upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Shreshth Khilani


Shreshth is a writer, director, and performer from Calcutta. They are interested in telling real stories of love, distance, illness, and food through a magical and dreamy lens. In 2018, after graduating from the Headlong Performance Institute, they created and performed in Table on Table on Table, a radio narrative about immigration and queerness set to a modern dance performance in an attic space. This September, they mounted CHEZ VOUS!, a live cooking show shot in strangers’ apartments featured in the 2018 Digital Fringe Festival. 

Their Leeway project, Immigrant Kitchen, is an 8-person in-kitchen performance which creates a space of safety and intimacy for queer and other marginalized people to feel welcome, heard, and fed metaphorically, and literally––with a communal Sindhi meal, featuring kookum kadhi, kulcha, and a puffed-rice salad.


Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant (ACG) 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
03/2712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding Taxes for Artists

Leeway is partnering with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and Vision Driven Artists for three sessions designed to help artists understand tax season!

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03/276:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Infosession at Taller Puertorriqueño

Learn more about our grant programs and application process at this information session!

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