IATI Theater

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64 E 4th Street New York, NY  10003

Bilingual Latinx Theatre Company that provokes introspection through cutting-edge performing arts. IATI  supports multicultural, diverse and underserved communities while harnessing and empowering unique voices. IATI Produces works that are original, exciting, bold, experimental, intimate and engaging.  While highlighting the complexity, contradictions, richness and depth of the myriad experiences among the many Latin cultures, IATI creates theater with subject matter that are culturally relevant, political, challenging, as well as entertaining.  

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Staged Readings, Open Mic & Workshops

IATI has a Play Development Program “Cimientos” – which accepts open submissions annually of original work in either English or Spanish.  Playwrights must commit to being present at the reading and participate in monthly meetings of the Pal Playwrights Panel.  Submissions must not exceed 90 minutes in length or require more than 5 actors; the play must be completed but no previously produced.  Each play will receive a presentation in IATI’s theater in a directed, professionally acted staged reading. Tertulia is a free open mic event for artists in all disciplines.  Open submissions and deadlines announced on the IATI website. IATI frequently offers workshops for children, adults, and theater professionals.  As of fall 2018, there are no workshops scheduled.


Access to Space and Resources

IATI Theater currently offers 3 spaces available for bookings: rehearsal space,Mainstage Theater and Underground theater. They can be used for performances, rehearsals, filming, screening, readings, or meetings.The rehearsal space can booked through Space Finder or Dance Block, a program of FabNYC. For more information or to book a rental, email Andre at andre@IATItheater.org or  call 917-456-2376.  

Special Programs for Youth:

IATI’s Community Program includes children’s theater repetoire which joins entertrainment and education.  These touring plays for children are available to perform at local schools and public libraries.  


IATI Theater offers internships to individuals who would like to begin their career in professional theater. Internships are designed to provide experience and preparation for beginning a career in the professional theatre. Interns work closely with members of IATI Theater artistic and administrative staff, attending departmental meetings, interacting with patrons, and taking on real responsibilities in connection with IATI Theater programs and productions. To apply or for more information, email Liza at liza@iatitheater.org  

Volunteer Opportunities

IATI Theater is always looking for volunteers to usher shows or for additional help with administrative work in their offices. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, email Liza liza@iatitheater.org or call 212-505-6757. Please specify your field of performance and if you would like to volunteer on a regular basis or just for special projects.