The artistic director will step down at the end of the 2017-18 season.
Her first fest will feature Gob Squad, a Mimi Lien installation, and shows at local breweries and public libraries.
As Anne and Don Alsedek step down from the company they founded in 1983, they look back on a legacy of education and slow but steady growth.
Johnna Adams, Boni B. Alvarez, Kirk Wood Bromley, Morgan Gould, MJ Kaufman, Aya Ogawa, Jiehae Park, and Andrea Stolowit will be in residence through 2024.
The playwright will receive the award for her play ‘Indecent.’
Arts Midwest is biggest grantee, with 132 other arts organizations in 30 states and D.C. also receiving grants for theatre projects.
The lineup will feature works from David Henry Hwang, Novid Parsi, and Anu Bhatt.
The four-show slate will feature the Bard, Shaw from NYC’s Bedlam, and a Theresa Rebeck comedy.
The season will feature a collaboration with En Garde Arts and a play by a local playwright.
Katrina Lenk and Will Pullen receive the Clarence Derwent Award, and Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm receive Richard Seff Award.