work is performed only once during the festival. Three of the outstanding works produced during the festival will receive $1,000 awards in the categories of Best Play, Best Short and Audience. There is no submission or participation fee and each playwright will receive a monetary production stipend at the start of the festival to defray some of the production costs.
To submit for DUTF 2013, please forward the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
(1) Bio with contact info of the playwright – name, address, phone # and email
(2) Photo of playwright
(3) Synopsis of theatrical work
(4) Complete script of theatrical work
(5) Actor/director/crew bios, if available
(6) Description of stage set (if any) and production needs (i.e. sound and lighting)
THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012.