We're thrilled to be reopening the studio and collaborating with Marquee Comedy, SuperHappy Productions and renowned comedian Ritch Shydner for The Summer of Funny, three months of almost constant comedy. Because who doesn't need some good laughs right about now?
Here are the 2021 Rising Artists Playwriting Competition Winners! Hallmark by Emily Breeze Fat Muslim Girls by Ken Kaissar Zora and Zelda: The Harlem Renaissance ConfrontsThe Great Gatsby by Chalmers
Staged readings of the winning plays for 2021 AND 2020 will be presented in November. Details coming soon.
Black Lives Matter
We at Attic Salt Theatre Company stand by the principles of and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As an organization, we value the talents and knowledge base of the POC actors, teachers and administrators that we’ve called colleagues and friends over the past two decades. We’re proud the decades of work we’ve done teaching students in communities of color, and the relationships we developed with The Partnership for Inner-City Schools over our many years working in New York City.
As we move forward in our current hometown of Asheville, a city still struggling with it’s racial identity and problems, we will continue to evaluate our programs and practices to ensure we our doing our best to be a thoughtful and equitable member of the Asheville theater community. We will continue to find ways to make the arts accessible to audiences, artists and educators of all colors, classes and gender identities.
Thank you to the North Carolina Arts Council and the AshevilleArts Council for granting us funds to bring our residency programs to local elementary and middle schools during the 2019-2020 school year!
You Can Support the Work We Do
We run on tax-deductible donations from people like you! Thank you for your support that us to continue to bring theater to WNC.