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Expansion of the Performing Arts School (formerly known as beyondEDUCATION)

Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC)

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

bergenPAC received a grant to support the expansion of its beyondEDUCATION program, specifically the beyondTHEATER initiative. beyondTHEATER was created to provide students with instruction and performance opportunities in musical theater and drama. Read More

“Another Life”

Theater Three Collaborative

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

"Another Life", "stinging and satiric",is a poetic and surreal play based on fact about the U.S. torture program. Written and directed by Karen Malpede, starring George Bartenieff, produced with Festivals of Conscience by Theater Three Collaborative. Read More

The Orpheus Variations

The Deconstructive Theatre Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The Orpheus Variations is a fractured multimedia exploration of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in the Underworld. Read More

Within Arm’s Reach

Going to Tahiti Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

An original stage adaptation of the novel by Ann Napolitano explores how an unexpected pregnancy rocks a modern Irish American family - "roll[s the] family on its back like a helpless animal, arms and legs waving in the air." Read More

Goldmine Inclusive Theatre for Children, Teens, and Adults with Disabilities

Positive Action Community Theatre (PACT)

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Goldmine Inclusive Theatre programs provide high quality theatre training and expression for children, teens, and adults with disabilities. They consist of an approximately 50/50 combination of those with disabilities and their typical peers. Read More

Bike Shop The Musical

Barkan, Elizabeth

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Bike Shop is a one woman musical by Elizabeth Barkan, directed by Gretchen Cryer. It is the story of a Brooklyn bicycle store and its owner, Bobby, Two years after a tragic bike accident she tries to get back on her bike and get her own life in gear. Read More

FOR PROFIT

Calafato, Aaron

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Aaron Calafato's FOR PROFIT is a vibrant solo-portrayal of “the exploitation of the American college student,” & told through the lens of an unwilling admission adviser. The play has been performed 43 times in 6 States this year. Read More

Five Flights Up

Schlesinger, Toni

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A reporter sets out to write the greatest book in the world about how people live and survive, visiting them in their homes which consistently embody their character and longings and state of being. Her journey is a mirror of the complexity of the Read More

CONSTANTS: a performance journey in history along the Schuylkill River

Movement Brigade

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

An interactive and site specific performance work, CONSTANTS explored how the Schuylkill River has been a constant factor in the lives of Philadelphians since the inception of the city. Audience members traveled with performers on land and in canoes. Read More

11th Annual Juneteenth Jamboree of “Best” New Plays

Juneteenth Legacy Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

For the first time, this renowned festival about the African-American experience includes full productions of cornerstone plays including: Juneteenth Blues Cabaret, Passing Ceremonies, Till, How Long Have I Been Dead Anyway?, and "Passing Ceremonies. Read More

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