CALL FOR ENTRIES| Play-writing Africa Festival

© Arterial Network
Genre : Calls for papers
Contact details KUENDA Productions
Principal country concerned : Column : Theater
Release/publication date : 2014
Published on : 22/08/2014
Source : Arterial Network Kenya

"Playwriting.Africa.2015": Call for playwrights!

Call by KUENDA productions (Germany / Uganda / Zimbabwe) and JOANNA EVANS (South Africa)

A call for African playwrights to submit scripts for the 'Playwriting.Africa.Festival' in Germany, curated by Kuenda Productions and Joanna Evans.

The three selected plays could receive a scenic reading at a German theatre, translation into German, and might be published by a German publisher. Authors could be invited to attend the readings in Munich.


Please email a word document of the script, accompanied by a press release about the show, and the following information about the author: name, age, country of origin, some biographical information, contact details.

Scripts should be emailed to

Deadline: 28th August 2014

Applicants will be noted of selection by the end of September.

Selection Criteria:

Looking for African playwrights, writing in Spanish, English, French, German or Portuguese. Specific interest lies in a contemporary African socio-political perspective. Plays must not have been published yet, but ideally should have had at least one professional performance.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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