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    STORIES: a debut album by Chrysanthe Tan

    I composed and recorded an album and would love your help putting the finishing touches on this labor of love.

    • 105% funded
    • $10,552 pledged
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    Chrysanthe is an incredible woman and talented composer and musician! Help her finish her album!

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    Butch: Not like the other girls by SD Holman

    Artist SD Holman’s photographic exploration of female masculinity: gallery show in Easthampton, MA + catalogue to enable future touring

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $12,238 pledged
    • Funded

    Check out this stunning examination of female masculinity in photography and support it.

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    Stop Telling Women to Smile: Around The Country by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

    STWTS is a traveling public art series that places portraits of women on outdoor walls to address gender based street harassment.

    Successful!
    • 230% funded
    • $34,559 pledged
    • Funded

    We know this is already funded, but it's still awesome and you should know about it.

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    INDEPENDENT WOMEN: a new devised play by ashley hollingshead

    INDEPENDENT WOMEN an experimental theatre piece that mashes up Rosie the Riveter with Beyonce.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $2,846 pledged
    • Funded

    Women talking about important things in new devised plays. We like it.

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    Ablution, a new film by Barani Parisa

    A brave new film exploring sexuality and spirituality under the veil of a conservative Muslim woman living in war-torn Iran.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $18,344 pledged
    • Funded

    Support this important film exploring the inner life of a conservative Muslim woman as she struggles to reconcile her sexuality and spirituality, which aims to combat Islamophobia and start conversation within Muslim and Middle Eastern communities.

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    keepingabreast by Jackie Rosenfeld by Cameran Hebb

    keepingabreast is a play that chronicles a young woman's humorous journey juggling breast cancer against society's expectations.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $7,825 pledged
    • Funded

    Support these women & breast cancer awareness!

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    Inspiring Girls: Stories of Accomplished Ethiopian Women by Mary-Jane Wagle

    A collection of stories and photographs of accomplished and inspiring Ethiopian women

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $44,475 pledged
    • Funded

    Help the stories of these women be heard!

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    ALL DAY by Liza Jessie Peterson

    All Day is a memoir of love and survival teaching incarcerated kids at Rikers Island. It's where The Wire meets Welcome Back Kotter.

    Successful!
    • 137% funded
    • $8,406 pledged
    • Funded

    Check out and support this important and very personal project by writer and performer Liza Jessie Peterson

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    First to Fall- Feature Length Documentary Film by Rachel Beth Anderson

    Two young Libyan rebels give up their comfortable, stable lives in Canada to join the fight to overthrow Gaddafi.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $28,222 pledged
    • Funded

    Support this incredible documentary film created by an amazing, brave woman: Rachel Beth Anderson! Produced by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage!

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    The 4th Annual Working Theater Directors Salon by Working Theater

    An annual week of events providing emerging NYC directors with opportunities to showcase their work and meet professionals in the field

    Successful!
    • 124% funded
    • $3,105 pledged
    • Funded

    Founded & run by WCS veteran director Nicole A. Watson & newcomer Dina Vovsi along with Luke Harlan! They create something unique and special every year - please support them!

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    TOUGH LOVE a documentary about the child welfare system by Stephanie

    TOUGH LOVE is a documentary film that explores the lives, homes and cases of families caught in the child welfare system.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $34,217 pledged
    • Funded

    Support this project and the brave women who are making it happen on both sides of the camera!

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    Launch Golden Thread's 2013 Fall Season by Golden Thread Productions

    Bring alive two fantastic plays by women playwrights, and the newest Golden Thread youth education presentation from Fairytale Players.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Help this wonderful Bay Area company reach their goal! Just 34 hours to go!

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    Claiming Our Voice - A Documentary Film by Jennifer Samuel / Fine Grain Films

    Female, immigrant domestic workers bring their stories of survival, empowerment and activism to center stage.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $19,343 pledged
    • Funded

    Important voices - help them be heard!

