A graduate of the University of Houston with extensive credits in D.C. and elsewhere, she joins the Atlanta theatre for the 2022-23 season.
The Texas State University student will work alongside the leadership of the Austin theatre to learn the ropes of nonprofit theatremaking.
Among this year’s awards are 6 for playwrights/theatre artists and 6 for dance artists, as well as scholarships for high school-age theatremakers and performers.
Among the 20 members of this year’s class of artists and leaders are 8 with links to theatre and/or public performance.
The New York theatre also announced the 11 directors who will be part of their 2022-23 Leon Levy Foundation Roundabout Directors Group.
Created by Hal Prince to encourage new generations of creative producers, the fellowship comes with a stipend and a budget to develop a new theatrical production.
This year’s honorees include Sanaz Toossi, Jeanine Tesori, Alice Childress, Nancy Garcia Loza, Ren Dara Santiago, Kirsten Childs, and Martyna Majok, with lifetime achievement awards for Pearl Cleage and Tina Howe.
As part of THRIVE! program, the grants will provide unrestricted funds to 20 Black theatres, Indigenous theatres, and theatres of color.
The award is dedicated to a theatremaker working to increase Latinx representation and comes with a $5,000 unrestricted grant.
Theatremakers Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez, and Minghao Tu will receive support to develop projects, theatre tickets, research, or travel.