Recent Grants

Theater: FY 2012 Grants Panelists

Art Works, Panel A1
June 7-10, 2011

Dean Gladden
Managing Director
Alley Theatre
Houston, TX

Matthew Glassman
Core Actor/ Co-Director
Double Edge Theatre
Ashfield, MA

Bernadine Griffin
Managing Director
5th Avenue Theatre
Seattle, WA

Denice Hicks
Artistic Director
Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Nashville, TN

Kimberly Keller (Layperson)
Policy Aide
City of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

Derrick Sanders
Director
Chicago, IL

Mark Valdez
National Coordinator
Network of Ensemble Theaters
Los Angeles, CA

Jade Wu
Founder/Executive Director
Golden Phoenix Productions, Inc.
Jackson Heights, NY

Art Works, Panel A2
June 10, 2011

Matthew Glassman
Core Actor/ Co-Director
Double Edge Theatre
Ashfield, MA

Bernadine Griffin
Managing Director
5th Avenue Theatre
Seattle, WA

Denice Hicks
Artistic Director
Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Nashville, TN

Kimberly Keller (Layperson)
Policy Aide
City of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

Derrick Sanders
Director
Chicago, IL

Jade Wu
Founder/Executive Director
Golden Phoenix Productions, Inc.
Jackson Heights, NY

Art Works, Panel B1
July 19-22, 2011

Sofia Alvarez
Playwright, Director
Brooklyn, NY

Jennifer Bielstein
Managing Director
Actors Theatre of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Clinton Turner Davis
Director, Dramaturg, Arts Consultant
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Drama and Dance
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

Larissa FastHorse
Playwright, Choreographer
Santa Monica, CA

Michelle Hensley
Founder and Artistic Director
Ten Thousand Things
Minneapolis, MN

Chris Jennings
Managing Director
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Washington, DC

Erica Meium (Layperson)
Customer Service Manager
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Seattle, WA

Jerry Rapier
Producing Director
Plan-B Theatre Company
Salt Lake City, UT

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Whiteside
Producing Artistic Director
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL

Art Works, Panel B2
July 22, 2011

Clinton Turner Davis
Director, Dramaturg, Arts Consultant
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Drama and Dance
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

Chris Jennings
Managing Director
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Washington, DC

Erica Meium (Layperson)
Customer Service Manager
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Seattle, WA

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Whiteside
Producing Artistic Director
American Blues Theater
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 8-10, 2011

Manuel R. Cawaling
Executive Director
Youth Theatre Northwest
Seattle, WA

Larissa FastHorse   
Playwright, Choreographer
Santa Monica, CA

Jocelyn Florence
Artistic Coordinator
Ars Nova
Brooklyn, NY

Archie Givens (Layperson)
President and CEO
Legacy Management & Development Corporation
Minneapolis, MN

Hallie Gordon
Artistic and Educational Director, Steppenwolf for Young Adults
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Chicago, IL

Hillary Hart
General Manager
Dallas Theater Center
Richardson, TX

Heidi Reklis
General Manager
PlayMakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Daniel Renner
Dean, National Theatre Conservatory
Director of Education, Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Denver, CO

Tlaloc Rivas
Stage Director
Assistant Professor of Theatre
University of Missouri-St. Louis
University City, MO

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 10, 2011

Jocelyn Florence
Artistic Coordinator
Ars Nova
Brooklyn, NY

Archie Givens (Layperson)
President and CEO
Legacy Management & Development Corporation
Minneapolis, MN

Hallie Gordon
Artistic and Educational Director for Steppenwolf for Young Adults
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Chicago, IL

Hillary Hart
General Manager
Dallas Theater Center
Richardson, TX

Heidi Reklis
General Manager
PlayMakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Tlaloc Rivas
Stage Director
Assistant Professor of Theatre
University of Missouri-St. Louis
University City, MO