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$10,000 Commission for Choreographers, Composers, Playwrights in Flushing, Queens

Choreographers, composers, playwrights: Receive a $10,000 commission!

The Queens Council on the Arts invites you to apply to their Artist Commissioning Program, which provides a one-time #10,000 grant to selected choreographers, composers, and playwrights to create a new work. As an ACP Artist, you will:

  • Create a new work that tells an untold story highlighting underrepresented protagonist(s)
  • Develop a musical score, script, or choreographic piece to be added to the American Canon
  • Demonstrate your project’s connection to the communities of Maspeth/Ridgewood or Flushing
  • Gain access to an advisory cohort of “Art Commissioners” to support your project from inception to completion
  • Participate in monthly art convenings, such as art salons, open rehearsals, and professional development events, from January – October 2020
  • Produce a World Premiere of your work in Queens in Fall 2020

For more information, visit Queens Council on the Arts.

Apply by November 14th, 11:59pm!

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