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2024 REST Fest Submissions
REST Fest is interested in presenting all haptic art forms inviting mixed-ability accessibility, theatrical and site-specific performances, and new media installations. We accept proposals for new works. Dream with us a co-created future.
Time & Location
Jan 06, 2024, 11:59 PM CST – Jan 07, 2024, 12:04 AM CST
Austin, Austin, TX, USA
About The Event
The Theorists seek experimental and courageous artist citizens seeking a connection more deeply to ourselves, people, and our planet. Our vision for 2024 leads up to the total solar eclipse in Austin.
Come dance in the dark and dream of dragons.
January 6, 2024 11:59 CST
Artists will be notified by January 13, 2024 of acceptance.
March 25-April 8, 2024
April 4-6, 2024
1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702
Sliding Scale/Pay What You Can
All funds support our panel of emerging unhoused and established multi-disciplinary BIPOC artists.
1 submission | $25
2 submissions | $35
3 submissions | $45
Solos | 4-6 mins
Duets | 4-8 mins
Group | 10-13 mins
Music | 40 min sets
Film | 4-15 mins
Site-Specific | 10-30 mins
Visual Art | 1-2 day installation
HONORARIUM AND ACCOMODAITON:
Selected performers will receive a performance contract detailing the honorarium upon acceptance. The fee will be based on the extent and duration of performances and involvement and will take into consideration travel costs locally and internationally. Fisterra and The Theorists will provide letters of support for artists to apply for additional funding to subsidize expenses.
The wooden stage has black marley. Dressing Rooms are provided. Theorist Fest crew members coordinate all technical needs and run sound during the performance.
Our theater is in the heart of South Austin neighboring Butler Park, the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge, and Barton Springs.
LIGHTING & PUBLICITY
The Theorists provide professional lighting design and publicity.
Performers are responsible for all props and costumes. Nothing may come in contact with the trees. No confetti or glitter, and please be environmentally conscious.
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY:
Professional photography and videography are available for performers to purchase at an affordable, discounted rate.
Selected choreographers will receive invitations to teach master classes as a part of the festival (these classes will be compensated) as well as attend TBX workshops pro-rated with international artists.
Pay What You Can$