20 stage and film artists will receive $5,000 each through the new program.
The digital Israeli Theatre Collection will offer nine productions from six theatres.
The three-show season will be offered to virtual audiences free of charge.
Collette Appolito Laisure and Anita H. Cook, respectively, will step into the new roles.
The annual festival will feature six public readings and three invite-only presentations.
The program will be overseen by resident artist Jade King Carroll.
The season will feature multiple play readings with customized digital party experiences, including live-streamed D&D games.
The season will feature an original musical about the community of Ithaca, N.Y.
The showcase will feature seven new works by members of Jouska PlayWorks, an ensemble of Black playwrights.
The season will feature three productions, including a co-production with two other regional theatres.