Grantees All Years

Where You From? What You Be About?

Avilés, Eric

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

"Where You From? What You Be About?" is an autobiographical play addressing issues of poverty, racism, and gun violence, and the need for healing. Read More

E Pluribus Unum: Dinétah

Axle Projects

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

This free mobile portrait studio was in locations on and near the Navajo Nation for two weeks, creating over 800 photo portraits. One copy of each was distributed to each participant; another was pasted to the exterior of the gallery-studio. Read More

In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte

Bacon, David

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

In the Fields of the North tells the story of the migration, grinding poverty yet vibrant culture of indigenous Mexican farmworkers on the Pacific Coast. Read More

Hands up Dis/Unity Make This Not Us Against Them aka Border Conjure Dazzle

Baker-Tarpaga, Esther

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

A performance installation created by an interdisciplinary team united to confront racism through art. Read More

Monkey Chant for the Catskill Mountains

BALAM Dance Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A 12 day arts-in-education workshop for 40 school children, ages 6-12 from the Hunter-Tannersville, NY communities on Balinese culture and the Kekcak (Monkey Chant). This project concluded with a full company performance incorporating the kids. 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

FROM PAGE TO STAGE- A CARIBBEAN JOURNEY- A Tribute to Trinidadian Playwright Zeno Obi Constance

Banana Boat Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

On Monday December 10, 2018, Banana Boat Productions brought together an ensemble comprised of some of New York's best known Caribbean American actors to pay tribute to one of the region's most iconic playwrights, Zeno Obi Constance The event was called, “From Page to Stage- A Caribbean Journey” Read More

Disputed Territories (2014)

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

An interdisciplinary theater/literary project exploring disputed territories around the world. 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

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

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