The theatre will work with students in the Tampa Bay area on its annual Shakespeare productions.
The 20th anniversary season will include three world premieres, LABFest 2017, and a short play festival.
The program will commission and develop over 25 original plays and musicals about politics.
The festival will feature readings and workshop performances of five plays.
The 12th annual event will feature three readings and two world premiere productions.
The annual award recognizes excellence in direction and choreography during the New York theatre season.
He is set to assume his post in early November.
A state grant allowed the theatre to purchase an historic home for storage and studio space.
The award will be presented at the opening night celebration of the theatre’s production of ‘Carousel.’
The award celebrates companies and organizations that have made an impact in the field of theatre education nationwide.