The NYC-based company will next host Criminal Queerness Festival, welcoming theatremakers from nations where homosexuality is outlawed at a time when U.S. also faces renewed threats from the homophobic right.
Colón will receive $5,000 and additional support to develop a new work and hire a dramaturg.
To his HIV-focused ‘Write It Out!’ program, Donja R. Love adds a historic playwrights’ prize and plans a new intergenerational workshop.
Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko and Ayla Xuan Chi Sullivan will receive $5,000 to develop new work thanks to a new fellowship for Black trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) playwrights.
The playwright of ‘PrEP Play, or Blue Parachute’ talks about expectations, intimacy, and the Zoom revolution.
The fellowship will support early-career Black trans and gender nonconforming artists.
Gathering in a time of isolation is something queer artists know all too well, as well as the sacred, life-saving power of sharing space and stories.