2021 FACTS & FIGURES
Name: United Solo Theatre Festival (first reference), United Solo Festival or United Solo
Dates: Tuesday, October 26 through Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: a resident company of Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York City
About: The Annual United Solo Festival, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, presents a selection of local and international productions including storytelling, puppetry, dance, multimedia, improv, stand-up, magic, musical, and drama. Since its inaugural year in 2010, United Solo has featured more than 1,000 productions from all over the world. In 2021, United Solo is launching a new virtual platform to present shows and masterclasses for its global audience and theatre enthusiasts.
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United Solo Launches Revolutionary Solo Theatre Streaming Platform
United Solo Theatre Company, creator of the largest solo theatre festival in the world, completed its launch of a new virtual platform dedicated to the genre of solo performances.
“We are thrilled seeing how this ambitious project came together,” said Omar Sangare, Founder and Artistic Director of United Solo. “It truly has been an incredible ride to get to this new virtual chapter, and I cannot wait to see where this will take the world of solo theatre.”
United Solo Screen is a new virtual theatre platform that hosts performances by award-winning artists and new talents alike. Content is available 24/7 for streaming around the world. With a subscription to the All-Access Pass for just $5.99 per month, theatre-goers can access United Solo Screen’s growing library of content from their laptops, phones, or tablets.
“United Solo Screen promises to revolutionize the world of theatre by providing a centralized platform for viewing performances from around the world,” said Will Titus, Director of Operations at United Solo. Indeed, United Solo Screen is the first-of-its kind platform to specialize in solo theatre performances.
Currently, United Solo Screen hosts nearly twenty individual solo performances, along with interviews and documentaries. New content is added to the platform frequently. The virtual nature of United Solo Screen means that the annual United Solo Theatre Festival can continue year-round, as new artists are always invited to apply to have their content featured on United Solo Screen. Artists receive a portion of the revenue generated from viewers’ purchases and rentals of their performances.
“We created United Solo Screen with our artists in mind,” explained Pat McAndrew, Associate Artistic Director at United Solo. “We wanted to offer a way for artists to easily share and promote their work to a global audience, and that is exactly what United Solo Screen provides.”
According to Omar Sangare, the demand for the content on United Solo Screen has been “extraordinary” as new subscribers join the platform daily. The reception has been just as positive from artists.
United Solo Screen continues to welcome new performances, and subsequent rounds of submissions will open on a regular basis in the coming months. Artists, producers, and companies are encouraged to check out the submission page at https://unitedsolo.org/usoloscreen/.
Visit https://screen.unitedsolo.org to experience United Solo Screen.
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