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BoxFest Detroit

  • Planet Ant Theater 2357 Caniff Street Hamtramck, MI, 48212 United States (map)
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Friday + Saturday | August 17 — 25 | Black Box Theater

BoxFest Detroit is an annual play festival that showcases local women-identifying theatre directors. It has served and continues to function as a springboard for many women and their directing careers. Directors who have participated in past festivals have gone on to pursue graduate studies at highly competitive universities, become directors at professional theatres, and form their own successful theatre and production companies. 

2018 Featured Directors:
Kaitlyn Valor Bourque
Charity Clark-Anderson
Mary Conley
Gabriella Csapo
Amanda Ewing
Rebecca Godwin
Callie McKee
Kez Settle
Frannie Shepherd-Bates
Michelle Studer
Megan Wright

Every year the winner of the audience-voted best director competition is awarded the opportunity to direct a show in Planet Ant's upcoming theatre season!

In 2017 BoxFest Detroit launched a mentorship program — a portion of the festival proceeds go to support at least one director's participation in this program.

NEW IN 2018: BoxFest Detroit has officially reached non-profit status! Help us continue to grow and support the aspiring female directors in our community; donate to our Indiegogo campaign today: