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ANT Fest is our annual festival of All New Talent showcasing new work from New York’s most adventurous emerging artists. Every summer, Ars Nova throws open our doors to the next wave of pioneering theater, comedy, music and hybrid theater-makers who fill our stage with their most dynamic ideas.

ANT Fest applications are currently closed. Should you have any questions about applications, they can be directed to

Wish you'd seen this year's ANT Fest shows? You're in luck! Catch them all now on Ars Nova Supra!


Brittany K Allen, Joe Castle Baker, Chamber Band, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, Cheo Bourne & Joél Pérez, Eamon Boylan, Michael Breslin & Patrick Foley, Catherine Brookman, Shayok Misha Chowdhury, Church of the Millennials, nicHi douglas, Julia Sirna Frest, Deepali Gupta, Ryan Haddad, Emily Gardner Hall, Jeremy O. Harris, Hit the Lights! Theater Company, raja feather kelly, Claire Kiechel, Seonjae Kim, Jo Lampert, No Face Performance Group, Emily Oliveira, Mo Fry Pasic & Tim Platt, Brian Quijada, Lorelei Ramirez, Michelle Rodriguez, Matt Rogers & Bowen Yang, Charly Evon Simpson, Peter Smith, Kate Tarker, Chris Tyler, Jillian Walker, Nate Weida, Whitney White, Dustin Wills, Ellen Winter and more!