NEC Residency @ Penn Live Arts At The University of Pennsylvania

Our Voices, Our Time 2022 One Act Play Festival

Submissions are now closed. Scripts will be read June 1 - 21 & notifications will be made in late June.

  • August 2, 2022 – August 7, 2022: Casting
  • August 8 – September 29, 2022: Rehearsal (company to arrive in Philadephia October 6)
  • September 30, 2022 – October 6, 2022: Tech week
  • October 7, 2022 – October 8, 2022: World Premiere performances of one acts at Penn Live Arts at the University of Pennsylvania Prince Theater

Penn Live Arts Residency Schedule

Our Voices, Our Time, One Act Play Festival: October 7, 2022 - October 8, 2022

Penn Live Arts at the University of Pennsylvania Prince Theatre (239 seats)

Our Voices, Our Time, One Act Play Festival: New York City

Previews: October 19 & 20, 2022
Performances: October 21, 2022, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30
November 3, 4, 5, & 6, 2022

NEC New Collaborative Production: February 15, 2023 - February 18, 2023

Annenberg Center at the University of Pennsylvania

NEC New Collaborative Production, New York Run

Dates and Theater TBD

READ THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF OUR RESIDENCY ON THE PENN LIVE ARTS SITE: Penn Live Arts: Penn Live Arts and The Negro Ensemble Company Announce New Residency for 2022-23 Season

The Negro Ensemble Company residency for Penn Live Arts at the University of Pennsylvania is made possible in part by a generous ArtsForward grant from the Association for Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support is provided through an Extended Artist Residency grant from The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. The Negro Ensemble Company is the 2022-23 Artist-in-Residence of the Brownstein Residency for Artistic Innovation at Penn Live Arts.

NEC's Current Season