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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 for events?

Yes, you can! Please contact our Associate Artistic Director, Ahmed Dents for more information. He can be reached at

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 our Production Manager at or follow us on Facebook for news and updates.

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.

For other general questions, contact the Box Office:
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