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    In This Together Media: Great Books About Real Girls by Carey Albertine and Saira Rao

    The world needs better stories for and about girls. We publish great books that feature bold, complex, interesting female characters.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $35,616 pledged
    • Funded

    We need more stories about strong, layered girls & women for our youth!

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    The Empowerment Project: a docu-series about women by Sarah Moshman & Dana Michelle Cook

    With an all female crew, we want to interview inspirational women across the US to create positive role models for women everywhere

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $28,590 pledged
    • Funded

    Women making documentaries about inspirational women. Featuring Jane Lynch. How could you not support this?

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    Sidewalk Sisters by Renee Floresca

    Sidewalk Sisters is a compilation of theatre, dance, poetry, rap and song.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $4,250 pledged
    • Funded

    Help this beautiful show happen in NYC!

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    Distribution of documentary WE WOMEN WARRIORS by Nicole Karsin

    WE WOMEN WARRIORS was completed thanks to numerous supporters. Now it's time to distribute this acclaimed doc for the world to see!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $10,176 pledged
    • Funded

    Help the voices of these Colombian warrior women be heard!

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    Emerging Women Live by Chantal Pierrat

    An in-person and live-streamed event to support the rise of feminine leadership and entrepreneurism in today's tech-savvy world.

    Successful!
    • 267% funded
    • $53,581 pledged
    • Funded

    This conference sounds pretty awesome - help them make it happen! More women in leadership!

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    Afghan Cycles by Sarah Menzies

    Afghan Cycles is a film about 12 brave women that dare to ride on the Women’s National Cycling Team of Afghanistan

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $13,395 pledged
    • Funded

    This film sounds incredible. Congratulations to Sarah and the team creating this wonderful work! We can't wait to see it!

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    "Eating Disorders on the Wire" Book and Musical Experience by Personal Bias Records and Jenn Friedman

    This metaphorical journey through an eating disorder allows the reader/listener to engage with the author's experiences.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $2,920 pledged
    • Funded

    Great project for a GREAT cause!

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    All Girls by Anne Louise Marquis

    All Girls is a hyper real, sometimes surreal play about three teenage girls and one colossally scary mother. Things happen. Come see.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $5,412 pledged
    • Funded

    We're big fans of Anna Greenfield and Lee Sunday Evans! Support their work!

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    All-Female HAMLET for L.A. Women's Shakespeare Company by Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company

    Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company celebrates 20 years of excellent all-female multi-cultural Shakespeare by presenting HAMLET!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $10,615 pledged
    • Funded

    They already reached their goal but we think this project is awesome! If you're in LA, check it out!

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    The Ovarian Psycos - A Documentary Film by Kate Trumbull & Joanna Sokolowski

    In East Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos are not only a bike crew, they are a new generation of women of color building a movement.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $12,823 pledged
    • Funded

    In their own words, "a new generation of women of color building a movement." Support the work of these awesome women and help document their story!

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    A Comic Book to Fight Human Trafficking in Mexico EVELINA by Cause Vision

    "Evelina" is a manga-style comic book created for teen girls in Mexico, to warn them about the dangers of human trafficking.

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $3,952 pledged
    • Funded

    Help educate young women about human trafficking through comic book distribution! This is an innovative and potentially life-changing project for many young women!

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    Poetic License 2013 by Alex Mallory

    2nd annual festival of new poetic theater featuring plays & poetry by 20 of the most diverse, exciting voices from across the country.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $4,000 pledged
    • Funded

    Help support the continued work of WCS artists Caroline Rothstein, Eboni Hogan and viBe Theater Experience and more phenomenal women artists in this festival of new poetic theater from our friends at Poetic Theater Productions!

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    She's Beautiful When She's Angry by Mary Dore & Nancy Kennedy

    The first documentary feature to tell the story of the birth of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960’s.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $81,549 pledged
    • Funded

    The first feature documentary about the birth of Women's Lib? Let's make it happen!

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    Restored Voice: Stories & Photos from Tibetan Refugee Women by Olivia Engel

    A book that shares the voices and photography of silenced women - their protests for liberty, daring escapes, and - finally - freedom.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $5,845 pledged
    • Funded

    Help these brave and beautiful Tibetan refugee women reach their goal!

