The fellowship comes with an unrestricted $50,000 cash award, accompanied by a year of financial planning and additional artist services.
DeLanna Studi, Machine Dazzle, Marga Gomez, Nataki Garrett, and Lars America Jan make up the theatre and performance fellows.
Ford, Mellon, and United States Artists present a free festival featuring 2 days of art and ideas from disabled artists, writers, performers, and designers.
This year, USA named 7 theatre and performance artists as part of its largest ever fellowship class.
Artist Relief will distribute unrestricted, individual $5,000 relief grants to artists across the country.
Playwrights Kia Corthron, Sibyl Kempson and Sigrid Gilmer are among the 2014 USA Fellows; each will receive $50,000.