upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

JD Stokely

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JD Stokely is a trickster-in-training who devises, facilitates and curates performances around nostalgia, Queerness, the Black body, and home. Stokely graduated from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2014, with an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice. They recently completed a season-long apprenticeship at the Arden Theatre Company in June 2016. Stokely has performed work locally and internationally. Most recently, they presented their latest research, "Autoethnography as Hiraeth", at the LGBTQ ALMS Conference in London, UK.  Stokely is a co-founder of SUPER|object, a Queer curating collective for emerging artists, and  A Collective Apparition, a group of LGBTQ Black artists whose art is "rooted in the past, but poised on the crux of the present & future."


Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 03/01
Upcoming events
04/301:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Facebook LIVE Info Session

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 us on Facebook LIVE and get your questions answered.​

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05/082:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Applicant Support Session at William Way LGBT Community Center

Applicant support sessions are an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Leeway representative and get direct feedback on your application. Drop-in sessions are held from 2:00pm and 7:00pm. No appointment necessary. 

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