The ArtStarts Showcase is a multi-day conference-style event taking place on April 30th - May 1st, 2024. Showcase highlights new opportunities for school and community arts programmers invested in booking artist performances, workshops and residencies for young audiences.
Applications are now open until October 23, 2023.
Artists can now apply to be on the ArtStarts Artist Directory without performing at Showcase. This makes it easier for new artists to join our ArtStarts community and leaves more opportunity for our current artists to participate in Showcase.
Applicants must be performing or teaching artists interested in bringing their workshop or classroom residency practice to youth K-12 and:
Please be sure to review our Showcase guidelines prior to submitting your application.
How to Apply
If you’re new to ArtStarts and interested in applying for Showcase with a workshop or classroom residency, you can apply using the New Artist Directory Application here.
Please note that new artists must apply for the directory to receive access to the Showcase application - new artists cannot apply solely for Showcase.
If you’re a returning ArtStarts Artist, please complete the Showcase 2024 application available here.
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Alexandra de Guzman
Program Coordinator, Booking & Touring