The festival, which has developed works by Dominique Morisseau and Larissa FastHorse, will feature five new works.
The artists will develop new works throughout the 2019-20 season.
Arden Theatre Company’s production of ‘Gem of the Ocean’ by August Wilson won the most awards, with 9.
The Twin Cities director-choreographer will be recognized for her contributions to the theatre community.
The grant will aid theatre programs in schools damaged by a tornado and a hurricane, respectively.
The playwrights will each receive a $50,000 cash prize.
The two-time Tony Award-winning director will be honored at a gala in March 2020.
Multiple theatre artists are among MacDowell Colony’s 79 fall fellows, who will receive an average of $10,000 and a fully funded residency.
Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño are recipients of the early career playwriting program.
Four organizations will support Huang for a year-long residency of intensives and retreats.