Submission Info


**Applications for the 2015 Cabaret & Performance Conference will be accepted from March 9 through April 24, 2015. 

The Cabaret & Performance Conference will be held

July 29 - August 8

Cabaret Fellows Program

A select group of individuals are provided with an intense course of study. With two master artist classes daily, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, the Fellows work with expert music directors to prepare for public performances during the conference, and are also encouraged to experiment and sing nightly at the conference's open mic sessions. Master classes with visiting artists are also incorporated into the course.

Only complete applications will be considered, which includes 1) an application form 2) application fee of $35 and 3) video audition.

To apply, please download the Preplist [PDF or MS Word] and then proceed to the Application

The Cabaret Fellows Program costs $3,500 USD and includes tuition, room, and board.

Junior Fellows Program

In its fourth year, the Junior Cabaret Fellows Program offers select middle and high school students an opportunity for professional vocal instruction, movement, and hands-on artistic guidance in the art of performance.

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center invites New London County residents ages 12-18 to audition for the Junior Fellows Program, under the direction of Brad Simmons.  Junior Fellows will have two weeks of master classes and performance opportunities alongside the O’Neill’s professional guest artists at the 2015 Cabaret & Performance Conference, under Artistic Director, Grammy and Emmy Award winner, John McDaniel.

For inquiries or to schedule an audition, email Jill Anderson at


Thank you for your interest!  

Please contact the literary office with any questions or concerns throughout the process. We devote much of our year to this process and are always happy to speak with playwrights.

**Reach us by phone at 860.443.5378 ext.227 & by email at