There are no fees to participate in ICE FACTORY.
Productions from companies and artists based in the U.S. will be given preference.
During Ice Factory, each participating company receives:
To apply for ICE FACTORY, use the above to upload a packet that includes:
1 page (max) description of the project. What is the project about? What is the audience’s relationship to the performance?
1 page (max) description of where you are in your process and your plans for the project beyond IF.
1 page (max) on the background on your company and/or bios of the lead artists
Photos, press, and links to video of previous work (Or links to websites.)
Your packet should all be in one document in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.
Do NOT submit a script. We will request a script if necessary.
TO CONTACT THE ICE FACTORY SUMMER FESTIVAL:
All Thursday night performances are available to live-stream and are then available on-demand throughout the rest of the festival. HERE
ICE FACTORY 2022 is the 29th annual edition of our Obie Award-winning summer festival of new work. Artists and companies interested in participating in Ice Factory 2023 should submit their applications by January 6, 2023. 11:59 PM EST.
Every summer we invite the most exciting downtown companies to present their latest projects in an environment of generosity, dialogue, and inspiration. Ice Factory is a place where artists can take risks, try out new ideas, and bring their projects to a new level.
Plays introduced in Ice Factory have gone on to garner Drama Desk nominations, Obie Awards, Audience First Awards in Edinburgh, Off-Broadway productions, commercial runs, and national and international tours.