Founded in 2012, the DC Queer Theatre Festival is dedicated to unleashing and celebrating the underrepresented voices and diversity of our artists, audiences, and area.By featuring new plays with themes relevant to the DC area and local artists with roots in the community, the DC Queer Theatre Festival combines quality theatre with activism and charity. The 2012 and 2013 DC Queer Theatre Festivals partnered with The DC Center for the LGBT Community, raising money for and awareness of the essential services The DC Center provides to the LGBTQ communities in Washington, DC.
Our mission is to unleash and celebrate the underrepresented voices and diversity of our artists, audiences, and community.
2018 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
In conjunction with the DC Center for the LGBT Community, the DC Queer Theatre Festival will be presenting two nights of queer short plays in November of 2018.
We are looking for plays no longer than 10-MINUTES written by playwrights from the DMV area that have themes relating to the LGBTQIA+ communities.
There will be a small stipend for this project. Participating playwrights will have the opportunity to work with professional directors and dramaturgs to help in the development and production of their plays.
Submission forms can be found here.
Any questions please email DCQueerTheatreFest@gmail.com. Please submit no more than 2 plays.