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2022 Call for Proposals

KEAKA Hawaiian Language Theatre Festival is inviting proposals in collaborative playwriting:
Proposals should pair a fluent Hawaiian language speaker with an experienced playwright, to work together to write a new work of theatre during the upcoming year, with the expectation that the new work will be ready for production the following year, able to be shared in KEAKAfest 2024.

To submit a proposal, send an email to KEAKAfest@gmail.com by 7/31/22 with the following information:

  • Name & describe Hawaiian language background of the fluent Hawaiian language speaker (+ attach resume)

  • Name & describe playwriting background of the experienced playwright (+ attach resume)

  • A brief outline (1 paragraph to 1 page) describing the intended script


Accepted proposals will be notified by 8/31/22. Collaborators will have until 6/1/23 to complete their script.

Successful proposal/projects will receive:

  • $1,000 for a One-Act play (minimum 30 minutes in length)

  • $2,000 for a Full-length play (minimum 75 minutes in length)

(Payable upon receipt of completed script by June 1, 2023; award to be equally divided between the two collaborators.)

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