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    Beyond Borders: Linking Our Stories by Milena

    Bringing together women across the closed Turkish-Armenian border to build solidarity and peace through storytelling.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $6,776 pledged
    • Funded

    Support these incredible Turkish and Armenian women finding ways to share their stories and build community across borders and struggles.

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    Waterwell's New Works Lab @ PPAS by Waterwell

    Waterwell & PPAS are thrilled to announce its third year playwright, A. REY PAMATMAT.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $8,000 pledged
    • Funded

    A fabulous NYC theater education program - help these NYC kids put up a new show written just for them by PONY Fellowship winner A. Rey Pamatmat!

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    Queens: A Documentary by Eleonore Hamelin & Kiran Alvi

    Three senior women rehearse for a NYC pageant in this film exploring beauty, aging and loneliness.

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $6,603 pledged
    • Funded

    These lovely senior ladies are so close to their goal - watch this heartwarming video and help bring this film to the screen!

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    Woman Made Gallery Presents: 20 Neighborhoods by Ruby Thorkelson

    An exhibition based on Chicago women’s experiences and aspirations for their homes, families, neighborhoods, communities, and city.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $3,619 pledged
    • Funded

    We love everything about this project. Stories, art and empowerment created by women to focus on a community - this is what Women Center Stage stands for!

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    Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival - 20th Anniversary! by LAWTF

    LAWTF brings 4 days of a diverse line-up of stunning solo artists. Join us and take credit for making our 20th a week-end to remember!

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $11,786 pledged
    • Funded

    Two hours to go - they've reached their goal but there's still time to donate! We're thrilled to support companion women's theater festivals across the country!

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    New Touring Version of Cafe Variations by SITI Company

    SITI Company is creating a tourable version of Cafe Variations – a compact, high-quality, six person play with music by the Gershwins.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $10,045 pledged
    • Funded

    The newest piece from one of the most innovative and exciting theater companies, directors and playwrights in the country - help them travel the country!

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    Say You Heard My Echo @ NYC's Locating the Sacred Festival! by Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

    Spoken Word Theater Exploring Asian Am. Women's Lives In Post-9/11 NYC In Conversation With Mary Magdalene, Guan Yin, & Aisha

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $8,326 pledged
    • Funded

    Kelly is an incredible writer & performer creating powerful work about Asian American women. We can't wait to see this show!

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    home/sick 2012 by The Assembly

    The Assembly's critically acclaimed play home/sick is returning for a run in July, presented as part of the undergroundzero festival

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $2,042 pledged
    • Funded

    We. love. this. play. Directed by WCS alum Jess Chayes, home/sick is a whip-smart play about the rise and fall of the notorious Weather Underground, that asks difficult questions about political idealism, radicalism, and changing the world.

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    Voices of Strength U.S. Tour: 4 Works, 13 People, 6 cities by MAPP International Productions

    VOICES OF STRENGTH is the U.S. debut tour of new contemporary dance and theater by women from across Africa.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $12,350 pledged
    • Funded

    We're saving the date for this ambitious touring festival of incredible work by women artists from Africa.

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    The Muslims Are Coming! by Negin

    THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! follows a band of Muslim-American comedians on a standup tour across the US. You will laugh at these Muzzies!

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $47,356 pledged
    • Funded

    WCS alum and hilarious woman Negin Farsad is making a movie. Combating negative stereotypes while also making people pee their pants? Genius.

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    The 3rd Annual Working Theater Directors Salon by Working Theater

    Now in our 3rd year, the Working Theater Directors Salon gives emerging NYC directors a chance to showcase their work.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $3,050 pledged
    • Funded

    WCS alum Nicole Watson is one of the organizers of this salon for emerging directors--which also features a number of great women playwrights, directors, and producers.

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    Flat Track Around the World by Cynthia J. Lopez

    A documentary about the transformational power of roller derby in women's lives around the globe.

