Obsidian Theatre Company


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




Are you a Playwright, Actor or Theatre Practitioner?



Obsidian Theatre accepts electronic submissions of work throughout the year.  Please click on the categories below for more information on how you can submit.


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Image: Late by Marcia Johnson 2008 Season (from left Edwige Jean Pierre, Sabryn Rock)

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