The former general manager of Oregon Shakes will join Woolly in an interim capacity this summer, succeeding Emika Abe in the position until a new director is selected.
The Making Waves William S. Yellow Robe Jr. Playwright Residency Program will provide a stipend and training for a playwright to develop new work with an intersectional lens.
Two NYC companies have joined forces to support the city’s independent theatres and artists through grant-making, fundraising, and real estate challenges.
Connected by their love of theatre, a primarily white liberal arts institution and the largest HBCU in the country have come together to drive industry change and center underrepresented stories.
After 6 months as interim executive director, McClimon will step into the full role alongside artistic director Paige Evans.
The plan begins with founding artistic director Ping Chong and longtime executive director Bruce Allardice stepping down at the end of 2022.
This year in-person offerings and a musical theatre showcase have been added to the Detroit festival uplifting Black stories and playwrights.
The honor goes to a freelance director focused on building just communities through generative work, consensus organizing, and research and development.
The longtime leader of Rochester, N.Y.’s Geva Theatre Center will take the helm of Cleveland’s flagship theatre while it searches for a permanent successor to Laura Kepley.
The experienced director and educator will suceed Andrew Borba in running the summer theatre in southwest New York state.