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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

CWP 2024 Evolution Festival 2024


Deadline: June 14, 2024


The EVOLUTION FESTIVAL will present original works of theater, dance, music, comedy, and interdisciplinary performance by NYC-based artists from September 5-29, 2024 at The Center at West Park in New York City.

All NYC-based artists citywide are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to new works and to artist groups that are new to producing at CWP. Works should be no longer than two hours.

Artists from historically underrepresented communities, including African-American, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, and People of Color, LGBTQ+ folx, and people with disabilities are enthusiastically invited to apply. We are seeking a festival line-up that represents the diversity of New York City.

Each artist will receive:

A one-night-only performance in The Center at West Park’s Sanctuary Space or Chapel

Free and subsidized rehearsal space in Summer and Fall 2024

A guaranteed performance fee of $500

A split of the box office after fee recoupment

Technical support, including a stage manager/board operator and festival technical staff

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

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