Through a partnership with The Indie Theater Fund, artists and organizations can apply to receive 40 subsidized hours of rehearsal space at $6/hour. Here are the details:

  • The Indie Theater Fund will grant 40 hours of rehearsal space to 5 fund companies at a special rate of $6/hour, made possible through subsidies from Spaceworks and ITF.
  • Hours can be used at any Spaceworks location, for any available hours during 2019.
  • Half of the hours granted will be earmarked for organizations with leadership that reflects an underrepresented demographic/community.
  • In order to apply, you'll need to become an Indie Theater Fund participant. To register for The Indie Theater Fund, you must be producing/performing in theater productions and have performed in theaters with 99 seats or less in NYC at least three times. Click here to register.


Dec. 6th - Application period ends
Dec. 14th - On Facebook Live, ITF will pull the names of grant recipients!
Jan 1, 2019 - Dec. 31st, 2019 - Subsidy is available for recipients to use their hours
By 1/30/20 - Submit a brief report on use of hours and impact on your organization.

This subsidy is made possible through a grant from the New York State Council for the Arts.