Bridge Initiative Accepting Submissions for Bechdel Test Fest

The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre is partnering with Tempe Center for the Arts for our Bechdel Test Fest, September 9th & 10th. We are actively soliciting work from Arizona writers and filmmakers to feature, and hope to also have live music, an audition workshop, talkbacks, panel discussions, as well as workshops for children on site. More info TBA, but mark your calendars! For information about writing submissions, check out this article on

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We have an opportunity to work with the Kerr Cultural Center in Scottsdale for a monthly play reading and music series, beginning in October. They have given us a remarkable deal and we are eager to capitalize on it. If you are interested in sponsoring or co-sponsoring the series, please contact Brenda & Tracy at

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The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre aims to incubate and celebrate female theatre artists, bridging the divide between academia and the professional world, with an emphasis on developing new work by female writers and presenting Southwestern premieres.

The Bridge Initiative project was started in part through support from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, whose mission is to create opportunities for all Arizonans to participate in and experience the arts.

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