NYC’S PREMIER HUB FOR NEW TALENT

Ars Nova is committed to developing and producing theater, comedy and music artists in the early stages of their professional careers. Our unique development programs are designed to support outside-the-box thinking and encourage innovative, genre-bending work. By providing a safe environment where risk-taking and collaboration are paramount, Ars Nova gives voice to a new generation of artists and audiences, pushing the boundaries of live entertainment by nurturing creative ideas into smart, surprising new work. 

Ars Nova provides an artistic home for emerging talent by cultivating a hive of  creative activity, both on stage—through developmental programs and performances—and off—through the support and cultivation of a thriving artist community. Read up on our various programs below! 

Ars Nova is a 501(C)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization and was founded in memory of Gabe Wiener.

 

ARTIST SUPPORT PROGRAMS:

An annual festival of All New Talent designed to showcase new, hybrid theater work from NYC's most adventurous emerging artists.

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RELIVE THE ADVENTURE!
THE LINE UPROAM IF YOU WANT TO

Our raucous variety show-meets-party with performances ranging from hilarious to titillating to utterly inappropriate!

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STAY TUNED FOR INFO ABOUT OUR NEXT 'GASM
TIX & INFOMEET JOHN EARLY

A program focused on the creation and development of original pieces with an eye toward hybrid originality and innovation.

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Click to meet our 2016 Commissioned Artists!
MORE INFORELIVE JACUZZI

A vibrant and eclectic group of resident playwrights who gather biweekly to share new work and get peer feedback.

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Apply for Play Group 2017
MORE INFOMEET THE GROUP

Projects invited into residency for a focused period of work and exploration culminating in a series of workshop performances.

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Stay Tuned for the Next Project Residency!
RE-LIVE BEAR SLAYERMEET THE BEAR SLAYERS

Full world premiere productions of original, innovative projects conceived at Ars Nova and shaped through our development programs.

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RELIVE Underground Railroad Game
TIX & INFORELIVE THE WILDNESS

Our partnership with MTC commissions and develops new plays with an eye towards production in MTC’s Studio at Stage II.

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Stay tuned for information about our next project!
MORE INFORELIVE By The Water

Our eclectic group of music/theater makers are provided with peer support and feedback as they gather to work on first drafts of new musicals.

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Annie Salem created by Uncharted Residents Rachel Chavkin & Heather Christian
MORE INFOMEET THE CREW