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The Hispanic Federation invites all LGBTQ+ identifying artists, groups and/or theatre companies to submit proposals of one-act plays to be considered to participate in the 7th edition of FUERZAfest New York. 

Plays will be chosen to be part of FUERZAfest's one-act play competition taking place from May 11th to May 21st, 2022 at the Julia de Burgos Performance & Arts Center, located at 1680 Lexington Avenue, New York City.

Participation Guidelines and Terms

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. Plays should focus on stories of the Latinx LGBTQ+ community and should address current issues social and/or political affecting those communities. We encourage most actors to be from that community.

  2. Play script in digital format.

  3. Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour.

  4. Can be any genre or style. Dance-theater, or other storytelling formats are also welcome.

  5. Has not been showcased in New York City in the past 5 years. We encourage new works.

  6. Two or more actors and/or actresses. Monologue will not be accepted in this section of the festival.

  7. Plays can be in Spanish or English.

  8. All props and stage elements should be temporary and easily removable.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Each and all participants of the festival will be required to complete Covid-19 vaccination 14 days prior to any visit to the facility, theater, studios and pavilion.  Everyone will be required to provide proof of full vaccination along with a government issued photo ID with matching name when they arrive.

  2. Each artist/group/company will be required to present on 2 days, which they will share with another participating production.

  3. Must participate in a two-hour orientation on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

  4. Attend the Festival’s opening and closing activities.

  5. Provide a Stage Manager who will call the show cues.

  6. Assign a member of the production for sound management.

  7. Initial and date each page of the Participation Guidelines and Terms document.

  8. Complete and sign the Participation Agreement.

  9. Submit all materials by Friday, March 11, 2022 to fuerzafest@hispanicfederation.org

BECOME A SPONSOR

Contact David M. Pérez, Senior Director of Donor Relations at 212.233.8955 ext. 159 or dperez@hispanicfederation.org, and learn how your support can make the difference for Latinx LGBTQ+ artists.

CONTACT US

55 Exchange Place, 5th Floor

New York, New York 10005

T. (212) 233-8955 Ext. 118

E. fuerzafest@hispanicfederation.org

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