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FACE Contemporary Theater

      FACE Contemporary Theater, a French-American grant program, is dedicated to fostering innovative artistic collaborations in the field of theater and to contributing to the dynamism of intercultural dialogue and exchange between France and the U.S.

      FACE Contemporary Theater is an initiative of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, the Institut français - Paris, in partnership with FACE Foundation. The program receives public funding from Institut français -Paris, the French Ministry of Culture, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and private funding from The Florence Gould Foundation, and The Ford Foundation.

      FACE Contemporary Theater supports: 
      -production of contemporary playwrights 
      -residencies of directors and performers 
      -presentation and touring of French productions in the U.S. 

      The program supports projects in the field of Contemporary Theater, including text-based and multidisciplinary productions, young audiences productions, contemporary circus, puppetry, and street theater. 

      In 2020-2022, special attention is given to projects in public space with solid commitment towards communities. see more details about Performing Arts and Street Theater  in Public Spaces here 

      For more details on FACE Contemporary Theater, please visit FACE Foundation