French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater

The French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater
2014 Grantees

We are very happy to announce the institutions selected as recipients of the 2014 FAFCT grants.

The French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater is a French and American grant program which seeks to foster new and innovative artistic collaborations in the field of theater in order to further intercultural discourse and exchange between France and the U.S. Created as an outgrowth of the former Etant-donnés, this program strives to support Franco-American contemporary playwrights, residences of directors and multidisciplinary theater projects exploring and reflecting the aesthetic diversity of today’s theater scene.

The 2014/2015 Grantees presenting a French Artist in the U.S. are:

Lark Play Development Center (New York, NY)
Presentation of the play Debacles by Marion Aubert at the HotInk Festival

The Vivian Beaumont Theater, Inc. (New York, NY)
French director Maelle Poesy at the 2014 Director’s Lab

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Festival Seuls en scène
Benjamin Lazare, Clement Hervieu-Leger, Loic Corbery, Audrey Bonnet, Daniel San Pedro, Arthur Nauzyciel, Xavier Gallais, Nicolas Bouchaud, Judith Henry, Nicolas Truong, Guillaume Ravoire.

Portland Institute of the Arts & On the Boards (Portland, OR & Seattle, WA)

Germinal by L’Amicale de Production - Halory Georger & Antoine Defoort

Théâtre de la Ville (Tour in the US: San Francisco, Ann Arbor, New York, Chicago)
Six Characters in Search of an Author by Pirandello, on tour in the U.S.
Emmanuel Demarcy Mota (Director)

New York Live Arts – NYLA (New York, NY)
Presentation of Kindertotenlieder
Gisèle Vienne

The 2014/2015 Grantees presenting an American Artist in France are:

Ecole de la Comédie de St. Etienne (St. Etienne, FR)
Residency of Alesha Harris (Author) and Rachel Park (Director)
Alesha Harris & Rachel Park

EPPGHV (Etablissement Public du Parc et de la Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, FR)
The Record by 600 Higwaymen’s (Michael Silverstone & Abigail Browde)

Théâtre de la Marionnette - Le Mouffetard (Paris, FR)
Dogugaeshi by Basil Twist