International Theatermakers Award
The Playwrights Realm
New York, NY 10018
Up to five winners are awarded no-cost legal assistance in petitioning an O-1(b) visa, which is granted to recognized international artists who wish to work in their field in the US.
Applicants will be scored on the following criteria:
Artistic Merit: Recognized excellence of the artist’s past work around the world, including but not limited to the United States.
Artistic Promise: Expectation of the artist to continue to produce work of exceptional merit.
Contribution: Contribution to the field including creative work and leadership which expands the artists represented in American theater, especially supporting historically underrepresented and/or underprivileged voices.