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The Cultural Diaspora: African-American and African Playwrights Creative Residency at the Camargo Foundation

Website: Email:   Phone: +33 4 42 01 11 57

Address: 1, avenue Maurice, Jermini, Cassis 13 260 FRA

Notes: The program welcomes applications from black playwrights who are citizens of the United States or of an African country. Eligible applicants have an interest in the African diaspora as an influence and factor on their craft, work, and thinking. Eligible applicants have had at least three different texts/plays fully produced for public audiences.

Each of the eight participants will receive plane fare, local transport to and from the home airport and Camargo, and both a stipend of $1,000 US and an honorarium of $1,000 US (making a total of $2,000 US per playwright/text creator) to participate. Each artist will be provided a furnished apartment.

The Camargo Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation, is excited to announce a four-week residency program for mid-career/established African-American and African playwrights. Four participants from the United States and four from the African continent, all of whom are interested in the intersection and interaction, whether historic or contemporary, between the United States and Africa, will be hosted at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, from May 28 to June 25, 2018.

Preferred Genre: Plays (No Musicals)   Preferred Length: Full-length  Special Interest: Black or African American

Submission Materials: E-mail only   Submission Fee: No   Agent Only: No


October 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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