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Athena Project Announces the 6th Annual Athena Project Arts Festival, March 3-31, 2018 Theatre, dance and music highlighting the artistic contributions of women and girls. For immediate release, Denver, CO, November 10, 2017 — March ushers in a month long celebration of women in the arts during the 6th Annual Athena Project Arts Festival from…

Plays In Progress is a unique program fostering new works by women playwrights. Each Spring playwrights are invited to submit previously unproduced plays which are read and scored by a team of readers.  One hundred and fifty plays were submitted from across the country. We are pleased to announce five winning scripts and playwrights.  The…

Women hold a higher number of leadership positions in theatres in the Rocky Mountain West when compared to overall theatres across the US. Gender parity continues to be a significant issue across all social and economic sectors including the arts. Over the past several years multiple studies have been published examining the roles and participation…

Athena Project’s first annual Status of Women in Theatre in the Rocky Mountain Region survey found that people of color, and women of color in particular, are drastically underrepresented in both playwriting and positions of leadership. Overall the Athena Project survey findings for the production of female playwrights across the Rocky Mountain Region falls in…

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