Strawberry Theatre Workshop is seeking submissions to the 2022 Strawberry Jam, a directors' festival of live performance, running at 12th Ave Arts in Seattle, June 9- July 9, 2022.
Applicants should be directors who are creating work on the theme: "Make America ______."
Pieces chosen for the festival will…
Be given at least two (2) opportunities to perform in repertory during the opening three weeks of the event, June 9- July 2.
Be judged by a jury to present again during the final weekend, July 7-9.
Be paid an honorarium ranging from $630-1080, based on the scope of the project.
Successful proposals will…
Include a short essay on how the production speaks to the theme "Make America ______."
Anticipate a final run time of 75 minutes or less.
Include biographies/work samples of the principal artists.
Sketch a schedule for finishing the work in time for a debut in June 2022.
Do not have to be premieres.
Do not have to include original material—rights and royalties are the sole responsibility of the applicant.
Must be able to be realized (as defined by the director) with neutral technical elements shared by multiple productions, with easy changes.
Strawberry Theatre Workshop will provide…
Stage management, lighting, and sound design for the festival stage.
Repertory masking and seating for 75-90 patrons.
Dressing room and green room.
Press relations, marketing, and box office.
Key criteria for selection…
Work relevance to the theme "Make America ______."
Apparent ability by the applicant to successfully finish the project.
The festival lineup is curated by a selection committee of peer artists who is yet to be announced. In addition, the process for juried selection for the final "Best of Fest" weekend remains in development. Curators/jurors will be transparent and publicly announced before the application deadline.
Friday, April 1: Deadline to submit full application. Early applications will receive priority review.
Friday, April 15: Successful proposals confirmed by selection committee.
Monday, May 2: 2022 SJam schedule announced
Monday, May 16: load-in at 12th Ave Arts. Limited onsite rehearsal time made available.
Saturday, June 4: technical rehearsals.
Thursday, June 9: performances begin (Th-Fr-Sa).
Sunday, July 10: strike.
STRAWBERRY JAM Listing Information Title: Strawberry Jam Opens: Thursday, Jun 9, 2022 Plays: Thu-Fri-Sat, 7:30 pm Venue: Mainstage Theatre at 12th Ave Arts Address: 1620 12th Ave, Capitol Hill, Seattle Ticket Prices: $27 Weekend Pass, $12 General Phone Sales: 1-800-838-3006 Online Sales: strawshop.bpt.me
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