3 years after shutdown, despite some encouraging signs, most U.S. theatres are struggling to get audiences to commit.
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Sixty percent of funds will be awarded in the form of direct grants from the NEA, while 40 percent will go to state arts agencies to make awards.
Formed to address the needs of a nascent resident theatre movement, TCG has grown, and is still growing, to serve an ever-changing field.
Despite threats of total elimination, the nation’s arts and humanities got a small boost today.
Of $25 million in NEA grants this round, more than $2 million goes to 123 theatres across the U.S.
The U.S. got national arts funding after decades of advocacy, much of it by theatre folks working with various government entities, including the CIA.
A recent NPR interview with theatremaker David Marcus aired several errors and misconceptions.
TCG’s third plenary thought globally and celebrated locally, with Stephen Karam, Nikkole Salter, Deaf West Theatre, and more.
The former administrator for Tectonic Theater Projects and Classic Stage Company will manage both theatre and musical theatre grants for the endowment.