The 14/48 Projects uses unconventional structures to create events that strengthen the artistic community and transcend audience expectations.
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14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival was the brainchild of Michael Neff and Jodi-Paul Wooster. The very first iteration of the festival took place in the tiny Chamber Theatre. By the third festival, 14/48 moved to a two-weekend, twice-yearly format and developed what would become a long-term producing partnership with Consolidated Works. This partnership provided a stable home, during which time 14/48 developed a rabid fan base.
In 2005, 14/48 severed its relationship with Consolidated Works and cemented its status as an itinerant festival. Since then, the Seattle festival has packed houses at Broadway Performance Hall, Capitol Hill Arts Center, Theatre Off Jackson, Theatre Puget Sound, On the Boards, the Erickson Theatre, ACT Theatre, 12th Avenue Arts, Cafe Nordo, and Seattle Repertory Theatre. Several variations of the festival have been developed along the way, including women-only and men-only weekends, Kamikaze (artists draw a random artistic discipline), All Virgins (all participants new to the fest or their discipline, and Outdoors.