Ars Nova
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511 West 54th Street

New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212.489.9800

Fax: 212.489.1908





Our mission to support emerging talent at the highest level while keeping our ticket prices extremely low means we rely on the generosity of friends, old and new, at every level. Whether it’s $10 or $10,000, every gift makes a difference at Ars Nova.

To take a look at a list of shining individuals who already support us, click HERE.

Super Nova
Give more and get more as part of our Super Nova program, starting at $500, and receive V.I.P. perks like free tix and drinks each time you come to the Nova. To become a Super Nova, click HERE.

Ars Nova For America
Interested in supporting the hundreds of emerging artists we serve each year? Awww, shucks! To make a gift of less than $500, click HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact our Development Director Lee Ann Gullie at 212-489-9800 ext.131 or email her at

Ars Nova is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Show Us Your Stuff! Information about how to submit to our various programs can be found below. Due to the volume of submissions we receive, it may take us up to six months to respond.

The Ars Nova artistic team is always out seeing new work. Please feel free to send us an invitation at

On Stage Opportunities

We’re always on the lookout for new performers to showcase at our monthly variety show. Have a five-minute act you’d like to try out? Please fill out this form and send it to us with your materials.

ANT Fest
Ars Nova’s annual festival of All New Talent is designed to give emerging artists an opportunity to bring a full evening of innovative new material to life in front of an NYC audience. The application period for ANT Fest 2014 is now closed.  Please check back early next year for the ANT Fest 2015 application.

54/10 Concert Series
The  54/10 Concert Series submission period has closed, but we’re always on the lookout for dynamic music acts to rock the next 54/10 Concert Series. Please email a description of your band and links to music to or snail mail to 54/10 Concert Series, Ars Nova, 511 West 54th St., New York, NY 10019.

Off Stage Opportunities

Play Group
The submission period for Play Group 2015 is now closed.  Please check back next summer for the following year’s application.

The submission period for Uncharted 2015 Applications is now closed.  Please click here for more information about Uncharted and upcoming Uncharted Out Loud readings.


Come join New York’s premier hub for emerging artists and new work!

Ars Nova Technicians

Ars Nova is currently accepting resumes for reliable, hard working, and creative individuals to work on our Series Programming and Special Events. Click on one of the following available positions for more info:

Ars Nova Internships

Are you a current student or recent grad hoping to gain hands-on experience at a vibrant, eclectic organization? You’ve come to the right (cyber) place! Ars Nova offers Artistic, Producing and Management, Marketing and Production internships. Click here to learn more about our internship program.

Ars Nova is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Standard Rentals
The Ars Nova Theater and Loft are available to rent for private events and rehearsals. Click here for more info!

Ars Nova Summer Fling
Ars Nova Summer Flings provide independent productions with subsidized performance space and production support to help artists from the Ars Nova community bring their creative vision to life on our stage/

For all rental inquiries, please contact Operations Manager Burton Frey by email at (no phone inquiries please).

If you would like to submit your work to any of our artistic programs, please see above for submission information.