Recent Grants

Musical Theater: FY 2009 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
June 3-4, 2008

Producing Artistic Director
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Seattle, WA

Jere Hodgin
Freelance Director/Producer
Moscow, ID

Jeff Hooper
Founder and Resident Playwright
Mad River Theater Works
West Liberty, OH

Deborah Landesman (Layperson)
Consultant, Philanthropic Advisor
Community Consulting Consortium
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

Rosalba Rolón
Artistic Director
Pregones Theater
Bronx, NY

Edward Joseph Sugarman
Lyricist / Playwright
Western Springs, IL

Shay Wafer
Vice President of Programs
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
Pittsburgh, PA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
June 4, 2008

Deborah Landesman (Layperson)
Consultant, Philanthropic Advisor
Community Consulting Consortium
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

Rosalba Rolón
Artistic Director
Pregones Theater
Bronx, NY

Shay Wafer
Vice President of Programs
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
Pittsburgh, PA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A November 13-14, 2008

Sean Cercone
Artistic Director
The Carousel
Lakemore, OH

Cheryl L. Davis     Playwright
New York, NY

Dr. Harlan W. Haimes (Layperson)     Periodontist
Highland Park, IL

Rebecca Medrano     Managing Director
GALA Hispanic Theater
Washington, DC

Kent Nicholson     Director of New Works
Theatreworks
Oakland, CA

Shimi Subramaniam (S.T.Shimi)
Writer and Performer
Artistic Director for Company Programming
Jump-Start Performance Co.
San Antonio, TX

Joseph A. Wasson Jr.
Programmer/Production Manager
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Albuquerque, NM

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B November 14, 2008

Sean Cercone
Artistic Director
The Carousel
Lakemore, OH

Dr. Harlan W. Haimes (Layperson)     Periodontist
Highland Park, IL

Rebecca Medrano     Managing Director
GALA Hispanic Theater
Washington, DC

Kent Nicholson     Director of New Works
Theatreworks
Oakland, CA

Shimi Subramaniam (S.T.Shimi)
Writer and Performer
Artistic Director for Company Programming
Jump-Start Performance Co.
San Antonio, TX

Joseph A. Wasson Jr.
Programmer/Production Manager
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Albuquerque, NM

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
May 20, 2009

Kimiko Broder
Educational Programs Manager
Center Theatre Group
South Pasadena, CA

Joseph Haj
Producing Artistic Director
PlayMakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC

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

Rebecca Udden
Actor, Artistic Director
Main Street Theater
Houston, TX