CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Black Women in Theatre



Deadline: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 @ Midnight

PIECE OF MINE is seeking submissions for the Inaugural Black Women in Theatre showcase taking place February 7 & 8, 2020. For three consecutive years we have curated the incredibly moving Black Men in Theatre and now switching gears. Submissions can be from 10 to 90 minutes in length.

Selected participants receive support in the form of a venue, marketing/promotion, and mentorship to workshop their pieces for future development/production.

Our brilliant alumni include Amanda Parris (Other Side of the Game), Sabrina Moella (Made in Congo), Motion (Oraltorio), and Meghan Swaby (Venus’ Daughter).

All art mediums are encouraged although theatre/performance art is prioritized.
***Submissions must be a work you have already started developing or near completion, rather than an idea that has yet to be explored.***

Please email with the following by end of day on Wednesday, August 21st @ Midnight.

– Full name
– Phone number
– Bio (100 words or less) + names of confirmed collaborators if applicable
– High res headshot 
– Synopsis: Title and 4 to 6 sentences of the work you want to present
– Reading Fee ($25)

Playwrights & Actors:
– Excerpt of the script (3-6 pages)

Dance Artists:
– 2 video links of current or past choreography

Visual Artists:
– 2 to 5 images of your work

– 2 audio links of current or past recording
– 1 video link to current or past performance

Guaranteed artists fees are dependent on funding TBC December 2019. If funding is not approved, the box office split will be 70/30 artist/producer. A $25 reading fee is applied for all applicants to be paid by e-transfer to For alternative arrangements please make a note in your application.

Please share and tag artists you think would be interested. Good luck!!

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