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Submission opportunities for women in theatre.
(previously known as Theatre Funding Newsletter)

January’s Special Opportunity
**Extended deadline: Art House Productions’ In Full Color**

In Full Color, a theatrical production for Women's History Month in Jersey City, N.J., which will feature work by women of color from various backgrounds, is currently seeking original submissions for their production in 2016, running March 17 to 20. The general deadline of Monday, January 18 is being extended to #StageOpps readers to Tuesday, January 19.

Art House Productions is seeking monologues and art for the second annual “In Full Color," celebrating Women’s History Month in March.

The hit show is coming back with more women sharing anecdotes and monologues about love, loss, family, food, work, culture, education and more. Last year, 13 women spoke about everything from being mistaken for a terrorist to dating while Asian. Give the world a glimpse of life in your skin!

“In Full Color” aims to create artistic opportunities for WOC, to help them share their unique stories and lastly, to encourage cross-cultural and racial tolerance. The production is open to women writers of Black, Hispanic or Asian descent, of a mixed-race background or belonging to any other ethnic minority group.

Selected writers will work with director Summer Dawn Hortillosa and perform their pieces at Art House Productions, 136 Magnolia Ave., behind the Journal Square PATH Station in Jersey City, N.J. Non-performing writers or writers not from the NY/NJ area may also be paired with an actress of similar background. Submissions should be five minutes max and have minimal set/tech requirements. Limited prop storage is available. Non-union, non-pay.

All submissions should be sent to summerhortillosa@gmail.com.

Don’t forget to email specialoppscode@gmail.com to receive the code necessary for the extended deadline.

Deadline for #StageOpps subscribers: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Project Submissions
Atlanta Fringe Festival (June 2016; Atlanta, GA) - The Atlanta Fringe Festival is dedicated to connecting adventurous artists with appreciative audiences for the betterment of the Atlanta arts community. We are looking for shows from any genre: cabaret, modern dance, comedy, drama, puppetry, circus, opera, improv, aerial, musicals, projection, etc. Shows must be 30-55 minutes long, no more, no less. There is a non-refundable $25 fee to apply, and if you are selected in our random lottery, there is a $250 production fee that goes toward paying for technicians and house managers to run your show. Your $250 application fee also gets you: 3 minutes to preview your show at the Opening Party on Wednesday, four scheduled performances at the 2016 Atlanta Fringe Festival, June 2016, 85% of your box office revenue, after applicable taxes, A venue that matches your venue requests as best as we are able, Professional technicians to set levels and cues and to run the boards for your show, Box office and front-of-house services, Listings in official schedules and festival catalog, Inclusion in press announcements sent to major media outlets, with potential inclusion in photo and interview requests from local media when applicable, Individual show page on AtlantaFringe.org, plus inclusion on all our social media outlets. To apply, visit http://atlantafringe.org/ or http://atlantafringe.org/participate-atlanta-fringe-festival/.  Deadline: January 4, 2016 (postmark)

Midtown International Theatre Festival Short Subjects (New York, NY) - Seeking short plays and musicals. We also encourage productions of all racial and sexual stripes, in all genres. The chief restrictions on submissions are the length of a show and how well it can be done with minimal scenery in a festival setting. Otherwise, three things make up a successful entry in the MITF: a good play, a competent producer, and a marketing plan. It takes all three to field a successful Festival entry. Scripts with guns as props will not be accepted. For more info and instructions to submit, visit http://www.midtownfestival.org/. Deadline: February 22, 2015

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival (August 2016; New York, NY) - Attention playwrights! The time has come to unpack your short plays and get them ready to submit to the 40th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. We are now accepting submissions! Playwrights (not published with Samuel French Inc. or any other major theatrical publisher) are welcome to submit up to 3 plays, each running 10-30 minutes in length. There is a $10 submission fee per play. Application requires the sign off of you as producer, or your own separate producer, who will produce the play to participate in the festival. To apply and for further guidelines: http://oob.samuelfrench.com/. Deadline: February 12, 2016, 11:59pm E.S.T.
Script Submissions
Luna Stage Theatre Company – Seeking script submissions from writers who are currently represented by a theatrical agent, hold an MFA in Playwriting, or are currently enrolled in an MFA Playwriting program.  Those who do not meet this criteria may also submit scripts only if it is accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the Artistic Director or Literary Manager of an Equity theatre.  You can also apply if your permanent residence is in the state of New Jersey.  No email submissions!  NO FEE.  All Submissions mailed to:  Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ 07052  Email inquiries about submissions: submissions@lunastage.org, http://lunastage.org/submit-your-script.php.Deadline: April 15, 2016

