APPLICATIONS FOR DIRECTORS ARE NOW OPEN.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
LOS ANGELES | NON-UNION | PAID
A director for The Commons is bold, curious, and innovative. They're excited about telling urgent and electric stories from every corner of our community and believe that theater is a collaborative art form. They're passionate about cultivating safe and inclusive rehearsal rooms where the work can thrive.
We are looking for 20 fierce directors to lead The 2020 Los Angeles Queer New Works Festival: an ambitious new festival that will give voice to twenty new works by LGBTQ+ artists through the year 2020. Works will include:
Full Length Plays
Full Length Musicals
One Act & 10 Minute Plays
Pilots & Web Series
Directors should be local to Los Angeles, or able to provide their own travel and housing. We're looking for a combination of emerging, mid-career and experienced directors to serve a range of projects. Stipend varies based on project scale.
WHEN WE NEED IT BY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN 30, 2020
HOW TO GIVE IT TO US
We are tirelessly committed to maintaining a minimal carbon footprint, so please submit electronically using the form below (because we care about the environment, but also because its 2020 and hard copy resumes are so last year.)
If you have any questions, hit us up via our contact form and someone from our team will get back to you ASAP.
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Thank you to the hundreds of playwrights who submitted their work for consideration. We're so grateful that you trust The Commons to tell your stories. We are currently in our final selection process and will be contacting selected writers in the coming month. Festival Selections will be announced soon.
Submissions for next year's festival will open in mid-March. Want to make sure you don't miss it? Our email newsletter is the best way to stay connected.
The Commons is dedicated to producing urgent, artist-driven works that push the boundaries of modern storytelling. Our artists are fierce and fearless in the pursuit of their own unique voices. Our stories are electric, authentic, vulnerable, and brave.
We are committed to empowering works from a diverse group of storytellers whose voices and experiences are often overlooked in today's media. We believe in creating work that challenges our artists, our audiences and our industry.
LOS ANGELES | NON-UNION | PAID
We're currently accepting resumes for the following available positions for The 2020 Los Angeles Queer New Works Festival.
Front of House Staff
If you're interested in any of the above positions,
hit us up with a resume and cover letter at:
Want to be involved but not sure where to start? Fill out our volunteer questionnaire below and we'll reach out when an opportunity arises that fits your profile.
We'll be holding several auditions throughout 2020 for all shows in the festival. Please submit your headshot and resume using the form below and we'll contact you when we're casting something you're right for.
You can also keep an eye on this page, our social media, or subscribe to our newsletter for casting announcements and submit on a per-project basis if you prefer.
Want to support The 2020 Los Angeles Queer New Works Festival with a sponsorship or in-kind donation? Love It! Drop us a note using our contact form and one of our team members will contact you directly.
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