Frequently Asked Questions:
Is New Village Arts a Community Theatre?
New Village Arts is a professional theatre, meaning that all artists who work with us–actors, designers, directors, stage managers, etc.–are paid for their work. We employ some of the best talent from across Southern California, including several award-winning performers, directors, and designers.
Can I rent out New Village Arts to produce my play?
New Village Arts is not a rental facility, meaning that all theatrical work produced in our space falls under the heading of a “New Village Arts production” and is subject to the oversight and planning of our Artistic Team. For that reason, we do not regularly rent out our space to touring productions. We do occasionally host special events in our space. To inquire about large group events or other unique opportunities, email AJ Knox, Director of Connectivity.
How can I audition for NVA plays and musicals?
New Village Arts hosts annual general auditions for its season each Spring. To be added to the audition notice, email Ross Barrientos, or follow us on Facebook for news and updates.
What are the Foundry Artist Studios?
Inside NVA are the Foundry Artist Studios–working studios for a number of unique artists. The space includes a gallery and almost all the art on display is for sale. Regular hours are Tuesday – Saturday, from 12 – 4 pm, and whenever artists are present. Stop in, say hi, and find some new art for your home! For more on the Foundry, visit the Foundry page.
I have a great idea of a play NVA should do! How do I share my idea?
New Village Arts accepts solicitations of scripts on a rolling basis, primarily for consideration in the Final Draft New Play Festival. To submit a script or to suggest a production, visit our Submission Guidelines page and follow the instructions therein.