Open Call for Submissions to 2021-22 Mainstage Season
OPEN SUBMISSION CALL to the UMTAD Community
This is an open call to all UMN Theatre Arts & Dance students, faculty and staff to submit proposals for the 2021-2022 MainStage Season. These submissions will primarily be considered for the 2 Departmental Theatre productions, collaborating amongst BA Theatre Arts, MFA Design & Technology, and MA/PhD. Submit your proposal here.
We are primarily looking for submissions with a focus on:
A. Centering the Intersection of Marginalized Voices in our Community including: LBGTQIA+ & BIPOC
B. Ability & Disability (including mental health issues)
C. Theatre that both entertains and invokes conversations
And submissions in the following artistic styles:
1. Comedy Styles
2. New Musical theatre
3. Global Scene
4. Heightened Text
5. Period Piece
6. Creative Collaborations that grow into a MainStage
However, we welcome any submissions from UMN TAD students, faculty, and staff.
About the Season Selection Committee
The Season Selection Committee is a group of faculty, students and staff that curates production seasons to enliven the intersections between the BA, MFA and MA/PhD programs of study. The 2020-21 committee members include: Alexa Lewis, Ani Mosity, Chelsea Masteller Warren, Christine Swartout, Dave Michaeli, Jacob Badovski, Jason Allyn-Schwerin, John Patterson, Kimberly Lawler, Kyra Rahn, Lisa Channer, Rachel Brees, Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha, Sonja Kuftinec and Talvin Wilks.