The Storytelling Festival will be curated by PigPen Theatre Co., while the Dance Festival will be curated by Adoyele Casel and Torya Beard.
Together, Children’s Theatre Company, Latino Theater Company, Ma-Yi Theater Company, Native Voices at the Autry, and Penumbra Theatre will commission 16 new works for multigenerational audiences.
The new cohort of fellows will work in the areas of communications, development, artistic programs, and theatre management.
The award will support a playwright or theatre artist each year to develop a new work.
The awards will allow 28 productions more time for rehearsal and development with the entire creative team.
Kaneza Schaal’s initiative ‘Towards a New Collectivity’ will partner with five artists this summer.
The database will provide industry-wide statistics on race, gender, and disability in the American theatre.
The season will feature two Shakespeare productions and a world premiere of a new work from a local playwright.
The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
With so much still unknown about their long-term symptoms, some stage artists look at the newly accelerating pace and expectations of their field with ambivalence.