Artist Opportunities

Call for Artists and Exhibitions

Entry Deadline:
May 31, 2022


Emerging Artists Theatre is seeking submissions of works in progress that are ready to be put in front of an audience for their Fall New Work Series which is scheduled to run October 3rd through October 23rd at TADA Theater in the Flatiron district.

The deadline for submissions is midnight (EST) May 31st, 2022. There are no submission or festival fees, and participants receive a 50/50 box-office split when the audience guarantee is met. Artists who have packed the house have made $300 to $900 for 30 minutes to an hour presentation. All participants and audience members must be fully vaccinated.

Now accepting submissions for the following new works:

  • Solo Shows
  • Dance
  • Cabaret
  • Musicals (Short and Long)
  • Plays (Short and Long)
  • Subway Musicians
  • Storytelling Show
  • Sketch Comedy
  • Interactive
  • Other … Out of the Box

Emerging Artists Theatre provides:

  • A 99-seat off-Broadway theater in the heart of Manhattan (please note seating may be reduced due to Covid)
  • After artist minimum is met, artists received 50% of the box office
  • Professional/Equity stage manager and technical staff
  • Piano and music stands
  • Ticketing services
  • Box office and house management
  • A projector for shows using projections
  • Two dressing rooms
  • Curated talkback (where you decide what feedback you need)
  • Safe and supportive environment
  • Nice, friendly staff
  • Simple set pieces available (blocks, tables, chairs)
  • One technical rehearsal
  • Rep light plot and sound system – typically shows are limited to approx 10 sound and 10 light cues for an hour performance
  • Large banners of the series show’s in lobby
  • Full color program brochures



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