Reimagining the Village


Project Description: Reimagining the Village is a site-specific playwriting course to create a walking theatre tour and activate public space in the Cascade Village neighborhood. The paid course will teach writers from the neighborhood to create plays for public areas and will end with those plays being produced as a mobile, site-specific theatre show. All writers will be rewarded a $400 stipend for commission.*

Who Should Apply? Writers who live in Cascade Valley and are interested in new, innovative ways to active public space and shape the narrative of their neighborhood.


  • Must be a resident of Cascade Valley
  • Must be available for course gatherings once a week from October 2018-February 2019 (NOTE: Classes will last up to 3 hours)
  • Participants do not need prior playwriting experience

Not sure if you’re a resident of the Cascade Valley neighborhood? No problem! Check out this convenient Akron City map HERE

Application Due Date: September 21, 2018

Class dates: October 2018-February 2019

Interested? Apply Here!

Questions? Contact us! 

*Stipends available in full upon completion of course. 


In June 2018, the Chameleon Village Theatre Collective was provided funding by 8 80 Cities through the Emerging City Champions initiative.

Emerging City Champions is a fellowship program for young civic innovators with bold ideas to enhance public spaces, mobility and civic engagement.


Thank you so much to our sponsors, partner organizations and those who have helped us thus far!



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