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The 10-Minute Taste at The 4208 Group

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  • The 10 Minute Taste at the 4208 Group is a modern take on dinner theater. Instead of sitting through a full-length musical, or Shakespearean classic, five 10-minute plays are presented while guests dine in a contemporary establishment. At The 4208 Group we focus on shining a light on women artists of color. We also work with organizations that showcase and/or empower women artists of color. We are a company that works to cultivate the growth and development of women artists of color.
  • The foundation of our company is “Pass It On.” During our tenure, we pass the baton of Lead Producing Playwright from artist-to-artist, giving each playwright the chance to navigate the company using their individual artistic vision. Each group of Welders produces one show by each member playwright then passes the company (from board to bank account) on to a new group of artists. That group will produce one show by each member playwright then pass the company on again to a new group of DC-area artists, creating what we hope to be an ever-evolving platform for new play development right here...
  • In this three year program, playwrights collaborate with actors and directors to shape and reshape their works in classrooms, readings and workshops. They will come in contact with a variety of dramaturgical techniques for the development of dramatic action, character, language and structure. The focus is on a professional and practical approach to scriptwriting, culminating in the writing of three or more rehearsal-ready works for the stage. Opportunities for lab workshops of plays in process will be made available to the playwrights, beginning in the second semester.
  • Washington, DC
    Mission: Since 1999, Longacre Lea has been producing professional, absurdist theatre in Washington, DC. The company is in annual summer residence in The Callan Theatre at The Catholic University of America.
  • Founded in 1989 and incorporated in 1993, the mission of BWPG is to support and promote the work of African American playwrights, as well as provide leadership and advocacy on critical issues within the theater world.
  • Mt Rainier, MD
    Mission: Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America.
  • Washington, DC
    Nu Sass Productions strives to encourage women in all aspects of theater, especially in those roles traditionally dominated by men. Nu Sass seeks to offer women opportunities to expand the roles they take on in the theater and try new things. Nu Sass explores how putting female actors into roles originally written for men can change the overall experience for the audience. Above all, Nu Sass aims to create engaging, thought-provoking art while being a responsible local and global citizen.
  • Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts is an internationally acclaimed leader and producer of artistic merit. Each season the Department of Theatre Arts presents classical and contemporary plays in its two-theatre complex. These plays offer not only entertainment, but also a forum for ideas and discussion.
  • Washington, DC
    Play must be entered by a college or university participating in the KCACTF program. A registration fee of $200 (associate level) or $250 (participating) must be paid to qualify.
  • Washington, DC
    Presented in association with Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences and sponsored by the National Committee for the Performing Arts, the Darrell Ayers Playwriting Award recognizes the outstanding student-written play or adaptation on a theme for young people at any level between kindergarten and 12th grades. * A $1000 cash prize will be awarded to the playwright. * Dramatists Guild Award. The Dramatists Guild Award provides the playwright with Active membership in the Guild. * The Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices Fellowship. The award recipient receives a fellowship to...
  • Washington, DC
    Est. 1969. KCACTF is a national theater program involving 20,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the US.
  • Washington, DC
    Award for a student-written play addressing issues of disability (as defined by the ADA). Plays accepted only from college/university participating in KC/ACTF program.