EMPOWERING ARTISTS OF COLOR THROUGH EDUCATION & THE ARTS
A Women's Play Development Series
Join us for The Nest, a play development series!
WHAT IS THE NEST?
The Nest is an intimate group of woman-identified playwrights, actors and theater professionals that gather for two hours every other Wednesday (more or less) between Dec. 4 and March 4 at Hudson County Community College, 71 Sip Ave., Jersey City, N.J., sixth floor, (near the Journal Square PATH Station).
Our goal is to support women playwrights developing their plays for production in the Tri-State area. At each meeting, 1 to 3 theatrical scripts are read by volunteers and then discussed by the group. At the Nest, we foster a positive, constructive environment where women can feel safe sharing their work while also getting the critical feedback they need to take their scripts to the next level.
Participation is a suggested donation of $5.
OK, I'M IN. HOW DO I SUBMIT?
One-acts, scenes, monologues and full-length plays are all eligible. You may submit up to 5 works, but please fill out the form for one piece at a time. Scripts are accepted on a rolling basis. We ask that playwrights submit scripts at least a week in advance. You will be notified by email if your script is accepted.
You do not have to be located in the Tri-State area or physically present to submit, though preference will be given to people who can attend.
UPDATE: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
At the end of the series, IFC will select one playwright to receive at least 15 free hours of development aid in March and April including help with editing and rewriting, submitting to festivals, drafting budgets, assembling a team, finding rehearsal space, finding a venue, crowdfunding (if desired), developing a timeline, marketing and other topics.
Development services will not be available in May and June. If the playwright desires, they may resume development aid services in July at a reduced rate of $25 an hour. Nest Playwrights who are not selected may apply to receive development aid services at $40 an hour.
If the play is still unproduced by July/August but has been substantially developed and is at least half funded, TIFC may choose to produce the show independently in partnership with the playwright.
Questions? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE NEST MEETING SCHEDULE
Wednesdays from 6 pm to 8 pm
Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Jan. 22, Feb. 5, Feb. 19, March 4
Looking to submit feedback for a play you saw at The Nest? Click here!
ABOUT IN FULL COLOR
In Full Color is an award-winning organization that empowers women of color through education and the arts. We are leading a storytelling revolution that empowers woman-identified creators from marginalized ethnic groups to achieve the highest levels of Authentic Representation in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance and other media. We also aim to entertain and educate audiences of all colors and genders about the need for diversity in the media, racial issues and cultural exchange. We were previously known as Thinking In Full Color. IFC is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. For more information, visit http://www.InFullColor.org