Arts Northwest 2017 Booking Conference
Tacoma, WA, USAWhere:
Arts Northwest is a nonprofit membership organization facilitating professional interaction between performing arts presenters, performing artists, management and performing arts professionals throughout the western U.S and Canada. Dynamic showcasing,in-depth seminars and workshops, block-booking sessions, a packed exhibit hall, sales spotlights, networking opportunities and social events add up to four highly productive, professional days!
In addition to producing the annual Northwest Booking Conference, Arts Northwest facilitates block-booking, connections and professional development within the field, and advocates for the performing arts and the critical role they play in communities and learning.
The Juried Showcase component at the Arts Northwest Booking Conference is renowned for its commitment to quality and diversity, as well as its reputation as one of the most effective methods for artists to make themselves known to presenters in the west. This is a great opportunity for you to increase your visibility in front of the many presenters that attend the conference each year.The Juried Showcases are a centerpiece of the annual Arts Northwest Booking Conference and everyone attends since they are scheduled without competing events.
All performing artists in all genres are encouraged to apply for the 2017 Juried Showcase!
Juried Showcase performances will take place at the Broadway Theatre on the Square in Tacoma, Washington.
Arts Northwest will provide backline for selected artists/ensembles to meet their needs for the 12-minute showcase.
The performing artists/ensembles are selected by a peer panel process that to present a 12-minute excerpt of their work during the annual conference. Applicants will be notified on May 1, 2017 of their status.
Terms & Conditions
You are ineligible to apply to showcase in 2017 if you were a successful Arts Northwest Juried Showcase artist applicant in either 2016 in Spokane, WA or 2015 in Boise, ID. If you had an After Hours Showcase in 2015 or 2016 you are eligible to apply for a showcase in 2017.
You or your agent must be a member of Arts Northwest to APPLY to showcase at the Arts Northwest Booking Conference. (An agency's membership covers the artists on their roster). IF you are selected, you must agree to have representation in the exhibit hall.
It is expected that the 12-minute showcase will closely mirror the sample provided, in quality and production value, including any props or costumes.
Additional Juried Showcase fee: $100 if accepted (application fee not applied to this amount)
Showcasing artists are required to purchase a booth and have it staffed during open exhibit hall hours. Registration for the conference and booth purchases will be online in July 2017.