Recent Grants

Theater: FY 2020 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
Jun 25, 2019

Ben Hanna
Associate Artistic Director
Indiana Repertory Theatre, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

Courtney Sale
Artistic Director
Seattle Children's Theatre Association
Seattle, WA

Annette Ramos (Layperson)
Executive Director Rochester Latino Theatre Company
Geva Theatre Center, Inc.
Rochester, NY

Tlaloc Rivas
Presidential Post-Doctoral Fellow
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

Stephanie Rolland
Artistic Line Producer
McCarter Theater Company
Plainsboro, NJ

Maureen Ryan (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Lecanto, FL

Art Works - Panel B
Jun 25, 2019

Karen Azenberg
Artistic Director, PTC
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Victoria Murray Baatin
Associate Artistic Director
Mosaic Theater Company of DC
Washington, DC

David B Byrd
Managing Director
Virginia Stage Company
Norfolk, VA

Matthew Weigel McIver
Artistic Director, Iowa Stage Theatre Company
Subjective Theatre Company of Des Moines, Inc.
Des Moines, IA

Dayron J Miles
Director of Public Works Dallas
Dallas Theater Center
Dallas, TX

Anne L Rothstein (Layperson)
Professor
Lehman College School of Education
Newtown, CT

Art Works - Panel C
Jun 27, 2019

Sherrine Azab
Director
Co-Director
A Host of People Inc
Detroit, MI

Jim Bennett (Layperson)
Columnist
Sandy, UT

Mary Kate Burke
Artistic Director
Cape Fear Regional Theatre at Fayetteville Inc.
Fayetteville, NC

Jeni Mahoney
Producing Artistic Director
id Theatre, Inc.
Merrimack, NH

Art Works - Panel D
Jun 27, 2019

Monish Bhattacharyya (Layperson)
Partner/Creative Director
Fourth Idea Advertising + Design
Buffalo, NY

Dawn D Buck
Managing Director
New Stage, Inc.
Jackson, MS

Chaya Gordon-Bland
Managing Artistic Director
South Dakota Shakespeare Festival
Vermillion, SD

Jason Johnson
Managing Director
The Warehouse Theatre
Greenville, SC

Alberto Justiniano
Director at Teatro del Pueblo
Teatro del Pueblo, Inc.
St. Louis Park, MN

Joseph Martínez
Artistic Director
MCT, Inc.
Missoula, MT

Art Works - Panel E
Jul 09, 2019

LaTeshia D Ellerson
Development Director
True Colors Theatre Company, Inc.
Lithia Springs, GA

JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell
Artistic Director
Black Ops Theatre Co.
Durham, NC

David Hudson
Executive Director
New Harmony Project, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

Ruth D Shepherd (Layperson)
Board Chair
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Company
Little Rock, AR

David Stewart
Production Manager
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
Clermont, FL

Dawn Monique Williams
Associate Artistic Director
Aurora Theatre Company
Oakland, CA

Art Works II - Panel A
Dec 10, 2019

Kimberly Douglas
Director, Theater Operations & Programming
THEARC Theater
Building Bridges Across the River
Upper Marlboro, MD

Kathryn Hunter Williams
Teaching Associate Professor
Company Artistic Associate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carrboro, NC

Cassie McIntyre (Layperson)
Grant Manager
Opportunity Village
North Las Vegas, NV

Monica White Ndounou
Associate Professor
Dartmouth College
Lexington, MA

Emily Tarquin
Artistic Producer
Actors Theatre of Louisville, Inc.
Louisville, KY

Art Works II - Panel B
Dec 12, 2019

Michael Bahr
Utah Shakespeare Festival Education Director
Southern Utah University
Enoch, UT

Danette Marie Baker
Associate Teaching Professor & Program Director of Theatre
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Aaron Todd Douglas
Actor, Director, Playwright
Director of UMN/ Guthrie BFA Actor Training Program
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Judy Hansen (Layperson)
Trustee/Patron
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
Nashotah, WI

Erica M Meium
Founder, Spectrum Arts
Learner Services Representative
Capella University
Chicago, IL

Nicole Hodges Persely
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Associate Professor of Theatre
Theater & Dance
University of Kansas Main Campus
Parkville, MO

Art Works II - Panel C
Dec 12, 2019

Amelia Acosta Powell
Associate Artistic Director
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Kasey Lynn Allee-Foreman
Associate Producer & Production Manager
United States Institute for Theatre Technology Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK

Nicole Monique Brewer
Freelance Theatre Artist
Washington, DC

Alfred Heartley
Managing Director
Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Maile McLaughlin (Layperson)
Rancher/Farmer
Board President
Honolulu Theatre for Youth
Kailua, HI

Art Works II - Panel D
Dec 17, 2019

Joanna S. Bell
Director of Marketing and Communications
Theatre Squared, Inc.
Fayetteville, AR

Philip Odango
Box Office Manager
Virginia Stage Company
Norfolk, VA

Kristen Carol Olenick
Company Manager, Company of Fools
Volunteer Program Manager, Sun Valley Center for the Arts
Hailey, ID

Travis Russ
Artistic Director
Life Jacket Theatre Company
New York, NY

Art Works II - Panel E
Dec 17, 2019

Dina M. Janis
Artistic Director
Dorset Theatre Festival
Dorset, VT

Scott Kincaid
Entertainment Manager
Walt Disney World
Windermere, FL

Cassandra Kipp (Layperson)
Economic Development Planner
Lapwai, ID

Kunal Dhiraj Prasad
Actor and Educator
Milpitas, CA