Monday, September 25, 2006

New Eyes Call for Scripts

MU PERFORMING ARTS seeks scripts for its annual NEW EYES FESTIVAL, in which they foster the development of material for future production through public readings.

Submissions should be consistent with Mu Performing Arts' mission and be postmarked by Jan. 31, 2007. Playwrights and artists whose work has been accepted will be notified by March 15, 2007.

The NEW EYES FESTIVAL is slated for April 19-22nd, 2007 at the Mu Studio in NE Minneapolis.

Some of the works recently read at the NEW EYES FESTIVAL which have moved directly to their main stage production are 99 Histories by Julia Cho, and Cowboy Versus Samurai by Michael Golamco.

Mu Performing Arts Mission: To be a premiere artistic company that creates theater and taiko from the heart of the Asian American experience.

Mu Performing Arts Primary Artistic Values: They give theatrical voice and vision to the stories of our Asian American community and culture. They create and interpret works born of the union of Asian and American cultures. They envision theater as a total sensory experience, merging ancient forms, traditions and stories with contemporary ones. They are committed to the development of new artists. They create works that move, provoke and challenge our audiences to understand, embrace and celebrate cultural diversity.

Send scripts to:Randy Reyes c/o Mu Performing Arts, 2700 NE Winter Street, Suite 1AMinneapolis, MN 55413.

When submitting, please include your email address, as all further correspondence, including final decisions, will be done by email.

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