Eight early-career artists based in New York City will be given professional development and networking opportunities.
The Upstate New York costumer will receive $7,500 toward related studies that will complement her design work.
The third cohort includes 13 playwright and theatre partnerships across 10 cities.
The Music Critics Association of North America recognizes their opera about African American life.
The 65th annual ceremony celebrating the 2019-20 theatre season was presented online.
The inaugural awards will celebrate the Black theatre community on Juneteenth.
The Dramatists Guild of America recognizes the composer for his score of ‘A Strange Loop.’
Alia Jeraj, C. Michael Menge, and Atlese Robinson will participate in the Minneapolis development program.
The 2020 grants cover 560 organizations and put the foundation’s giving over $500 million since 1977.
Ramirez will receive a $5,000 commission, with an additional $2,500 each going to 2 theatres that aid in the play’s development.