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ART THAT AWAKENS

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New Plays by Caribbean-American Writers

New Plays by Caribbean-American Writers

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Conch Shell Productions announcement:

2020 HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN AMERICAN WOMEN'S THEATER FESTIVAL  

Meet our featured playwrights

festival vendor proposals accepted now

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Hear Her Call 2020 - Be a part of the celebration

CONCH SHELL PRODUCTIONS

About Conch Shell Productions

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OUR MISSION

At Conch Shell Productions, our mission is to develop, workshop,  and produce new plays and screenplays by writers of Caribbean heritage living in America who have an expanded view of reality. The blowing of the conch signifies purification, unification, victory over suffering...the hearing of the divine word. We believe that art can and should provoke social change. We are interested in new works that - like the blowing of the conch shell –  inspire audiences to redefine their reality and to find news ways of thinking when presented with challenges. Our productions create an opportunity for diverse audiences to explore and celebrate the unique ethnic/cultural diversity of the 28 multi-lingual Caribbean cultures that have immigrated to the Americas. Browse our pages to learn about our previous productions and festivals, and learn how you can support our mission to  infuse a new Caribbean-American voice in the American theater and film industry.


Conch Shell Productions is a Queens, New York-based organization and a member of  the Alliance of Residence Theatres/NY. 


SUPPORT OUR MISSION BY DONATING TODAY  

Conch Shell Productions is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Conch Shell Productions must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” and are tax‐deductible to the extent permitted.  


Donors who prefer to mail their contribution are welcome to send a request for our mailing address to conchshellprod@gmail.com.

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Magaly Colimon-Christopher - Artistic Director/Founder

Magaly is a first-generation Haitian-American actress/playwright/ director/producer. She writes new works  from a viewpoint heavily influenced by the stories her family members shared about the complexities and wonders of Haitian culture and history.  She founded Conch Shell Productions to support/showcase new works by Caribbean-American artists who have an expanded view of reality and share her passion for innovative story telling.  


A native New Yorker, she received a B.A. from Columbia University, an MBA from Binghamton University, and an MFA from Yale School of Drama.

Audience Q&A

Take a moment to view an excerpt of the Q&A that followed the reading of Phanesia Pharel's play "Lucky."  

Press

Caribbean Life News Dec 2019

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Caribbean Life's continued support of Conch Shell Productions' HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN'S THEATER FESTIVAL is very much appreciated.  It's nationwide readership allows us to get our call for submissions out to millions of Caribbean-Americans.   

Broadway World 12/2019

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Thanks to BroadwayWorld for their December 8, 2019 article featuring Hear Her Call's festival submission update.

Broadway World 10/2019

Broadway World Oct 11, 2019 article about Conch Shell New Works Reading Series featured playwrights.

Oct 11, 2019 article about Conch Shell New Works Reading Series featured playwrights.

American Theater Magazine supports HEAR HER CALL 2019

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"NEW YORK CITY: Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced its support for the voices of Caribbean American women. Conch Shell Productions, in collaboration with Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College, will present the Hear Her Call festival (March 29) featuring plays by Caribbean American artists."

Caribbean Life Dec. 2018

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Thanks to Caribbean Life's support of Conch Shell Productions' first annual "Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women's Theater Festival" we received submissions from across the America's.

Carry On Friends Podcast Episode #108

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“We hyphenate our heritage not to separate but to celebrate.”

Check out a recent podcast interview between Conch Shell Productions' Founder/Artistic Director Magaly Colimon-Christopher and Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown, Founder of Carry on Friends.

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Press/Media Contact

Contact Magaly at conchshellprod@gmail.com

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You will receive our newsletters, updates from our founder (Magaly Colimon-Christopher), news about our upcoming events, and requests for your financial support for our productions and/or festivals.

Together, we will infuse a new voice in the American theater and film industry.

Fiscal Sponsor & Memberships

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