Grid of Groundswell participants. Starting at top left corner, going clockwise: Rachel Mutombo, Pesch Nepoose, Phoebe Tsang, Shelley Hobbs, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, Erum Khan, Bilal Baig.

The Groundswell Festival and More!

From November 10-20 our Groundswell Festival goes digital, offering an invitation inside the creative process with readings of brand new works from our Write From The Hip playwright’s unit, led by Program Director Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, as well as opportunities to gather for provocative conversations and workshops. This season’s festival, designed for Zoom by Michelle Tracey, will share new plays and conversations from Bilal BaigShelley M. HobbsErum KhanRachel MutomboPesch Nepoose and Phoebe Tsang, public conversations with Deaf-led collective SPiLL.PROpagation and national arts advocacy collective AD HOC Assembly, as well as free professional development opportunities for playwrights and artists – including a grant workshop with Natalie Liconti and Naz Afsahi.

Please click here to view our Social Distancing Care Package for week thirty-three.

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