The inaugural cohort includes Philip de Sa e Silva, Emma Y. Lai, Katie Rein, and Sunny Thao.
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.
The honor goes to a freelance director focused on building just communities through generative work, consensus organizing, and research and development.
The 2022 cohort includes 6 Pittsburgh-based BIPOC leaders in all theatre disciplines.
Artists Nancy García Loza, Nabil Ince, Michael Manson, Aram Han Sifuentes, and Pramila Vasudevan will join with institutions to create projects fostering culturally vibrant, equitable, and sustainable communities in the Great Lakes region.
The Educational Theatre Association’s annual statistics also show an uptick in theatre participation among young people, as in-person performances return.
The initiative will honor the pioneering playwright’s legacy with a touring statue and support for the work of multiple female/non-binary playwrights of color.
The upstate N.Y. retreat has announced the 2022 participants for its 6 residency programs as well as the recipients of the Bryan Gallace/Posthumous Prodigy Productions Fellowship.
Ali is the second annual recipient of one of the nation’s largest nonprofit theatre commissions, which includes a cash prize of $35,000, a residency at the Hermitage, and a developmental workshop in a major arts capital.
This year’s event on June 20 will honor the careers of two Broadway leading men, while raising funds to support Broadway Advocacy Coalition’s initiatives.