Carlson transitions into the role immediately as current artistic director, Chris Burney prepares for his departure in December 2022
As theatres scrap training programs that have often been more exploitive than educational in favor of paid positions, entry-level work may grow both scarcer and more equitably accessible.
O’brian will receive the Founders’ Award and Bocanegra will receive the Pfaelzer Award.
November Christine, Carmel Dean, and Madeline Myers share a prize aimed at assisting up-and-coming artists with a grant and mentorship.
20 stage and film artists will receive $5,000 each through the new program.
The award celebrates female composers and comes with a $10,000 grant.
The program is being expanded this year in response to the ongoing pandemic.
Kirya Traber and Estefanía Fadul will receive financial and administrative support to development new works as part of the residency program.
The 2020 Powerhouse Theater season will be suspended this summer due to the coronavirus.
The season will feature readings of works by Majkin Holmquist, Jessica Huang, and Keelay Gipson.