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Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Drama League Expands Programs to Mentor and Train Directors by Veronica Maldonado

Revamping their Directors Project, the League is focusing on providing financial stability and employment opportunities for the post-pandemic era.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:01PM

L.A. Artists Create and Share Anti-Racist Theatre Standards by Veronica Maldonado

Compiled by a group of 15 theatre workers, the standards set goals for more equitable representation, with compliance to be tracked a newly formed group called BLKLST.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:14PM

MacDowell 2021 Fellows Span the Globe and 25 U.S. States by Veronica Maldonado

16 theatre artists are among this year's cohort of fellows, selected from the largest applicant pool ever.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:53AM

New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honor Indie Stage Heroes by Veronica Maldonado

This year's awards celebrate folks who have helped keep Off-Off-Broadway theatre afloat through the pandemic lockdown.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:25AM

National Theatre Conference Honors Sanaz Toossi by Veronica Maldonado

The conference will present Toossi with the Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwright Award in recognition of her play 'Wish You Were Here.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:59AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

PlayCo’s 2021 Residency Culminates With Online Presentations by Veronica Maldonado

PlayCo's first resident cohort for international Black female theatremakers had their culminating events over the past weeks.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:27PM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

ArtEquity Announces New BIPOC Cohort by Veronica Maldonado

Over 6 months of convening, artEquity's cohort aims to tackle the challenges facing the aim of equity in the arts.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:45PM

Company One Names Karthik Subramanian Executive Director by Veronica Maldonado

Promoted from his previous position as managing director, Subramanian will co-lead with artistic director Shawn LaCount.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:39PM

Playwrights Realm Announces Expanded Cohort of Writers for 2021 by Veronica Maldonado

The NYC-based company doubles down on its new-works initiatives in lieu of a traditonal season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:35PM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Matthew Freeman Wins 2021 Kesselring Prize by Veronica Maldonado

The Kesselring Prize honors emerging playwrights with a financial award, artistic residency, and national recognition.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:06PM

Reggie D. White Wins Colman Domingo Award by Veronica Maldonado

The Vineyard Theatre award aims to support emerging Black male artists with institutional support, mentorship, and a cash grant.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:57PM

Gamm Theatre Launches Fellowship Program by Veronica Maldonado

The program, a collaborative effort among the Gamm and Rhode Island public universities, aims to mentor promising artists of color.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:36PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

National Theater Project Awards Grants to 11 Works by Veronica Maldonado

This year's grants support the production and touring of emerging work from artists of diverse backgrounds.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:25PM

City Theatre Announces New Three-Way Leadership Model by Veronica Maldonado

Clare Drobot and Monteze Freeland will join artistic director Marc Masterson in a tripartite leadership model.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:32PM

TheatreSquared Names Joy Harjo 2021 Artist in Residence by Veronica Maldonado

The U.S. poet laureate joins the TheatreSquared team to create a new musical about the Native influence on American jazz.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Joanie Schultz Named Cincinnati Playhouse Associate Artistic Director by Veronica Maldonado

Schultz will join the theatre in November with the aim of expanding its artistic offerings and scope as it reopens.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:53AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

May Adrales Wins Ammerman Directing Award by Veronica Maldonado

The award, given to distinguished female directors, this year honors a new-play champion.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:36AM
Monday, September 20, 2021

4 Theatres Commission Paige Hernandez to Create Maya Angelou-Inspired Play by Veronica Maldonado

Hernandez's commission comes courtesy of four separate theatres, and will involve workshops with kids in each theatre's community.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:31PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ziegfeld Awards Honor Female Musical Theatre Composers by Veronica Maldonado

November Christine, Carmel Dean, and Madeline Myers share a prize aimed at assisting up-and-coming artists with a grant and mentorship.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:01PM

Dámaso Rodríguez to Step Down as Artists Rep Artistic Director by Veronica Maldonado

After 9 years at the helm, he'll leave to take an arts consulting job, also in Portland, and allow for further artistic changes at Artists Rep.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:55PM

Intiman Theatre and BECU Announce ‘Angels in Seattle’ Winners by Veronica Maldonado

The new awards highlight those who helped keep the Seattle theatre community active and flourishing during the pandemic.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:12AM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Echo Theater Company Selects National Young Playwrights by Veronica Maldonado

The program aims to connect emerging playwrights with established voices, fostering a new generation of artists.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:07PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse Appoints Eric Keen-Louie to Be Executive Producer by Veronica Maldonado

Previously a producing director with the theatre, Keen-Louie will assume a newly created role overseeing all productions in the theatre's subscription season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:03PM

UConn Names Megan Monaghan Rivas to Dual Leadership Role by Veronica Maldonado

She'll serve as both the head of the University of Connecticut's Dramatic Arts program and as artistic director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:36PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

New Paid Fellowship for Young Black Theatre Professionals to Begin in 7 U.S. Cities by Veronica Maldonado

The program, a collaboration between Broadway Across America and the Black Theatre Coalition, will give hands-on training in marketing and administration.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:46PM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics Announces New Fellows by Veronica Maldonado

The residency program, now in its third year, aims to amplify the voices and artistic impact of international artists while aspiring to foster greater connection among them.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:42PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Actors’ Equity and Off-Broadway League Reach New Agreement by Veronica Maldonado

Enhanced COVID safety protocols are a focus, as are strengthening avenues of redress against workplace harassment and discrimination.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:17PM

Black Theatre United Releases a New Deal for Broadway by Veronica Maldonado

An alliance of Black theatre workers and leaders has struck a deal with Broadway's predominantly white leadership to further greater diversity and inclusion.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:13PM
Thursday, August 19, 2021

D.C.-Area Theatres Announce Vaccination Requirements by Veronica Maldonado

Both theatre workers and audiences will be required to show proof of vaccination, and audiences must wear masks inside.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:28PM

Pirronne Yousefzadeh to Run Colorado Springs FAC Theatre Program by Veronica Maldonado

In the role, she will expand the theatre's artistic scope within Colorado College, as well as increase community engagement.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:16PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

City Theatre Names Its Young Playwrights Contest Winners by Veronica Maldonado

Plays by 4 junior high and high school writers have been selected for production and publication.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:20PM