I propose to adapt my full-length stage play “Hairy & Sherri” into a feature screenplay. Funds from this grant will support equipment upgrades, a self-guided development process that will incorporate strategies from my experience as a theatre artist (including one public-facing salon event), and submission fees to help promote my work.
Adrienne Dawes is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and teaching artist originally from Austin, TX. Her plays have been developed/ produced by Salt Lake Acting Company, Salvage Vanguard Theater, New Harmony Project, The Fire This Time Festival, Stages Repertory Theatre, National Black Theatre, and English Theatre Berlin, among others. Adrienne received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and studied sketch & improv at the Second City Training Center. Recent honors include: Walter E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and Alice Judson Hayes Fellow at Ragdale Foundation.
Adrienne recently staffed on an upcoming Hulu/ABC Signature limited series (EP: Ellen Pompeo).