PETERBOROUGH, N.H.: MacDowell has awarded spring and summer residencies to 142 artists, with 15 theatre artists among the honorees.
“For our spring and summer fellows, the task of calendar-clearing will be rewarded in Peterborough with a focused intentionality and freedom from distractions,” resident director David Macy said in a statement. “With ideal working conditions in the studios, MacDowell offers a temporary utopia where artists can, through social interaction and creative exchange, bring out the best in one another.”
Theatre artist fellows include playwright and performer Nkenna Akunna; playwright Jennifer Barclay; poet and playwright Amy Quan Barry; poet, playwright, and director Maxe Crandall; artist and culture strategist Ebony Noelle Golden; playwright Libby Heily; playwright and dramaturg Kaite O’Reilly; playwright Margaret Perry; playwright, director, and dramaturg George Sapio; playwright Daphne Silbiger; writer, director, and composer Evan Silver; playwright Hayley Stahl; writer Ekaterina Wagner; writer, director, and performer Deke Weaver; and playwright and filmmaker Khari Wyatt.
Additionally, interdisciplinary artists awarded fellowships include performance maker Mauriah Donegan Kraker; director and performer Alison S. M. Kobayashi; choreographer Kaz K. Sherman; choreographer and director Ni’Ja Whitson; and choreographer Leah Wilks.
MacDowell seeks to nurture the arts by offering an inspiring residential environment where artists can produce enduring creative works. MacDowell has provided interrupted time to artists for over a century, and eligible artists can receive travel grants and stipends to offset expenses accrued at home during their residency.
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