The Kahani-Griot Theatre Intensive is a 12-day acting and writing summer intensive from June 15-June 26, 2018 specifically for undergraduate students who self-identify as actors and writers of color. This intensive will accept 25-30 students  who will all explore four components of theatre training:

  1. Writing for Performance

  2. Ethnically/Racially specific Scene Study

  3. Devised Performance

  4. Theatre History; specifically focused on issues of race and/or traditionally under represented groups/communities in American Theatre.  

The cost of the intensive is inclusive of housing and meals. Students will live together, eat together, take class together and then perform together as a part of the complete theatre ensemble experience. The faculty of this intensive will also be professors who self-identify as artists and educators of color and/or specialize in issues of race and/or traditionally underrepresented groups/communities in American Theatre.

The 2018 Intensive runs from June 15th - 26th, 2018 on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg PA. Travel is not included in the cost of the intensive. The tuition for the intensive is $2650. If you are interested in receiving college credit please email us for further detail. The price for receiving college credit is in addition to the cost of the tuition for the intensive.

To apply for this program, fill out the form below. In addition, please submit a 3-5 page statement on why you are interested in the Kahani-Griot Intensive, a resume and headshot (or current photograph), 1-3 samples of your writing and/or 1-3 uploaded videos of your performance work (could be a link.)