The Storytelling Festival will be curated by PigPen Theatre Co., while the Dance Festival will be curated by Adoyele Casel and Torya Beard.
Tina Landau and PigPen Theatre Co. are among the first cohort.
The festival will feature readings of 8 new works for young audiences.
The lineup includes three Midwest premieres, a few Cleveland premieres, and a Chekhov remix.
The season will include a world premiere by Nick Gandiello.