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Attention: Theatre Makers in New Orleans!


In this week's newsletter you will find:

  • A couple of documents that are circulating in an effort to make positive change in our community.

  • Artist opportunity coming up!

  • How to get involved virtually with New Orleans theatre community!

For the full calendar of NewOrleans virtual and socially distant theatre and dance visit our website: www.theneworleansboxoffice.com


Living Document of BIPOC Experiences

in New Orleans Area Theatre

The only way to grow and move forward is to accept and own up to abuses of the past.

Circulating is a living document of experiences of the BIPOC community in New Orleans. We urge you to read and if you have suffered or witnessed abuses to please contribute. Upon reading this document take the time to reflect and not just react. Our community needs healing and change. We love our theatre community but agree our artists deserve better, the community we serve deserves better. This is a time for our institutions to rise up, admit what has happened and the abuses they have committed, and commit to real and immediate change. To Read the Document CLICK HERE

If you have experiences you can submit anonymously, a link can be found at the top of the document.

“Had I stopped to ask myself what people have to do to maintain the whiteness of a space in a city like New Orleans, I would have been able to foresee a lot of problems in the future.” - Anonymous Contributor"


New Orleans Theater Network

Annual Climate Survey

The first annual NOTN Theater Climate Survey for the Greater New Orleans Area. A 38-Question survey that can be submitted anonymously until its deadline August 15th via the link below. The results of this survey will be posted with complete transparency by September 1st.

Bit.ly created by New Orleans Onstage Facebook group: bit.ly/notnsurvey2020

QUESTIONS? Email them directly to India Mack at india@nodreamdeferrednola.com


The New Orleans theatre community is small, so you will probably receive multiple survey notifications, but you should only complete the survey once.

The survey will accept responses Friday, July 24th through Saturday, August 15th. The survey takes 25-30 minutes to complete. A comprehensive analysis will be available on Tuesday, September 1st.


Calling for Submissions From BIPOC Artists

Infringe Fest New Orleans Presents a Black, Indigenous, & Persons Of Color Virtual Mini Fest coming November 2020! They are now accepting submissions for this new exciting festival. To receive more information and an application for submission send an email to Joninfringe@gmail.com. Three (3) submissions will be chosen by the selection committee made up of local Artists of Color. Each submission will be professionally filmed and made available for the period of one month for rent online. 70% of proceeds will go to the artist, and upon completion of the one month rental period, they will receive the finished film and all ownership rights.