Call for submissions: Spring 2021 Virtual Performance Residencies

The Center at West Park
New York, NY 10024

Job Details


The Center at West Park, a community performing arts center based in the NYC landmark West Park Presbyterian Church on the Upper West Side, is seeking applications for our Spring 2021 Virtual Performance Residencies. This residency program offers exemplary and boundary-pushing theater, dance, and musical artists and companies the opportunity to develop and produce new work for virtual audiences in a clean and secure performance space. 

In Spring 2021, eight Resident Artists will be offered two weeks in our unique Sanctuary Space to produce and perform their shows. Residencies are available between February 1 and June 6, 2021. Each Resident Artist may perform a work in progress or mount a full production during the residency, including set, costume, and theatrical lighting. The Sanctuary Space comes equipped with a repertory lighting plot and PA sound system.

All residencies will culminate in at least one and up to ten streaming performances for virtual audiences. Performances will be ticketed at $10 each. Artists will receive a 50% split of the net box office proceeds, with the first $500 as a guaranteed artist fee. The Center will provide professional photography and filming services, including a two-camera film of a complete performance, and technical services for streaming the performance video. 

To learn more and apply online, go to Applications are due by 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 6.


February 1, 2021 – June 6, 2021