Obsidian Theatre Company

Playwrights Unit

We are now accepting applications for our 2017-18 Playwrights Unit!

 

We are looking for playwrights and creative collectives who identify as members of the African Diaspora to apply for our next season’s playwrights unit.
 

The Playwrights Unit is an intensive yearlong process that runs from September 2017 to June 2018. Through monthly meetings with the group and individual guidance to serve each artists’ needs, artists delve into the creation process in a supportive and nurturing environment that challenges themselves to investigate their writing process. The Unit has an emphasis on professional development and the business of being a professional artist in Canada.

 


 

Application Deadline: JUNE 30, 2017

 

For information on Application Guidelines, click the link below

 

PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT 1718

 


 

Obsidian Theatre Playwrights Unit

 

Obsidian’s Playwrights Unit is year-long intensive program that takes gifted Black theatre creators from a variety of experience levels and backgrounds. The Unit works with the Company dramaturge to create finished drafts of new plays that reflect and refract the Black experience in Canada and beyond.

 

 

The 2016-17 Playwrights Are

 

Motion

Stephen Jackman-Torkoff

Sashoya Shoya-Oya

 

For information on the application process click below:
PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT 1718

 

Questions?

 

Please contact Mel Hague pd@obsidiantheatre.com

 

 

For a list of Playwright Alumni please visit our Playwright Unit Alumni Page

 

 

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