Announcing the REIMAGINE Playwrights

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Meet the 2021 ReImagine Grantees

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-Doug Robinson, Maybelle Reynoso, Ashleigh Akilah Rucker
-Lee Cataluna, Christin Cato, José Cruz González
-Samantha Miller, Ramón Esquivel
ReImagine: New Plays in TYA aims to support the development of and visibility of new works for young audiences written by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) playwrights. This project will provide funding directly to the playwright, as well as funds to be utilized for development work with a partner theatre.

From the Re
Imagine Advisory Council: We are so delighted and inspired by the inaugural ReImagine Grantees. These outstanding playwrights have conceived of eight compelling, timely and joy-inducing projects, and we are honored to support the in their development journeys.

In addition, we also want to celebrate the over one hundred applicants and in particular, to recognize,
nine exceptional ReImagine Finalists who have proven that there is a robust universe of BIPOC writers whose works are just waiting to be developed and produced.

-Aurelia Clunie, Miriam Gonzales, Idris Goodwin, Min Kahng, and Johamy Morales

Timeline
  • October, 2020  - Guidelines announced and competition opens
  • December 30, 2020 – Deadline for applications
  • January 22, 2021 – Second round invitees notified
  • February, 2021 – Second round applications due
  • March, 2021 – Projects selected
  • May, 2021 – TYA/USA Conference: REIMAGINE Grantees Announced
  • May, 2021 – Partner Theatre Applications opened
  • June, 2021 – Partner Theatres chosen
  • December 31, 2021 – Deadline for completion of funded development activities
Questions? Contact Jenny Millinger at jmillinger@childsplayaz.org
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