Featuring new theatrical pieces, works in progress, readings, and experimental work by playwrights, dance companies, musicians, animation artists, and more, the New Strands Festival is devoted to supporting local, national, and international artists in the creation and completion of original theater.
This free, four-day festival enables artists to connect, and communities to participate in A.C.T.’s all-new performance venue, The Strand Theater, and to experience projects as they take shape.
Artists scheduled to participate include:
CHRISTINA ANDERSON · BYRON AU YONG · BANDA SIN NOMBRE · MELIA BENSUSSEN · STEPHEN BUESCHER · LUCIANO CHESSA · DAVID COULTER · JOANNA HAIGOOD · KEITH HENNESSY · KHALED HOSSEINI · DOHEE LEE · MELINDA LOPEZ · MIWA MATREYEK · THOMAS MOORE · CAREY PERLOFF · LACHLAN PHILPOTT · DANIELLA TOPOL · BASIL TWIST · THE UNFORTUNATES · DARRON L. WEST
For a full schedule of festival events, visit act-sf.org/newstrands.
The New Strands program is made possible by Hewlett Foundation’s New Works Endowment, The Edgerton Foundation Fund for New American Theatre, Theatre Forward, and the Priscilla and Keith Geeslin New Strands Fund.
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