**Artemisia’s Fall Festival** (Fall 2016, Chicago) - Seeking plays that are full length and must be carried by a woman. We require a leading, female protagonist. Artemisia produces plays that empower women.  Due to the number of submissions we receive, submission is limited to ONE play per writer.  If you submit more than one play, your submissions will NOT be considered.  Full-length is defined by a playing time of 90 minutes or more. Published plays and one-acts DO NOT meet Artemisia’s guidelines and will NOT be accepted.  We are unable to accept snail mail submissions.  Please submit your play as a single file PDF attachment (no other format will be accepted) to submissionsartemisia@yahoo.com. $10 FEE. Deadline: January 15, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (Pittsfield, MA) - Berkshire Theatre Group accepts submissions of plays, musicals, translations, and adaptations. All submissions are considered for productions at BTG and for development opportunities. Playwrights must submit their work either through established agents or by first sending a letter of inquiry, accompanied by a brief synopsis, cast breakdown, a ten-page dialogue sample, and a résumé. These materials will be reviewed and BTG will contact playwrights regarding its interest in reading a full manuscript. Berkshire Theatre Group will not read unsolicited manuscripts. Visit http://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org/about/employment/script-submissions for guidelines and to apply. Rolling Admissions

**Leah Ryan’s Fund for Emerging Women Writers** – Aims to encourage brilliant and unrecognized women playwrights with a cash prize and a New York City showcase of the winning work. Submissions must be full-length works for theatre, but the form is open to one-acts, two-acts (or more), monologues, adaptations, and any other “wild or deceptively tame” form. Winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize as well as a staged reading of her play in New York City. A stipend of up to $700 may be provided for travel and accommodation. Submit up to 10 pages excerpted from a fully-developed completed script (finalists will be asked to submit complete script), a cover letter of no more than one page describing yourself and your work (including full contact information), a resume, and at least one letter of support from someone who knows you and your work well. Download application form from website. NOTE: E-mail applications only, in PDF format. See website for complete submission guidelines. NO FEE. Leah Ryan’s FEWW, PO Box 287, Amherst, MA 01004-0287, leahryansfeww@gmail.com, http://www.leahryansfeww.com/. Receipt Deadline: January 11, 2016, 5pm EST

The Valley Players Vermont Playwrights Award – Seeking original, unproduced, full-length plays by residents of Vermont, New Hampshire, or Maine. Winning playwright receives $1,000. No musicals. Plays may not have won an award or prize in any other contest. Submit 2 bound copies of script with title pages containing author name and contact information. Do not include author’s name on script. Download entry form from website and submit with script.NO FEE. Vermont Playwrights Award, The Valley Players, PO Box 441, Waitsfield, VT 05673, T: (802) 6767, valleyplayers@madriver.com, www.valleyplayers.com. Deadline: February 1, 2016

Thespian Production (New York, NY) – Seeking 10-15 minute plays in any genre with simple sets and a maximum of 4 characters. Submit script with title page containing full author contact information, a synopsis, setting, and character breakdown. They are also seeking one-act and full-length Gospel plays. NOTE: Electronic submissions only. NO FEE. Thespian Production, submissions@thespianproduction.com, www.thespianproduction.com Next Deadline: Ongoing.

Theatre Trail Writers Competition (Arundel, West Sussex, UK) - The Arundel Festival Theatre Trail, conceived and presented by Drip Action Theatre Company, is now in its sixteenth year and is seeking writers to submit plays for next year’s Trail. It performs at the end of August, on each of the Festival’s eight days, eight short plays at eight different venues all over Arundel. The Trail is firmly established as one of the major components in the Festival and is a great showcase for both new and established writers, both from the UK and beyond. Plays should be between 30 and 40 minutes long, with practicable casting, props and effects. All entries should be submitted to: Drip Action Theatre Trail 2014, c/o SCGIS Ltd, 65a High Street, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AJ. No Fee. One play only per entrant, in hard copy (not e-mail). Please enclose an SAE if you’d like your play returned. Our reading committee will select the plays that will be performed, with the best submitted script receiving the Joy Goun award of £250 at our Theatre Trail launch in May 2016. Each successful playwright will receive a £150 writer’s fee. For further information call 01903 885250 or email info@dripaction.co.uk. Website: http://www.dripaction.co.uk/. Deadline: January 31, 2016

