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2023 FACE Contemporary Theater Grantees Announced

Anima - Noémie Goudal and Maëlle Poésy © Christophe Raynaud de Lage

Villa Albertine and FACE Foundation are pleased to announce the grantees for the 2023 application cycle of the FACE Contemporary Theater program.

FACE Contemporary Theater fosters innovative artistic collaborations in theater, contemporary circus, puppetry, and street theater, allocating grants to French or American nonprofit institutions and creators from France, the African continent, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Grants support the development and/or the presentation of new work.

This year, $118,000 were allocated to 10 projects as follows :

  • Henri VIII (Saint-Saëns) – Stage Director Jean-Romain Vesperini

Fisher Center at Bard College

July 2023

  • Augustine machine ou encore une nuit d’insomnie – Marie Darrieussecq and CNSAD, Paris

California Institute of the Arts

August – September 2023

  • Fa – Amoukanama Circus

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August  2023

  • Anima – Noémie Goudal & Maëlle Poésy, Théâtre Dijon-Bourgogne (CDN)

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August – September 2023

  • U.S. tour of Exit – Cirque Inextremiste

ArtPark & Company, Lewinston, NY / Rochester Fringe Festival, Rochester, NY

August – September 2023

  •  Les possédés d’Illfurth with Lionel Lingelser /  Soeurs  written by Penda Diouf, Marie Bachelot Nguyen and Karima El Kharraze at Seuls en Scène, Princeton French Theater Festival 2023

Seuls en Scène, Princeton French Theater Festival, Princeton University

September – October 2023

  • U.S Tour of Portrait de Ludmilla en Nina Simone – David Lescot and Ludmilla Dabo

Compagnie du Kairos – David Lescot

U.S Tour:  Princeton University-Seuls en scène Festival, NJ; Maison française, Washington, DC; MIFA, Holyoke, MA; and Chopin Theater, Chicago, IL

September 2023

  • Mailles – Dorothée Munyaneza

California Institute of the Arts – REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater)

November 2023

  • Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge – Elevator Repair Services (ERS) at Festival d’Avignon-IN

Elevator Repair Service Theater, Inc.

July 2023

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