Grantee tags theater

Jimmy!: A Musical Fable with Almost No Historical Basis (2014)

National Theatre for Student Artists

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

When the press discovers that Jimmy Carter spotted a UFO back in 1969, Jimmy must use his no-count brother Billy's time traveling beer to stop an intergalactic war. Jimmy! was created entirely by high school and college students from across the USA. Read More

The Green Room (2014)

Scoates, Vandy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Green Room is a project website that was created to explore, research and share ideas about producing sustainable theatre in North America. The website include a multitude of resources for finding sustainable options, readings and products. Read More

Bike Shop The Musical (2014)

Barkan, Elizabeth

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Bike Shop is a one woman musical by Elizabeth Barkan, directed by Gretchen Cryer. It is the story of a Brooklyn bicycle store circa 1993 and its owner, Bobby, an exuberant bike mechanic. Read More

Holy Land (2014)

3rd Kulture Kids

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

What if bombs & gunfire were the daily soundtrack to your life? Mohamed Kacimi finds humor and poetry in his critically acclaimed "Holy Land", translated by Chantal Bilodeau. The US premiere was presented at HERE in Spring 2014. Read More

Labor Arts Program (2014)

American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Labor Art classes for students grades 3-5 are held on Saturdays at the American Labor Museum to introduce children to the story of immigrants and the labor movement,then & now, as a means of inspiration to create performing and visual arts projects. Read More

Anonymous

Chua, Iu-Hui

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

"Anonymous" explores issues of sexuality, wounding and identity in young women’s lives, reflecting difference and diversity of attitude within this demographic, touching on an intergenerational shift between these women and their older counterparts. Read More

The Buffalo Project, which resulted in a play called Buffalo Heights (2014)

Jake Lipman/Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Starting in late 2013, Producing Artistic Director Jake Lipman tapped 5 actors and playwright Adam Harrell to create a new thought-provoking comedy. Over several months, the company devised a new play, BUFFALO HEIGHTS, which ran May 2014 in NYC. Read More

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy (2014)

Baltimore Annex Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This reinterpretation of one of the eight model Beijing Operas of the Chinese Cultural Revolution emphasized how propaganda can be exciting and engaging. Read More

Orville and Wilbur Did It! (2014)

The New Colony

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Orville and Wilbur Did It! follows the lives, loves, sadnesses, ecstasies, hopes, fears and egos of five actors and a stage manager in a van doing a non-Equity, 58-city tour across America – as they perform a children’s musical about the Wright Broth Read More

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, summer festival conservatory program (2014)

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Conservatory program is a four week intensive workshop designed to teach college and graduate level students the basic and finer points of classical performance from the perspective of both actor and singer. Read More

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