The annual award recognizes an individual working in the theatre field who is committed to increasing Latinx representation across disciplines and includes a $5,000 unrestricted prize.
The award is granted annually to a Minnesota artist and comes with a $100,000 prize.
Jacob, known as “the Godfather of Sound,” will receive the lifetime achievement award at the Henry Hewes Design Awards on Oct. 23.
This year’s recipients include design team dots, costume designer Brenda Abbandandolo, lighting designer Barbara Samuels, sound designer Tei Blow, media designer Kameron Neal, and puppetry designer James Ortiz.
This year’s grants will support innovative and socially engaged productions at theatres in Colorado, California, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona.
Philadelphia Theatre Company and others have received project funding.
Guadalís Del Carmen, Cassandra Medley, Aya Ogawa, and Kit Yan will each receive unrestricted cash awards of $30,000.
Selected from the second largest applicant pool in the Fellowship’s century-plus history, they join a diverse group at the residency’s New England grounds for the fall/winter term.
This year’s writers are T.J.L, J.C. Pankratz, Eliana Theologides Rodriguez, Jesús I. Valles, Nimisha Ladva, Malena Pennycook, and Sarah Saltwick.
2 creative producers get a boost from a program encouraging new generations to follow in the footsteps of theatremakers like its namesake, Harold Prince.