Moving Forward:

Submissions & Getting Produced

Here are some articles on how to get your musical in front of the right people. Learn about self-producing as well as how to build your audience, practice your pitch, and start submitting!

TRU’s Writer-Producer Speed Date

TRU’s Writer-Producer Speed Date

It’s important to be able to talk about our musicals in a pitch format. How is a producer supposed to sell our show if we don’t know how to sell it ourselves?

The Academy Reading Series

The Academy Reading Series

The Academy Reading Series provides free, live and in-person readings for Academy member musicals selected through periodic Pitch Nights. One show will be selected for a free semi-staged reading produced and directed by Rebecca Lowrey.

THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition Explores Virtual Theatre

THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition Explores Virtual Theatre

Submissions are open for the 2022 THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition, where storytellers explore how AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) can be used to help develop, rehearse and/or distribute musicals. Teams receive technology to assist in their experimentation and investigation along with access to some of the top professionals in the emerging field today.

5 Steps to Getting Started with Social Media

5 Steps to Getting Started with Social Media

We're so fortunate to live in an era where social media platforms are common and varied and FREE! Advertising and marketing has become highly democratized and inexpensive, so getting your show's brand in front of millions of users is only a post, hashtag, and like...

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Staged Reading at a Partner Theatre

The 12-month program will conclude with your musical on a stage of its own at one of our exclusive Partner Theatres