upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2017

Jennifer Kidwell

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Jennifer Kidwell is a performing artist. Recent projects: Underground Railroad Game co-created/performed with Scott Sheppard (FringeArts 2015 & 2016, NYC Premiere Ars Nova 2016), Bessie award winning I Understand Everything Better (David Neumann/advanced beginner group), Antigone (The Wilma Theater), I Promised Myself to Live Faster and 99 Break-Ups (Pig Iron Theatre Company), -as the controversial artist Donelle Woolford- Dick’s Last Stand (Whitney Biennial 2014) and Zinnias: the Life of Clementine Hunter (Robert Wilson/Toshi Reagon/Bernice Johnson Reagon). As well as productions with Orbiter 3, The Bearded Ladies and 600 Highwaymen. Upcoming: Those With Two Clocks, a drag quartet. She is a proud co-founder of JACK (Brooklyn) and co-artistic director of Philadelphia theater company Lightning Rod Special

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
07/1211:00 am - 1:00 pm

Grant Information Session in Center City

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join past recipients as they share their experience of applying and Leeway staff members as they share best practices on how to prepare your application for the 2017 grants.

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07/192:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session in Germantown

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative to get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions do not require an appointment and will be held from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

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