The organization has selected six emerging playwrights.
Miranda has been recognized for his exemplary record of putting performers of color in the room where it happens.
11 directing fellows have been selected from hundreds of applicants.
The season will include contemporary plays and musicals and a short play festival.
Theatre practitioners who met in Milwaukee for the Intersections Summit, a three-day conference on community justice work. What did they take home with them?
Our engagement efforts will fall short if we don’t ask who we’re serving and why—and consider a new model to reach new goals.
An EDI consciousness is already fundamental to the work of some theatre practitioners, but it has expanded exponentially.
“It was a strange task to write about these artists formally,” confesses Madeline Sayet, a writer and director who contributed a story about the heartening ascendance of fellow Native American artists DeLanna Studi, Larissa FastHorse, and Mary Kathryn Nagle. “Stories, laughs, and 3 a.m. message threads usually seem more appropriate.” But she counts herself grateful to be part of a movement that is reclaiming Native narratives from white-dominated theatres and overcoming such racist traditions as redface, and she says she’s both honored and humbled to…
Jo Cattell will be in residence at the theatre this season and assist on a production.
The winning plays by grade school and high school students will be performed as part of the Marilyn Bianchi Festival this summer.