Premiere Stages Play Festival 2016 (Kean University, Union, NJ) - Premiere Stages will accept submissions of unproduced new plays from playwrights born or currently residing in the greater metropolitan area (New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania). There is no fee to enter. All plays submitted to the festival are evaluated by a professional panel of theatre producers, dramaturgs, playwrights, scholars and publishers. Four of the submitted plays will be selected for staged readings with Equity casts March 2016 and awarded cash prizes. Following the March readings, the winner of Play Festival is selected for a full production during Premiere Stages’ 2016 main stage season and awarded $2000; a second play will be selected for a 29-hour Staged Reading and be awarded $750, and the two other finalist writers will be awarded $500. At Premiere Stages, we pride ourselves on a uniquely accelerated process in which plays we find particularly promising are developed and fully produced within a year of submission. To apply and for further guidelines: http://www.kean.edu/premierestages/play.php. For any questions regarding the submission guidelines, please email premiere@kean.edu. Deadline: January 3, 2016

Bare Fiction Magazine Open Theatre Submissions - Play submissions are now open for our March 2016 issue. We want our readers to discover genre-defying boldness from exciting writers in poetry, fiction and plays, literary review, interviews and commentary. To that end, we need play texts that instantly grab our minds and take us on extraordinary literary journeys. If your work is competently written but doesn’t have the kind of depth that makes the readers work just that little bit harder, then it’s probably not for us. We want you to make peoples eyes open wider and their minds race with excitement as they feast on your words. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please do ensure that you contact us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Likewise, if we are unable to accommodate your writing in our pages, we will let you know in plenty of time should you wish to submit elsewhere. If you have not heard from us within 90 days, please get in touch to enquire as to the status of your submission. We do not accept translations or work that has been previously published in print or online. Only original unpublished work submitted by the author will be considered. No submissions by publishers, presses or agents please. Ensure that your name does NOT appear on the uploaded documents. We operate a blind submission policy so that we can truly appraise your work on merit alone, with at least 2 or 3 different editors reviewing all submissions before passing comments to the editor. Uploaded file/s are electronically tagged so that we know who they’re from. For guidelines, visit http://www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/submissions/. Deadline: January 9, 2016
HRC Showcase Theatre (Hudson, NY) - Each submitted play should be previously unpublished, run no more than 90 minutes (excluding intermission), require no more than six actors, and be suitable for presentation as a staged reading by Equity actors. No musicals or children’s plays will be considered. The 2013-2014 HRC season runs from September, 2015 to June, 2016. Several of the previous prize winners "BILLY AND RAY" and "HELLMAN VS McCarthy" have recently gone on to be produced off-broadway in New York. Judges will select the winner of the W. Keith Hedrick award ($500), which will be presented as the final staged reading of the season. Several of the previous prize winners "BILLY AND RAY" and "HELLMAN VS McCarthy" have recently gone on to be produced off-broadway in New York. The authors of the four runners-up also selected for readings will each be awarded $100. If you are interested in receiving the guidelines request them via an email athrcshowcaseplaycontest@gmail.com. Or visit http://www.hrc-showcasetheatre.com/play_contest.html for more information. Deadline: February 1, 2016
Literally Alive Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast (New York, NY) - Casting an original musical version of "Beauty and the Beast," based on the original French novella, for Literally Alive Theatre, a NYC-based theater company in its 16th season and in residence at the historic Players Theatre in the West Village. Seeking actors of all types who sing (ages 18-40). Rehearsals begin Jan. 12 (afternoons on Tues., Wed., and Thurs., with some Sat. mornings); runs Feb. 14-Apr. 26 (weekends, with some midweek matinees) in NYC. Pays: $20/performance. No pay for rehearsals. Nonunion. Auditions January 2nd in New York, NY. Bring 16 bars of an uptempo traditional musical theater piece. Accompanist provided. This will be a singing audition only. Callbacks will be held Jan. 3. Submit via Backstage: http://www.backstage.com/casting/beauty-and-the-beast-99147/. Auditions January 2nd

