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About Artemis Montague

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Artemis Montague (they/them) is a Black mixed-race genderqueer singer-songwriter with co-occurring disabilities. She Sings Me Home, their full-length Black-, trans-, and queer-led musical - written in in the styles of the Black American canon - has been performed at the REACH at the Kennedy Center as a Page to Stage Resident with Ally Theatre Company; the Green Room 42 in NYC as a concert, and at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, MD as an Equity workshop.

 

Recently, Montague was awarded a 2024 MacDowell Fellowship for Theatre. They were a Lyricist in 2022 in a cohort of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in NYC. They were a Finalist for the 2022 Write Out Loud Contest for their song, “friend"; received an Audiofemme Agenda Grant in May 2023 to record an EP of original music; and awarded a National Disability Theatre Artist Grant. They have another 2 musicals in-progress, Rhapsody in Sunflower Yellow and How Baby and the Ancestors Attempted A Revolution; 150+ songs; and 2 work-in-progress film scripts.

 

Montague is also the IIDEAA Board Chair for TEMPO (Trans Expansive Music Professional Organization) and a NYCLU Artist Ambassador since early 2023.

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