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Obsidian’s Playwrights Unit is a venue for exploration, vision and freedom from the constraints of community or self-censorship.

We believe that Black stories are and should be about anything we put our vision to. The Obsidian Playwrights Unit will take Black Identified artists from diverse levels of experience, with an emphasis of exploration and the creation of new material.

The Playwrights Unit runs from September 2015 to June 2016

What We Look For

  • Playwrights and Theatre Creators
  • Diverse Level of Experience, from Emerging to Established Artists
  • Identify as a member of the African Diaspora

How to Apply
Please send a single, PDF Document including the following:

  • A Letter of Introduction
  • A Theatre Resume
  • A maximum of 15 Pages of a script excerpt or writing sample

Obsidian is only accepting .PDF Document Submissions Submissions can be emailed to by MONDAY JUNE 1, 2015 at Midnight

Frequently Asked Questions and more here

Any questions? Contact Mel Hague, Play Development Coordinator

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