Apply to the 2019 Festival!

Interested in performing in Intersections Festival 2019? Apply below! Some things to know: 

  • All applications are due by December 3rd, 2018. They will be reviewed between December 3rd and January 4th. We hope to notify all groups by January 14th whether or not they are being invited to perform during the festival.

  • The application fee is $5. This fee is non-refundable. All money collected from applications goes towards paying the performers. If this fee is at all prohibitive, please let us know and we’re happy to waive it. We want to make this opportunity completely accessible.

  • The festival will take place March 21-24, 2019 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

  • We are seeking performers in improv, sketch, stand-up, spoken word, film, music, theatre, dance, burlesque, drag, aerial arts, clowning, circus - anything you consider comedy - to be showcased in a 4-day festival.

  • We are focusing on inclusion in terms of race, gender, disability, and LGBTQIA+.

  • Please apply with the material you plan on performing at the festival. Please select something that you feel is your very best comedic work. We would love for you to perform your best material, rather than workshopping new content.

  • You will be paid $50 for your performance.

  • If you have questions, or alternate payment/submission requests, contact

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