Agosto is the first fellow in Diversionary’s new program aimed at fostering and elevating LGBTQ BIPOC leaders.
The season will kick off with virtual programming as the company continues to assess when it is safe to resume in-person performances.
The new program will pair artists with Philadelphia-area families to help those families tell their stories through art.
The initiative will inform the Globe’s trajectory and provide resources to six artists as they reinvent the art form.
The residency-based award includes a cash prize and artistic development support.
The series highlights severe and inhumane conditions at U.S. immigration detention centers.
The theatre is planning to resume programming in fall 2021.
The October programming will examine the Shakespeare play and the current state of the world.
The fall will feature a solo play, a new play reading, and a series of monologues.
The event, which includes several Black theatres of Chicago, will consist of workshops, panels, and a united audition for Black artists.