National Puppetry Conference

Frequently Asked Questions

We assembled a list of frequently asked questions for your convenience, but should you prefer to ask your questions directly to a member of our literary staff, you are more than welcome. The O'Neill's Literary Office can be reached at or 860.443.5378 x227.

We devote much of our year to this process and are always happy to speak with applicants.
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Where can I find information about the 2018 National Puppetry Conference?

Please visit the 2018 Conference page for information on this summer's Conference. If you would like to apply to attend please visit Submission Info.  

How much does the conference cost?

There are a variety of roles available to you, with each costing a different amount.  Please view the strand descriptions on the Submission Info page and the tuition breakdown on the Tuition & Scholarship page.

What is the deadline to apply for the conference?


If I’ve been to the National Puppetry Conference before, do I have to apply again?

Yes. A completed online universal application is always required.

What is the address of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center?

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
305 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385
Business Offices: 860.443.5378 – Fax: 860.443.9653

I have more questions about the application process - who do I talk to?

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email at, or by phone at 860.443.5378 ext. 227.

How do I pay my application fee?

You can pay via PayPal or by check. Please go to our Payment Page for more information.