Upstream Artists’ Collective seeks original work for eco-conscious theater company

Upstream Artists’ Collective is a group of interdisciplinary artists making theater with an environmental conscience, seeking to reexamine what it means to be human on a global scale. Upstream develops new work via conventional and devised processes, and reimagines existing work with an eco-arts aesthetic.

Ideal submissions will have a focus on environmental and climate change concerns with a story-driven, rather than didactic approach. Sustainability is a core part of the mission; we appreciate plays with potential for minimalist, resourceful, and beautiful design.  Special consideration to: full length plays under 90 minutes, plays with music (not musicals), small casts, and poetic storytelling.

Selected scripts may receive readings, workshops, and full productions.

Upstream will accept general script submissions at any time. All submissions must include a full script, character breakdown and description (including any doubling possibilities), and a brief synopsis. No snail mail scripts or scripts in Word documents will be considered. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.