The program will allow for 15 applicants to shadow, observe, or support experienced choreographers and directors during a production process.
The award recognized the stage and screen choreographer for his ‘rising star’ moment.
Director, playwright, and screenwriter Emily Mann is honored for her lifetime achievement and distinguished service to the national nonprofit theatre.
Cage will work with Cornerstone Theater Company’s Michael John Garcés, while Carter will be with Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Nataki Garrett.
Director Danya Taymor and choreographer Travis Wall are named the 2020 recipients.
Hewett will start the position at the New York City organization in May.
Stage directors and choreographers recognize their peers in 3 categories.
As mentoring gains fresh currency, new programs inside and outside the academy are redefining its mission and roles.