"BEAT (Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theater) is a performing arts initiative which presents performance events that express Brooklyn's profound diversity, celebrate our finest spaces, and unify our broad, expansive community," according to the CBE website.

The multi-day festival kicks off at CBE on Sunday with a performance of Brave New World Repertory Theater's "Dispatches from Sandy" at 2 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 15.

Performances continue at CBE through Sept. 21.