Recent Grants

Theater: FY 2008 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
June 19 - 22, 2007

Jessica Andrews
Executive Director
Arizona Theatre Company
Tucson, AZ

Lynne Bolton
Actor/Producer
New Canaan, CT

Kathy Evans
Executive Director
National Alliance for Musical Theater
New York, NY

Ricky J. Martinez
Artistic Director
New Theatre
Miami, FL

Sara O’Leary
Development Director
Riverside Theatre
Coralville, IA

Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
Founder/Artistic Co-Director
A Noise Within
Tujunga, CA

Eric Simonson
Director
Los Angeles, CA

Riley Temple (Layperson)
Partner
Halprin Temple Law Firm
Washington, DC

Chris Widdess
Managing Director
Penumbra Theatre Company
Minneapolis, MN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B1
July 17 - 20, 2007

Luis Alfaro
Playwright, Writer/Performer
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Raymond Bobgan
Executive Artistic Director
Cleveland Public Theatre
Cleveland, OH

Tisa Chang
Artistic Producing Director
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
New York, NY

Dorothy Pierce McSweeny (Layperson)
Arts Advocate, Arts Patron
Washington, DC

Amy L. Murphy
Managing Director
Arden Theatre Company
Media, PA

Eric Rosen
Playwright, Artistic Director
About Face Theatre
Chicago, IL

M. Edgar Rosenblum
Administrative Producer, Berkshire
Theatre Festival
Executive Director, Rubicon International
Theatre Festival
Woodstock, NY

Rebecca Sherr
General Manager
Intiman Theatre
Seattle, WA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B2
July 20, 2007

Raymond Bobgan
Executive Artistic Director
Cleveland Public Theatre
Cleveland, OH

Dean R. Gladden
Managing Director
Alley Theatre
Houston, TX

M. Edgar Rosenblum
Administrative Producer, Berkshire Theatre Festival
Executive Director, Rubicon International Theatre Festival
Woodstock, NY

Rebecca Sherr
General Manager
Intiman Theatre
Seattle, WA

Jean Schepers (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Retired Judge
Washington, DC

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel A
November 6-9, 2007

Javier Chacin
Artistic Associate
Florida Stage
Lake Worth, FL

Don Goodyear, Jr. (Layperson)
Retired Educator, Arts Patron
Carlisle, PA

Aditi Kapil
Actress, Writer, Director
Artistic Associate
Mixed Blood Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Adonia D. Placette, Ph.D.
Director of Theater
Lamar University
Beaumont, TX

Andrew Polk
Actor, Artistic Director
The Cape Cod Theatre Project
Woods Hole, MA

Jacquelyn Roberts
Actor, Playwright
Assistant Professor of Theater
SUNY Albany
Delmar, NY

Sara Rutstein
Managing Director
Everyman Theatre
Baltimore, MD

Robert Taylor
Executive Director
Great Lakes Theater Festival
Lakewood, OH

Jim Volz, Ph.D.
Arts Consultant, Author
Professor of Theatre
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel B
November 9, 2007

Javier Chacin
Artistic Associate
Florida Stage
Lake Worth, FL

Don Goodyear, Jr. (Layperson)
Retired Educator, Arts Patron
Carlisle, PA

Adonia D. Placette, Ph.D.
Director of Theater
Lamar University
Beaumont, TX

Jacquelyn Roberts
Actor, Playwright
Assistant Professor of Theater
SUNY Albany
Delmar, NY

Sara Rutstein
Managing Director
Everyman Theatre
Baltimore, MD

Robert Taylor
Executive Director
Great Lakes Theater Festival
Lakewood, OH

Jim Volz, Ph.D.
Arts Consultant, Author
Professor of Theatre
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA