Physical Theater Festival Chicago will be back in 2023 for the 10th edition of the festival. Please help us make this our best festival yet by making a donation to our year end campaign.


PTF is looking for Submissions

Physical Theater Festival is calling for submissions of contemporary, visual and physical theater for it's 10th edition of the festival to run on July 2023. 


Proposals should include:

company bio

touring history

video of the full performance 

written description of the performance

 technical rider/touring needs

Submissions should be sent to


The Deadline is December 9, 2022

The 9th Edition of Physical Theater Festival is only possible through the generosity of major supporters like the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts, Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks and The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance; our producer's board and the generous contributions of individuals like you. Please consider making a donation to help make  Physical Theater Festival possible for years to come.