Opportunities to Present

Present your work

Our deadline for the 2016-2017 season passed. Please stay tuned in the spring of 2017 for the next round of submissions.

Photo of Children's performers Pinot & Augustine

Children’s performers Pinot & Augustine showed their humorous clown routine with We Are Takoma in March 2015.


Lecturers and performers receive a $100  honorarium and may solicit donations at the door on the date of the event, with a maximum suggested donation of ten dollars ($10.00) per person.

Individuals electing not to make a donation cannot be refused entrance to the event. Participants may also sell merchandise at events.

Advance ticket sales and reserved seating are prohibited.


The City will promote We Are Takoma events on the City of Takoma Park website, City TV, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and the arts e-newsletter. Additional promotion efforts may include the distribution of fliers and announcements in the Takoma Park Newsletter, We Are Takoma program brochures, and the City Guide.

Participants are encouraged to assist in the promotion of the event by providing and authorizing the use of requested copy, images and video clips, if available. Participants can also promote the event using available marketing and social media outlets.


Venue Information

The Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbot Citizens’ Center Auditorium provides raked seating of 154 fixed seats (with two aisles) and room for 4 wheelchairs. The auditorium can be entered from the central reception area and from the Atrium Gallery. More Auditorium details are available on the Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbot Citizens’ Center page.

Venue Parking & Transportation

The Takoma Park Community Center is Metro accessible via the Red Line Takoma Station and is served by the following bus lines: WMATA F4, F6 and RideOn 16, 17, 18, 25.

Limited free parking is available behind the Community Center.


Phone: 301-891-7119

Photo of Suzanne Brindamour of the six-piece folk collective Women Folk
Suzanne Brindamour, of the six-piece folk collective Women Folk, performed with her group in We Are Takoma’s winter 2015 series.

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