BoxFest Detroit 2012 CALL FOR ARTISTS!!!

Well, folks, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… BoxFest Detroit is seeking directors, playwrights, actors, designers and technicians for our 2012 festival!

BoxFest Detroit 2012 at the Furniture Factory in Detroit Fridays and Saturdays August 3rd – 18th!

BoxFest Detroit is an annual theatre festival that showcases and creates opportunities for women directors.  Though the main focus of the event is the directors, BoxFest Detroit creates a festive energy by including special opening and closing night events and by using the lobby to create an art installation featuring local artists.  Proceeds from the event are given to one to two directors as a scholarship to help further her career and the winner of the audience vote competition is given the opportunity to direct a show with Planet Ant Theatre’s Late Night Series.

Heres what we are looking for:

DIRECTORS: Ladies, please contact us by Friday, June 8th if you are interested in directing in this year’s festival, e-mail us at

PLAYWRIGHTS: We need scripts from playwrights (male or female and royalty-free) for our directors to direct!  Please send us any scripts between 5-60 minutes in length. Please submit scripts by Friday, June 8th to

ACTORS: Male or female actors interested in joining the BoxFest Detroit Company.  Actors will have the chance to audition for the directors in June.  Date, location and time will be announced shortly.  If you are interested in auditioning, please e-mail your resume for consideration to, by June 14th.

DESIGNERS AND TECHNICIANS: Stage managers, lighting designers, scenic designers, board operators, and stagehands.  Please submit resumes by June 8th to

If you are interested in participating in this year’s event (or if you have any questions) please e-mail  All positions are volunteer.

Please stay tuned for more information!  Details to be announced soon.