upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2018

Angie Arahood

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2010 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

Angie will create a traveling puppet show exploring their identity and the idea of home. Growing up queer and poor in rural Kentucky, Angie felt that they were pushing up against many negative stereotypes and took little pride in where they came from. An eventual move to Philadelphia put them on a path of self-discovery that helped them recognize how much the idea of pride in one’s home or community must first come from within. Not only are we shaped by our communities, but we have the potential to shape them as well. Through this performance, Angie hopes to inspire the audience to delve within themselves and connect with who they are as individuals as well as have the courage to realize their own potential and happiness. Angie believes that we can only be vital parts of our communities if we embrace all of the of pieces of ourselves and hopes that through puppetry, they can inspire a shift of consciousness within their community through reconnecting with our roots.

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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
06/111:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grant Info Session in West Chester

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 for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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What is an invisible disability? Do you have one, the person sitting next to you? The Hidden Disabilities Project will be Power Street Theatre Company’s next foray into experimental theatre making. With this new and exciting piece created by the only Women of Color led theatre company in Philadelphia, take an immersive journey exploring the gray areas of having an invisible disability in a black and white world.

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