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This year Planet Connections will honor Catherine Filloux, Playwright of Kidnap Road with the Planet Activist Award. Ms Filloux will be presented with this award due to her long career as an activist artist in the theater community. Planet Connections
Distinguished Speaker, Monmouth University, School of Social Work 40th Anniversary, West Long Branch, New Jersey "The Theatre of Human Rights"
Commission as librettist for composer Olga Neuwirth's opera ORLANDO for the Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna State Opera, based on the novel by Virginia Woolf. Libretto for New Opera, 2019 Season
Play Commission for Book Wings Iraq 2014 MOCK COURT
LMCC The Fund for Creative Communities Grant, with Settlement Housing Fund SELMA '65
LMCC Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant SELMA '65
Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Grant, with Still Waters in a Storm SELMA '65
Ethelwyn Doolittle Justice and Outreach Committee grant To support Catherine’s new play Selma '65 premiering at La MaMa in New York City, in September - October 2014.
Manhattan Community Arts Fund grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
The Fund for Creative Communities grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and NYSCA, New York, NY LUZ
Local Arts Support, Brooklyn Arts Council/NYSCA, Brooklyn, NY LUZ at Still Waters in a Storm, Bushwick, Brooklyn
Honorary Jury, Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance, The Third Biennial William Saroyan Prize for Playwriting, Pasadena, CA
Ongoing - Resident Artist, La MaMa, New York, NY
Lambent Foundation grant, Tides Center, New York, NY LUZ
Henry Smith Artist in Residence Programme in Belfast’s Woodvale Cambrai Community Centre and Holy Cross/Wheatfield Primary Schools, The Playhouse Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland – To work as an artist-in-residence with communities in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Voice Award for Artistic Works (Voices of Women) For Filloux’s body of work as a playwright on human rights
San Diego Magazine coverage
LMCC Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant
To support the world premiere of the play “Dog and Wolf,” by Catherine Filloux, presented as the inaugural production of Watson Arts’ “Write Women Project,” a playwriting series dedicated to female playwrights.
Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, FL
New Generations-Future Collaborations Award
(Mellon Foundation/TCG)
For her work in Cambodia
Core Writer, The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN
Body of Work
PeaceWriting Award (Omni Center for Peace)
Lemkin’s House
1998-2006 5-time Heideman Award Finalist
(Actors Theatre of Louisville)
Photographs From S-21, White Trash, Lessons of My Father, The Beauty Inside (One-Act Version), Passion.Com
The William Inge Center for the Arts Playwright-In-Residence, Independence, Kansas
Killing the Boss
The Joe A. Callaway Award, New Dramatists
Now an alumna
Jury for 44th MES International Theater Festival Sarajevo, Bosnia
One of three international jurors selecting winners of Theater Festival
Fulbright Senior Specialist (Higher Institute of Drama & Cultural Animation; Rabat, Morocco)
The Beauty Inside in Arabic
Play Commission; The Ohio State University Theatre Dept. & Office of International Affairs
Escuela Del Mundo
Opera Commission; Composer Him Sophy, Cambodian Living Arts; John Burt, Producer
Where Elephants Weep
Fulbright Senior Specialist
(Royal University of Fine Arts; Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Playwriting Workshop/Teaching in Cambodia
James Thurber Playwright-In-Residence,
Columbus, Ohio
Lemkin’s House
Contemporary American Theater Festival New Play Commission, West Virginia
Silence of God
Theatreworks/USA New Play Commission,
New York City
Arthur’s War
25th Bay Area Playwrights Festival, San Francisco, CA
Eyes of the Heart
Asian Cultural Council Artist’s Residency Grant
in Asia (Cambodia), New York City
Photographs From S-21
Weissberger Award Finalist
Eyes of the Heart
Roger L. Stevens Award:
The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays
Eyes of the Heart
Winner Nausicaa Franco-American Play Contest
Photographs From S-21
Van Nostrand Playwright Commission
Mary and Myra
Eric Kocher Playwrights Award
(National Playwrights Conference, O'Neill Theater Center)
Eyes of the Heart

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