Hudson Shakespeare Co.’s Twelfth Night School Tour (Jersey City, NY) - Casting a five-person "Twelfth Night" for a school tour in Manhattan and Jersey City. The production is a 90-minute, multi-rolling, fun, frivolous, and nutty version of Shakespeare’s wonderful comedy about lovers and madmen. Seeking actors who like to play, are energetic, and have musical ability (singing and/or playing an instrument). Rehearsals begin Jan. 21 (three times/wk., weeknights and weekends) in Jersey City, NJ; performances run during March 2016 (shows occur in the mornings and weekdays during school hours) in NYC and Jersey City, NJ. A stipend of $75 is offered to all performers. No other reimbursements or travel paid. All actors hired must be willing to sign a contract. Seeking submissions from: Weehawken, NJ; Hoboken, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY; Queens, NY; Hudson County, NJ; Bergen County, NJ. Email your headshot and resume to auditions@hudsonshakespeare.org. Auditions are taking place only Jan. 9 (10 a.m.-12 p.m.). Bring headshot and resume stapled together. Prepare a comedic Shakespeare monologue, and 30 seconds of your musical ability (if its singing, sing a short song you love, if its playing an instrument, demonstrate a little bit of what you're able to do). For singers, there is no accompanist provided. Just sing something you enjoy. For more info: http://www.backstage.com/casting/twelfth-night-school-tour-99081/. Auditions January 9th.

Casting equity actors who sing for "Smokey Joe's Cafe." Rehearsals begin May 31, 2016; run begins Jul. 19, 2016; opens Aug. 18, 2016. Pays $1917/wk. Equity Production (League) Agreement. Auditions January 11th, January 12th and January 14th in New York, NY. EPA Rules are in effect. A monitor will be provided. Prepare a brief song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music; accompanist will be provided. Bring picture and resume. Submit via Backstage: http://www.backstage.com/casting/smokey-joes-cafe-99022/. Auditions January 11, 12 and 13th.

Light Board Operator (Groundlings Theatre; LA, CA) - Seeking part time Light Board Operator for a prestigious non-profit theater. Ongoing Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. in Los Angeles. Competitive pay. Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA. We specialize in improvisation and sketch comedy, so familiarity with these formats is a plus. Reply with letter of interest and resume. Submit via Backstage: http://www.backstage.com/casting/light-board-operator-98443/ Responses deadline January 1, 2016.

Senior Director (Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU; NYC) - Seeking a senior director for Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU. The senior director will serve as the main face of the organization to constituents, funders, the public, and the media; increase the visibility and understanding of the work and mission of the Skirball Center throughout the University and local and international theatrical community; direct and manage all aspects of the Skirball Center organization, including programming, operations, personnel, facilities, marketing, finances, development, University Box Office, and community relations; assist with implementing student and community outreach programs; developing domestic and international theater contacts; institutional fundraising; planning and implementing special projects and initiatives; and conceiving, creating, and directing related productions, in collaboration with Skirball's Academic Advisory Council. NYU offers a highly competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; tuition remission; disability and life insurance; mortgage programs; adoption assistance; dependent coverage; flexible spending accounts; commuter benefits; gym discounts; an employee assistance program, and more. To apply, visit: https://www.nyucareers.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp. Job posted December 9, 2016.

Jubilation Foundation Grants - We grant to individuals and organizations who have an exceptional talent for helping young people feel fully alive through rhythm - as expressed in music and dance. We grant two-year fellowships to those who serve as a link to a world filled with more joy. You must reside in the United States to be eligible. Special consideration will be given to organizations in the Pacific Northwest committed to one or more of the following: on-going skill building, working with children under 18, involving experts working and playing with non-experts, working toward synchrony and inclusion, overcoming barriers related to race and class, building community, and etc. For more thorough guidelines and to apply, visit http://jubilationfoundation.org/grant.html#4. Deadline for Fellows nominations: January 15, 2016. Deadline for Organization applications: July 2016.  

##Indian Arts Research Center Fellowships for Native and First Nations Artists (Santa Fe, NM) – Four different fellowships to support Native American and First Nations artists at the Indian Arts Research Center at the School of Advanced Research. Each fellowship includes a monthly stipend, housing, studio space, supplies allowance, and travel reimbursement to and from SAR.
Ron and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellowship (June 15-August 15 annually) – Supports traditional Native artistry.
Rollin and Mary Ella King Native Artist Fellowship (September 1-December 1 annually) Dedicated to preserving the Southwest’s extensive artistic heritage. Applicants must be from a Native community in the Southwestern U.S. (AZ, CO, NM, UT) and work in the visual arts.
**Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellowship for Women** (March 1-May 31 annually) – Encourages the creativity and growth of indigenous women artists working in any medium.
School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience, PO Box 2188, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2188, T: (505) 954-7205, FAX: (505) 954-7207, iarc@sarsf.org, http://sarweb.org/index.php?artists. Deadline: January 15, 2016

