New Victory LabWorks fosters the creation of new work for young audiences and champions innovative, adventurous performing arts for audiences of all ages. 

To promote the creation of high-quality American performing arts for family audiences,
New Victory LabWorks provides resources and mines opportunities for exchange among a diverse spectrum of New York City-based arts professionals: artists, educators, presenters, producers and other practitioners in the field of performing arts for young people. 

New Work Development: For artists of all disciplines who desire an experience tailored to their specific needs and individual creative processes, New Victory LabWorks offers artists, selected by an application review panel, a stipend, ample dedicated rehearsal space in the New 42nd Street Studios and the possibility of holding Open Rehearsals for industry professionals, fellow artists and New Victory Member families of the proposed target age group. Facilitated by New Victory staff, these experiences provide the invaluable feedback of peers and target audiences alike.

Applications are now open for the 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks program and are due by Friday, February 1, 2019. For more information, please read our FAQs.

Professional Development for Artists: New Victory LabWorks offers a series of workshops, master classes and various networking events, as well as opportunities to attend performances in the New Victory season. To join our network of NYC-based artists interested in creating work for young audiences, please sign up for our email list.

View a complete list of current and past LabWorks Artists.

New Victory LabWorks is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by grants from the Madeleine L'Engle Fund of the Crosswicks Foundation and the Howard Gilman Foundation.