Seeking never produced before ORIGINAL 1 ACT PLAYS (7 minutes to 30 minutes)

(cast, directed and ready to perform)

And never produced before DANCE PIECES (7 - 20 minutes)



August 22 - September 1, 2016

at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 

303 West 42nd St. (at 8th Ave) NYC


We are looking for passionate playwright/producers from the Tri-State area who wish to participate and try out a new short play (7-30 minutes) or a DANCE PIECE (2 - 20 minutes) in front of a live audience! 

This is an opportunity to bring your NEW short 1 act play or dance piece to life!  


And it is FREE to participate!



We will supply a technician to run your sound and lights for your production. 


Please know this Event is NON-EQUITY ONLY.


To submit your NEW, never produced before short 1 act play production or dance piece, please email: 

The complete play, or synopsis of the dance piece,

a synopsis of the play,

the running time of the play or dance piece,

the set and lighting requirements, 

your mailing address,

and a creative team leader contact email address to:


Please put “THE AUGUST EVENT" in the subject heading.

1 act play productions and dance pieces will be considered on a first - come first-served basis. 


Again, there are no Manhattan Repertory Theatre based production fees of any kind.

If you have any questions about THE AUGUST EVENT 2016,  

please drop us a line at: