Grantees All Years

19 Wentworth Alley, Chinatown

Chan, Eugenie

Year Grant Awarded: 2014

Drawing on her grandfather's history, a man caught between medical studies & membership in a 1900s Chinatown prostitution guild, Eugenie Chan layers original material with family documents to explore his world of high hopes & hard choices. Read More

Coupled

ChoreoNova

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Dance film "Coupled" depicts fictional L, G, T, and heterosexual couples' equivalent friendship, romance, and devotion; love relationships as equal partnerships. "Coupled" uses the cameras as part of the dance, choreographed to go inside the stories. 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

Overburden

Ciarrocchi, Maya

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Overburden occupies a hybrid space between video art and documentary. It centerers on the residents and landscape of the coal fields of West Virginia. Read More

I-5, Windmills

Clairobscur Dance Company / Sefton

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

"I-5, Windmills" examines the issue of power, the wind, air pollution, rolling ridge green or tan mountains and the majestic turbines that grace their slopes. Set to the majestic score by Sasha Matson of the same name. Read More

CSC’s YOUNG COMPANY Education & Outreach Initiative

Classic Stage Company (CSC)

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Through a series of interactive in-school workshops and dynamic productions specially designed for a teen audience, CSC’s YOUNG COMPANY Education & Outreach Initiative makes Shakespeare alive and accessible to underserved public school students. Read More

Raw Thought, a documentary theatre play about the life, death, and work of Aaron Swartz

Co-Op Theatre East/Ashley Marinaccio

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Co-Op Theatre East Presents: Raw Thought An interpretation of the life, death, and writings of Aaron Swartz Written by Tyrus Holden Devised by Co-Op Theatre East ensemble members - Tyrus Holden, Ashley Marinaccio, Robert A.K. Gonyo, Gil Sperling, and Michael Rehse Directed by Ashley Marinaccio Read More

The Trip Wire Project

Colburn, Michele

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Trip Wire Project documents deaths of U.S. soldiers and noncombatant civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan since the beginning of US involvement 15 years ago.The artist knitted a stitch in military surplus trip wire. Read More

The Seven by Will Power, directed by Carl Cofield (2014)

Columbia Stages / Erik Kaiko

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

For his Columbia directing thesis, Carl Cofield chose to direct THE SEVEN by Will Power. This rap/hip-hop adaptation of Aeschylus' tragedy, THE SEVEN AGAINST THEBES, played the Connelly Theatre in NYC in Feb. 2014. Produced by grantee Erik Kaiko. Read More

Living American Composers

Compact Discoveries, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Puffin Foundation's funds were used to help pay the costs of producing two one-hour Compact Discoveries radio programs featuring, exclusively, the recorded works of living American composers. Read More

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