Submissions


Submissions Now Open for BCAF 2016!

Hey friends,

We are pleased to announce that submissions are now live for the 2016 Boston Comedy Arts Festival!

Submit here - https://bcafshowsubmission.eventbrite.com

Here's what you need to know:

BCAF 2016 runs Wednesday 9/7 - Sunday 9/11
Submission Deadline: May 27, 2016 at 11:59PM

Early Submission Fee (April 29 - May 13): $20 per act
Regular Submission Fee (May 14 - 27): $30 per act


2016 Dates Announced

Announcing the 2016 BCAF timeline!

Festival: September 7-11

Submissions open April 29


2015 Submissions Closed

The submissions period for the 2015 festival is now over. Our hardworking team of judges will now begin reviewing the hundreds of submissions we've received, and we'll be in touch with all of our applicants before the end of June.

Thank you to all who submitted for this year's festival!


2015 Submissions Now Open

Hello friends!

We're happy to announce submissions for the 2015 BCAF are now open! Take advantage of our early bird discount by submitting prior to May 15.

Submit here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-boston-comedy-arts-festival-sept-9-13-...

Here's a timeline to help you plan for your trip to Boston this September:

May 1 - submissions open
May 15 - early submission discount ends
May 31 - submissions close

Acceptances will go out no later than June 15 and we expect to have the schedule published before the end of June, allowing all our acts ample time to prepare for the festival and travel.


Submissions Now Closed for BCAF 2014

This past Sunday we closed submissions for the 2014 Boston Comedy Arts Festival and walked away with a record-breaking 149 submissions! We received submissions from all over - New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Canada, Brazil and more!

Our talented, discerning judges represent some of our best improvisers, sketch-writers, standups and musical improvisers at ImprovBoston and are now carefully reviewing all acts. Acceptances will be sent out the second week of July.

We are thrilled to showcase such a spread of stellar comedy featuring national and international improv, sketch, standup and musical variety acts.


Submissions Now Open for BCAF 2014

We are thrilled to announce that submissions for BCAF 2014 are now live!

Submit Shows Here

Submit Workshops Here

We encourage all to submit - improv troupes, standup comics, sketch teams, show concepts, even an idea you want to experiment with! Thanks for sharing your talent and ideas with us and helping to make this the best Comedy Arts Festival yet! Now have at it!


2014 Submissions Open Soon

Hey friends!

Great news! Submissions for the 2014 BCAF open on May 15. Get your teams ready. We're also offering an early submission discount, so submit early and often!

Here's a timeline to help you plan for your BCAF trip:

May 15 - submissions open
May 31 - early submission discount ends
June 15 - submissions close

Acceptances will go out the second week of July and we expect to have the schedule published before the end of July, allowing all our acts ample time to prepare for the festival.

See you back here on May 15 for the submission link!


Now Accepting Submissions

The 2013 Boston Comedy Arts Fest is now accepting submissions. Spread the word! And don't forget - the submission Deadline is 11:59PM on TUESDAY June 25, 2013.

We are also accepting submissions for workshops as well.

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