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Mentors for the STAND ALONE 2022

Blackout Art Society delighted to inform Dave Deveau,and Zahida Rahemtulla are our mentors for the STAND ALONE 2022.


STAND ALONE is a collaborative way to help immigrant and refugee playwrights to develop their new work.
In this way, Blackout brings together
a group of established playwrights sharing their knowledge and resources to support immigrant and refugee playwrights to create and present their plays.

You can apply if you:
• are an immigrant/refugee playwright(Age is not considered)
• have an idea for a short play (15-20 minutes)
• need extra support and help to make your new play happen 
• are willing to work generously and collaboratively
• can commit to finish the first draft of your play  until Sep 15, 2023

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Artists benefits

Artist benefits include:

• Ongoing mentoring and consultation with an established playwright during the development
• Play reading session the final play by professional artists
• Basic Publicity 
• $350 honorarium fee 


Please email us a document that answers the following questions, with no more than 300 words per question:

• Who are you as an immigrant playwright
• What have you done before this? 
• A brief overview of your idea 
• Why you and your project should be a part of STAND ALONE?

The deadline to apply is Saturday, January 5, 2023, at 5:00 pm PST.
Applicants are evaluated by the jury from Blackout, Presentation House Theatre, and established theatre artists.
If you still have question please email us at:

Selected Artists for the STAND ALONE 2022

Blackout Art Society is delighted to announce the selected artists for the STAND ALONE 2022 program. 

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