MTF is a creative community where innovative artists of all backgrounds at any stage of their career can be supported throughout their process.
Works In Progress
Through our 18-month MTF Makers™ program, an artist works in a cohort to develop their unique voice and perspective, acquiring skills along the way that will support them in the creation of their new works. This artistic practice incubator focuses on individual artist development.Learn More
We believe that technology can amplify the impact of the change-making new musicals our artists seek to create. By democratizing these new technologies as tools of liberation, artists can craft experiences that allow an audience to step into dimensions and realms that have yet to be imagined.Learn More
The Assembly Line™ is an iterative framework that provides individualized, structured support for radically reimagining what musical theater can be. We take concepts of continuous development and put them in a theatrical context making the process circular, flexible, and collaborative — all at zero cost to the artist.Learn More
These affinity- and accountability-focused monthly writer’s groups invite the broader musical theatre community to share works in progress in a supportive, collaborative environment.Read More
Factory Salons are themed events where musical theatre creators and general audiences alike can come together to experience new works and engage in critical discourse about the musical theatre industry and form.Read More
4×15™ Rounds empower artists to excavate a section of their work and unlock new discoveries that can inform the piece as it develops.Read More
In partnership with dramaturgs and MTF artistic staff, these one- to two-week Labs allow artists access to a full team of creatives and actors to deepen their understanding of their new work in a way that enhances their overall impact.Read More
At venues such as Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, MTF supports creators by enlisting a full band and actors to showcase their new music.Read More
Best known for their work on Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest Showman, Pasek & Paul are celebrated for their story-driven songwriting.
A ritual-play cycle memorializing the stories of Black women warriors, developed with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, to be presented this June.