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Downtown Urban Arts Festival is Seeking Submissions

Downtown Urban Arts Festival is Seeking Submissions

Author: Edit Team

September 8, 2020

19th Annual Downtown Urban Arts Festival

Deadline: November 9, 2020

No application or participation fees

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) will accept 16 theatrical works (plays, musicals and solo works) that reflect urban life and with running times up to 70 minutes. Each work is performed only once during the festival. There will be a $1,000 award in the categories of Best Play, Best Short and Audience. There is no submission fee and each playwright will receive a $500 monetary stipend as well as other supportive services to assist in developing the play for the stage.

1. Playwright’s bio with contact info- name, address, phone # and email
2. Photo of playwright
3. Synopsis of theatrical work
4. Complete script of theatrical work
5. Estimated running time of work
6. Actor/director/crew bios, if available
7. Description of stage set (if any) and production needs (i.e. sound and lighting)

The program is subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please submit materials to

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