Dear friends,

the short-film to the new production # FRIENDSHIP can now be seen at

Best greetings
Gilla Cremer

PRESS: Powerful images with three ladders and a rope

interview with Julia Varley

Reconstruction Women’s fund announces the interview with Julia Varley:

Solidarity is a way of standing beside another person, to exchange, give and receive.

Performance Research Vol. 22, No. 4 (August 2017)

‘On the Maternal’

Proposal Deadline: Monday 19 September 2016

Issue Editors: Lena Šimić and Emily Underwood-Lee

to Continue Theatre Development in Myanmar

Bond Street Theatre Awarded Global Connections Grant from TCG to Continue Theatre Development in Myanmar

Margaret Cameron's posthumously published book "I Shudder to Think: performance as philosophy" has been reviewed in RealTime Arts (June-July 2016) by Keith Gallasch:

2016 ICWP 50/50 Applause Award

In celebration of women playwrights worldwide, the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) is accepting nominations for the 50/50 Applause Award for the 2015/16 theatrical season (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016) at The nomination window closes May 20, 2016.

The following are highlights of the eligibility requirements.

Deadline for Applications - 30th April 2016

The India Theatre Programme
2nd July - 31st July 2016
Pondicherry, India.

Nominations Opening Soon: 2016 ICWP 50/50 Applause Award for Theatre Gender Parity Around the Globe

The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) is proud to sponsor the fifth annual 50/50 Applause Award, celebrating theatres which achieved gender parity among their produced playwrights in a given theatre season. The nomination window for the 2015/16 season is about to open!

Dear WPI Member,
Finally, here is our newsletter #1 for 2016!
As always, please feel free to share with your colleagues and friends.
Women Playwrights International Conference 2015
Cape Town, South Africa

A book documenting the first Tantidhatri festival, held in 2012, was launched at this year's Tantidhatri festival in Bengaluru.

The book gathers photographs, essays, interviews and drawings that document Tantidhatri One, a festival of women's performance organised by Parvathy Baul and held in Pondicherry and Auroville, India, in March 2012.