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $9,243 pledged
    • Funded

    We don't know a lot about derby, but this film could certainly teach us. Women's empowerment through contact sports. We like.

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    The Annual Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival by Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival

    Each year an elite group of female artists from around the world are selected to exhibit work, teach, and perform.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $6,146 pledged
    • Funded

    We are loving the shared mission of this Festival and ours. Looking forward to checking this out this summer!

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    Wind Playground by Maia Anthea Marinelli

    Wind Playground is a “Venturi effect” on a party dress. Visitors play with and understand wind by being blown away by the wind.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $25,253 pledged
    • Funded

    We love the mix of science, sculpture, and whimsy behind this campaign to travel a sail-inspired, wind-tunnel playground from NYC to Burning Man to San Fran.

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    San Francisco International Women's Film Festival 2012 by Scarlett Shepard

    The San Francisco International Women's Film Festival has a long history of showcasing and celebrating the voices of women worldwide.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $5,102 pledged
    • Funded

    Another festival of work celebrating and amplifying women's voices on the other coast - how could we not? Please support!

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    Shell Game: An Art Show About the Financial Meltdown by Molly Crabapple

    For Shell Game, I'll create 9 giant paintings about the world financial meltdown, then have a gallery show in a faux gambling parlor

    Successful!
    • 215% funded
    • $64,799 pledged
    • Funded

    We love women making BIG art on BIG issues in NYC. Support this artist!

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    Song from the Uproar: recording a new opera by Missy Mazzoli by Missy Mazzoli

    We're about to enter the studio to record Song from the Uproar, a new opera by Missy Mazzoli. Help us make this happen!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $7,968 pledged
    • Funded

    We are fascinated by the story of Isabelle Eberhardt and excited to see the incredible talent of composer Missy Mazzoli and the other powerful women artists involved in this new multi-media opera.

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    DEJANDO HUELLAS (Traces): A Flamenco show by Leilah Broukhim

    US Premiere: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 @92Y in NYC (Flamenco Festival USA)

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $10,123 pledged
    • Funded

    We're captivated by this exploration of heritage and identity told through the staccato steps and intense passion of flamenco.

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    The Adventures of Two Female Street Artists in South America by rachel cassandra

    We are two women street artists traveling to South America to document female street artists there through photography and interviews.

    Successful!
    • 175% funded
    • $4,726 pledged
    • Funded

    These courageous women are seeking to document the stories of female street artists in South America. We are super inspired!

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    WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan & Kelcey Edwards

    Traces the birth and evolution of Wonder Woman and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real life superheroines.

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $20,876 pledged
    • Funded

    We can't wait to see this exciting documentary examining representations of powerful women through the history.

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    SHE'BALTIMORE by She'Baltimore

    She'Baltimore is new play about domestic violence within the LGBT community set in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $3,465 pledged
    • Funded

    We are huge fans of WCS alum & 2012 Directors' Weekend participant Ira Kip, who has created an incredible project currently playing at the Loft Theatre in Baltimore.

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    LADY GOT CHOPS Women's Month Music Festival Gala by Kim Clarke

    Continuing the legacy of Cobi Narita, Wendy Oxenhorn and the JazzSpot in support of Women in Jazz

    Successful!
    • 156% funded
    • $1,563 pledged
    • Funded

    We aren't the only organization celebrating women artists in March! Check out this great festival honoring and supporting women jazz artists!

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    2012 Women Center Stage Festival by Culture Project

    The Women Center Stage Festival provides the three things that struggling artists need most: Space, Money, and Recognition.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $11,100 pledged
    • Funded

    That's us! Thanks to Kickstarter, we raised over $11,000 for our 2012 Festival. Come check us out, starting March 8 in NYC!

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    Revolution Ride: The Story Bicycle Tour by Monica Hunken

    Send Monica round the world: performing, teaching, documenting revolutions & researching how countries are adapting to global warming.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $6,862 pledged
    • Funded

    WCS 2011 artist Monica Hunken traveled by bicycle around Europe and the Middle East to research her next play.