She’ll serve as both the head of the University of Connecticut’s Dramatic Arts program and as artistic director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre.
The program, a collaboration between Broadway Across America and the Black Theatre Coalition, will give hands-on training in marketing and administration.
Daniels will join the Folger in October, after leading the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit.
The residency program, now in its third year, aims to amplify the voices and artistic impact of international artists while aspiring to foster greater connection among them.
For its first return to live programming since 2019, TCG will convene in the historic ‘City of Bridges’ next June 16-18.
Enhanced COVID safety protocols are a focus, as are strengthening avenues of redress against workplace harassment and discrimination.
An alliance of Black theatre workers and leaders has struck a deal with Broadway’s predominantly white leadership to further greater diversity and inclusion.
Kennedy will receive the award at the Guild’s annual awards ceremony.
The composer/lyricist/librettist/actor broke ground in theatre, music, and TV, and still had more to say.
Both theatre workers and audiences will be required to show proof of vaccination, and audiences must wear masks inside.