True Colors and the Hansberry Project have created a new commissioning program to address the dearth of Black work on American stages.
NicHi douglas, ChelseaDee Harrison, Nambi E. Kelley, and Christopher Rudd will enter into a second year in the program.
The award will be given to a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition.
ACT’s new director of the conservatory talks about teaching self-analysis, working within structures to dismantle them, and the possibilities of digital platforms.
After receiving approval from the city, the Los Angeles theatre will install a stage in its parking lot, seating up to 84.
The 4-show season will feature Laura Osnes and Ana Isabelle in concert, as well as E. Faye Butler as Fannie Lou Hamer.
Harris will receive a $30,000 commission and a six-week residency in Florida.
For the first time, the Scratchpad Series will be open to playwrights from around the world.
The organization will also give 2020 fellow Emma Goidel a second year due to the pandemic.
The program will combine hands-on experience at WTF with the mentorship of BTU’s founding members.