The California company will be recognized for its 50 years of programming.
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures has awarded 43 grants to Latinx artists and arts organizations to develop new works.
The honors, for excellence in theatre for young audiences, will go to Stan Foote, Rosemary Newcott, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and Courtney J. Boddie.
Playwrights Anchuli Felicia King and Emma Whipday’s works, inspired by ‘Othello’ and ‘Cymbeline,’ respectively, will be produced.
Finalists were ‘Dance Nation’ by Clare Barron and ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by Heidi Schreck.
The selected playwrights have been commissioned to write plays about science.
The scholarship will support emerging costume designers enrolled in a university or professional training program.
The annual conference will invite 20 playwrights to develop new works this summer.
Also cited were Noah Haidle’s ‘Birthday Candles’ and Jen Silverman’s ‘Witch,’ with the Osborn Award going to Spenser Davis’s ‘Plainclothes.’
The theatre will commission plays from graduates of University of California, San Diego’s playwriting program.