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Catholic Playwright

Virtual Performance Grant

Xavier Theatre & Film is currently accepting submissions

for a Catholic Playwright Virtual Performance Grant.  


Xavier Theatre & Film is accepting submissions for a Catholic Playwright Virtual Performance Grant. 


A $1500 grant will be given to an American Catholic playwright to support the development of a new play in progress culminating in a virtual performance.


Entries are due by March 15, 2021.  The grant winner will be announced on April 10, 2021.  A virtual performance of the play will be held within 2 months of receiving the grant.  A portion of the grant should be used for equitable stipends for director and actor.  Xavier Theatre may also able to provide limited production and publicity assistance.



Please submit your application and script here: Grant Submission Form

Submission Guidelines

  • Your play must not include material that you do not have permission to use.

  • Your play must not be previously published.

  • Your play must not have been previously produced.

  • Do not submit a play that is incomplete.

  • Plays may be submitted to other award programs simultaneously.

  • Plays must be full-length. This means more than 60 pages.


For questions contact Robert Choiniere at

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