The Davey Foundation Theatre Grant
in partnership with
Salt Lake Acting Company
We are proud to partner with Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) for the fourth year to offer a playwright 35 years of age or younger a grant for a week-long rehearsal and development process of a new work, culminating in a public staged reading at SLAC.
Applications and scripts will be accepted from January 8, 2018 through February 26, 2018. A selection committee consisting of playwrights, producers, directors, and young theatre artists will judge the submissions, selecting a winner by May 1, 2018.
The selected playwright will have his or her travel and accommodations for a week in Salt Lake City paid for, as well as a week of workshops and rehearsals with a professional director, cast, and creative team at SLAC, a not-for-profit theatre company that has developed and produced new work for 47 years. A staged reading of the selected work will take place Monday, July 16, 2018 at SLAC and will be free and open to the public.
In summary, the grant provides:
- Travel and accommodations to Salt Lake City
- A weeklong workshop with a professional director and company of actors
- A staged reading and post-play discussion at SLAC – free and open to the public
2017 – Rae Binstock for her play LAND OF NO MERCY. Read more about her here.
Finalists: KINGS OF AMERICA by Sean Patrick Nill and THE ROOM WHERE I WAS HELD by David Zax.
2016 – Brynne Frauenhoffer for her play SYNCHRONICITY. Read more about her here.
Finalists: CHILL by Eleanor Burgess, SINNER-MAN by Liz Maestri, and PASSING TIME IN ANIMAL TOWN by Ryan Oliveira.
2015 – Katherine Vondy for her play THE FERMI PARADOX. Read about her here.
For more information about this grant, contact Shannon Musgrave, Associate Artistic Director for SLAC at 801-363-7522.