Upstart Festival

Upstart Festival Application

curated Jillian Peña and Marya Warshaw     

Friday & Saturday, February 6-7, 2015 | 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 8, 2014 | 6:00 pm  

Tickets: $16 General | $10 Low-Income [tickets will go on sale one month prior to the event]

The Upstart Festival ushers in fresh talent with an intriguing festival of performances and roundtable discussions. Artists have no more than three years of experience showing their work in New York City. Curated by dance/video artist and Former BAX Artist In Residence Jillian Peña and Founding and Executive Director, Marya Warshaw, these selected works will be produced as part of a three-day showcase in the BAX theater, Friday & Saturday, February 6-7, 2015, and Sunday, February 8, 2015.


Friday, February 6th

Kim Katzberg
Lydia Mokdessi & Benjamin Wagner
Jeremy Pheifferr
Renee Gerardo
Lisa Fagan


Saturday, February 7th

Lizzie Feidelson
Ali Perkins
Melanie Greene
Samuel Householder
Eli Tamondong


Sunday, February 8th

Sarah Foster (C & S)
Kelsey Ludwig
Emily Reilly/Stephanie Hayes
Gilbert Reyes
Nico Brown


To view a list of artists whose work has been performed in recent seasons, visit