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What is it? The Moxie Incubator is a season-long accelerated development program for new, unproduced plays*

Who is it for? The Incubator Cohort will be made up of 3 playwrights, 3 directors, and 3 line producers - in alignment with Moxie's mission, we will select work by artists of historically-excluded genders for this program. 

Is this paid? Yes - All participating artists are paid a stipend for every round of the Incubator process. 

Does it cost to submit? No - Moxie is passionate about keeping opportunities accessible for all artists. We do not charge a submission fee for any artist. 

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Submissions open September 6, 2022

and close

October 7, 2022.

Finalists are notified upon selection and interviews will be conducted between October 10, 2022


November 6, 2022.

The Incubator Cohort offers will be extended no later than

November 14, 2022, 

to be announced for the season on

Tuesday, November 29



Table Readings

In February 2023, each new play will have the chance to be read aloud with actors, a dedicated director, and a line producer in a virtual table read as the first step of development. 

The virtual table read is designed to open the piece for the first time to an audience reaction, begin to till the proverbial soil of the play, and create space for growth and exploration as the playwright is able to hear the pages aloud for the first time and benefit from the structured feedback.


29 Hour Reading

Using the AEA 29-Hour Reading model, each new play will be read in front of an invited audience as the second step of the development process in spring 2023. 

The readings will receive production casting assistance, dedicated rehearsal space, a director, stage manager, and line producer to help shape this part of the Incubator process. Round 2 is an important step in the development process, as it allows for the playwright to see and hear their material in front of a curated audience, providing further opportunity for feedback and potential industry partnerships for production development in

the future. 


Fully Staged Workshop

Under AEA Showcase Code*, each new play will receive a dedicated weekend of workshop performances in July 2023 in New York City. 

These workshops will be as fully staged and produced as possible - lights, set, costumes, design teams, etc. 

We want our Incubator artists to see their work fully staged and ready for audience engagement. 

These will be ticketed performances running Thursday night through Sunday matinee, a total of 5 performances per show. Industry invitations are curated by our Executive Producers and line producers, and professional production photos are provided. 

*if there are no union members in the cast, this will not be under a showcase code; however, production will still follow showcase rules. 

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If you are interested in submitting to be a part of the Moxie Incubator Program, you can submit via the link below - please note that submissions for FY23 are closed. For future Incubators, artists can submit as:

  • A Playwright

  • A Director

  • A Line Producer

If you are an actor or designer who may be interested in participating, please stay tuned for our open calls as the Incubator productions are announced. 



Do you have the stage but need the story?

or maybe you've found the story and the funds but need production assistance?

We love collaborating on larger projects with like-minded companies and organizations! 

Some previous collaborations have included: Jeaneaology Productions, Pelo Ondulado Productions, David Treatman Creative, Prime Produce Artist Co-Op, and

Kervigo Ensemble Theater, to name a few! 

Reach out to inquire about a co-production by sending your proposed project and timeline to our Managing Producer, Madelyn at:

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more information coming soon about this inaugural project launching in fall 2023!

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