California Council for the Humanities Community Stories Grants – Seeks to capture and share compelling stories from and about California’s diverse communities. Seeking submissions of proposals for story-based projects; this year, the focus is on the needs of veterans, those who support them, and what we consider our responsibilities towards those who risk their lives for our sakes. Applicants must have tax-exempt status or a California-based fiscal sponsor. Projects for this funding round must explore stories of significance to Californians; address the meaning of democracy; approach the subject matter from a humanities perspective; actively involve at least one humanities advisor in the planning and implementation of the project; provide opportunities for community engagement and involvement in project activities; include public programming elements; and result in work that will be accessible by the public and about which information can be shared through the CCH web site. Applicants may request up to $10,000 each. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an informational Webinar before applying. NOTE: Application must be submitted online, through website. See website for complete guidelines and application: http://www.calhum.org/grants/community-stories-grant. Receipt Deadline: February 1, 2016

Kenyon Playwrighting Conference (Kenyon, OH) - Immerse yourself in the craft of playwriting surrounded by some of the most exciting early-stage play development in the U.S. and U.K. You will write every day, hear your work read in the evenings, and interact with the creative teams from powerhouse companies and three commissioned playwrights in residence. Please submit a paragraph (no more than 250 words) about why you are applying to this workshop and what you hope to take away from it. Additionally, please submit a sample scene of no more than 5 pages. If you are planning to workshop a particular play at the conference, your sample must be from that play. Please also submit a biography (no more than 250 words). After you have been accepted, if you plan to workshop a particular play, we ask that you submit the play to us by May 15 so your instructor can read it before the conference. Instructions for submitting your play will accompany your acceptance message. For more details on submitting, please visit http://www.kenyoninstitute.org/programs/playwrights-conference/ or watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlJccRBI3U0. Applications accepted starting November 1, 2015

2015 Yale Institute for Music Theatre (June 2016, New Haven, CT) - Established in 2009, the YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE is a program of Yale’s Binger Center for New Theatre that bridges the gap between training and the professional world for emerging composers, book writers, and lyricists. The Institute seeks distinctive and original music theatre works to be developed in an intensive two-week summer lab at Yale School of Drama. The Institute matches the authors of the selected works with collaborators, including professional directors and music directors, as well as a company of actors and singers that includes professionals and current Yale students. The lab culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Brokaw, two original music theatre works will be selected for the 2015 Institute, which will take place June 2016 in New Haven. Visit http://drama.yale.edu/YIMT/institute-home to apply. Deadline: January 8, 2016

Elsewhere Collaborative (Greensboro, NC) – Residencies between 2-6 weeks for creative artists working in all media. The collaborative is a three-floor former thrift store turned into a living museum. Residents constantly compose and re-imagine the environment through projects that respond to layers of objects, artworks, collections, architecture, histories, and concepts within the building. Residents enter into an evolving collaborative artwork, inhabit production spaces, and establish living sites throughout the museum, using the resources from the 58-year-old inventory. Residencies have a subsidized program + living fee. A small number of fellowships are available for special residency sessions.. See website for application and complete guidelines. NO FEE. Elsewhere Collaborative, 606 and 608 S. Elm St., Downtown Greensboro, NC 27406, http://www.goelsewhere.org/residencies/. Deadline: January 13, 2016

Santa Fe Art Institute (Santa Fe, NM) – Residencies of an average of 1-3 months for visual artists and writers. Residency provides housing and studio space. Artist responsible for travel, materials, and residency fee ($1,000/month). Financial aid packages available. FEE: $35. Katie Avery, Residency Director, Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St. Michael’s Dr., Santa Fe, NM  87505, (505) 424-5050, residencies@sfai.org, http://sfaiblog.org/residency/application/.Deadline: January 31, 2016

HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) 2015 (NYC, NY) - HERE has been one of New York’s most prolific producing organizations since 1993, and today, stands at the forefront of the city’s presenters of daring new hybrid art. We have a long history of supporting unique and innovative artists, ensuring them the opportunity to develop and perform original work as well as assist them in enhancing their skill in all areas of artistic work. Through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), artists are able to develop their work in a peer-based program designed to nurture new and unique work. Our community of mid-career resident artists meet monthly, show works-in-progress, develop workshop productions, and mount full-scale productions. HERE is currently accepting applications to HARP which commissions and develops new hybrid works over a 1- to 3-year period. For more information regarding the HERE Artist Residency Program and how to apply, please visit: http://here.org/programs/harp/. Deadline: February 3, 2016 by noon.

MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, New Hampshire) – Residencies of up to eight weeks (average stay is five weeks) providing artists with time and space to create lasting works of the imagination. Artists in the disciplines of Architecture, Film/Video Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, Literature, Music Composition, Theatre, and Visual Arts encouraged to apply. Artists collaborating on a project must submit individual application forms and appropriate work samples, but may submit a joint description of the work they intend to do at the Colony. In addition, you may submit an example of a collaborative work (either completed or a work in progress); specify workspace needs (i.e. separate studios). Submit application form (available on website), work sample, project description, and two references. Note: No e-mail applications. FEE: $30. The Admissions Coordinator, The MacDowell Colony, 100 High St., Peterborough, NH 03458, T: (603) 924-3886,admissions@macdowellcolony.org, www.macdowellcolony.org/apply.html. Receipt Deadline: January 15, 2016

Wildacres Retreat (Little Switzerland, NC) – Residencies of an average of 1 week for visual artists and writers of all types. Residency provides housing and meals; artist responsible for travel and materials. FEE: $20. Wildacres Retreat, PO Box 280, Little Switzerland, NC 28749, T: (828) 756-4573, FAX: (828) 756-4586, wildacres@wildacres.org, www.wildacres.org. Deadline: January 15, 2016

Bogliasco Foundation (Fall-Winter, 2014, Bogliasco, Italy) – Residencies of an average of 32 days for qualified persons engaged in advanced creative work or scholarly research in archaeology, architecture, classics, dance, film/video, history, landscape architecture, literature, music, philosophy, theatre, and visual arts. Residency provides housing, meals, and studios; artist responsible for travel, materials, and any additional living expenses. $30 FEE. Bogliasco Foundation, U.S. Office, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020-1903, T: (212) 713-7628, FAX: (212) 489-0787, info@bfny.org, http://www.bfny.org/. Deadline: January 15, 2016

Jentel Artist Residency (May 15-December 13, 2014, Banner, WY) – Residencies of an average of one month for visual artists and writers, including playwrights and screenwriters, who are 25 and older and live in the U.S. (citizenship not required). Organization provides housing, studio facilities, and a $400 stipend toward the cost of food and travel. Artists are responsible for travel, materials, and deposit ($100). Outreach opportunities are available, though not required. FEE: $23. Jentel Artist Residency, 130 Lower Piney Creek Rd., Banner, WY 82832, T: (307) 737-2311, FAX: (307) 737-2305, jentel@jentelarts.org, www.jentelarts.org. Deadline: January 15, 2016

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Amherst, VA) – Residencies for playwrights, screenwriters, performance artists, and video artists. Average stay is 4 weeks. Residents receive housing, all meals, and studios. Residents responsible for travel, materials, suggested contribution ($30/day), and deposit ($50). Occasional full funding available. See website for application. FEE: $40. Virginia Center for the Arts, 154 San Angelo Dr., Amherst, VA 24521, T: (434) 946-7236, FAX: (434) 946-7239, vcca@vcca.com, www.vcca.com. Deadline:January 15, 2016

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (Red Wing, MN) – Residencies of an average of 2-4 weeks for visual and performing artists, writers, and scholars of all kinds. Residency provides housing, meals, and studios; artist responsible for travel and materials. Special fellowships are available in July for emerging artists and writers from New York City or Minnesota; see website for details. Anderson Center at Tower View, PO Box 406, Red Wing, MN 55066, T: (651) 388-2009, FAX: (651) 388-5538, info@andersoncenter.org, www.andersoncenter.org. Deadline: February 1, 2016

Vermont Studio Center (Year-round, Johnson, VT) – Residencies of an average of 4-12 weeks for serious, emerging, or mid-career visual artists and writers of all types from all over the world. Residency provides housing, meals, and studios; artist responsible for travel and residency fee ($3,950/month; fellowships available; see website). Vermont Studio Center, 80 Pearl St., PO Box 613, Johnson, VT 05656, T: (802) 635-2727, FAX: (802) 635-2730,info@vermontstudiocenter.org, www.vermontstudiocenter.org. Deadline: February 15, 2016

Ragdale Foundation (June-December, 2014, Lake Forest, IL) – Residencies of either 18 or 25 for visual artists, musicians, writers, dancers, media artists, and choreographers. Organization provides housing, meals, and studio space; artist responsible for residency fee ($35/day), deposit ($100/two weeks), travel and materials. FEE: $40. Ragdale Foundation, 1260 N. Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045, T: (847) 234-1063, FAX: (847) 234-1063,info@ragdale.org, www.ragdale.org. Deadline: February 20, 2016

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