The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 9th annual season to be held at the new MMAC Theater in NYC April 13 through April 23, 2011. DUTF, produced by Creative Ammo Inc., is a two-week celebration of urban theatrical expression by a cross-section of playwrights. This annual event showcases theatrical works that echo the true spirit of urban life and speak to a whole new generation who lives defy categorizing along conventional lines. Our Artistic Director for the 2011 season is Reg E. Gaines, the Tony and Grammy-nominated writer of ‘Bring in da Noise Bring in da Funk,’ and acclaimed playwright Nilo Cruz, the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama award winner, will be the recipient of the inaugural DUTF Playwright Masters Award. Also, we will be unveiling a new web site atwww.dutfnyc.comin late December and you can now find us atwww.twitter.com/dutfnycandhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Downtown-Urban-Theater-Festival/15219.... For DUTF 2011, we will accept 12 theatrical works; four to six full-length productions (60-90 minutes) and six to eight shorts (30-45 minutes). Each work is performed only once during the festival. Three of the outstanding works produced during the festival will receive $1,000 awards in the categories of Best Play, Best Short and Audience. There is no submission or participation fee. To submit for DUTF 2011, please forward the following email@example.com: (1) Bio with contact info of the playwright - name, address, phone # and email (2) Photo of playwright (3) Synopsis of theatrical work (4) Complete script of theatrical work (5) Actor/director/crew bios, if available (6) Description of stage set (if any) and production needs (i.e. sound and lighting) Or mail to: Downtown Urban Theater Festival Creative Ammo Inc. 341 West 38th Street, 12th Floor New York, NY 10018 THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010.