Recent Grants

Theater: FY 2010 Grants Panelists



Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A1

June 29 – July 2, 2009

Sharon Brewer

Director of Education

Alliance Theatre

Atlanta, GA

James Lynes

Fundraising Professional

Philadelphia, PA

Kirk Lynn

Playwright

Founder and Co-Producing Director

Rude Mechanicals

Austin, TX

Richard Montoya

Co-Founder, Artistic Director, and Writer

Culture Clash

Los Angeles, CA

Maria Striar

Performer

Producing Artistic Director

Clubbed Thumb

New York, NY

Jackie Taylor

Actress and Performer

Founder and Executive Director

Black Ensemble Theater

Chicago, IL

Chip Walton

Producing Artistic Director

Curious Theatre Company

Denver, CO

Mier Wolf (Layperson)

Arts Patron, Community Volunteer

Chevy Chase, MD

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A2

July 2, 2009

Sharon Brewer

Director of Education

Alliance Theatre

Atlanta, GA

James Lynes

Fundraising Professional

Philadelphia, PA

Kirk Lynn

Playwright

Founder and Co-Producing Director

Rude Mechanicals

Austin, TX

Richard Montoya

Co-Founder, Artistic Director, and Writer

Culture Clash

Los Angeles, CA

Maria Striar

Performer

Producing Artistic Director

Clubbed Thumb

New York, NY

Jackie Taylor

Actress and Performer

Founder and Executive Director

Black Ensemble Theater

Chicago, IL

Mier Wolf (Layperson)

Arts Patron, Community Volunteer

Chevy Chase, MD

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B

July 14 – July 16, 2009

Lisa Cordes

Playwright

Executive Director

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

Kansas City, MO

Michael John Garcés

Playwright

Artistic Director

Cornerstone Theater Company

Los Angeles, CA

Kristin Marting

Artistic Director

HERE Arts Center

New York, NY

Jerry Rapier

Producing Director

Plan-B Theatre Company

Salt Lake City, UT

Ralph Remington (Layperson)

City Council Member

City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN

Blake Robison

Producing Artistic Director

Round House Theatre

Bethesda, MD

Dave Steakley

Producer, Director, Choreographer

Producing Artistic Director

ZACH Theatre

Austin, TX

James Still

Writer/Director

Seattle, WA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel C1

July 17, 2009

Aimée Hayes

Artistic Director

Southern Rep

New Orleans, LA

Ralph Remington (Layperson)

City Council Member

City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN

Dave Steakley

Producing Artistic Director

ZACH Theatre

Austin, TX

James Still

Writer/Director

Seattle, WA

Richard Whittington

Managing Director/Co-Founder

Triad Stage

Greensboro, NC

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel C2

July 17, 2009

Ralph Remington Satterthwaite (Layperson)

City Council Member

City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN

Dave Steakley

Producing Artistic Director

ZACH Theatre

Austin, TX

James Still

Writer/Director

Seattle, WA

Richard Whittington

Managing Director/Co-Founder

Triad Stage

Greensboro, NC

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A

November 3-6, 2009

Criss Henderson

Executive Director

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Evanston, IL

Robb Hunt

Executive Producer

Village Theatre

Bellevue, WA

Baron Kelly

Actor

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Chapman University

Orange, CA

Benita Hofstetter Koman

Arts Consultant

BHK Arts Consultants, Inc.

Reedville, VA

Megan Monaghan

Freelance Dramaturg

New York, NY

Victoria Palefsky (Layperson)

Retired Management Consultant

Atlanta, GA

Danny Tamez

Community Arts Director

Monmouth County Arts Council

Neptune, NJ

Rhiana Yazzie

Playwright

St. Paul, MN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B1

December 8-11, 2009

Michael J. Bobbitt

Director, Choreographer, Performer

Producing Artistic Director

Adventure Theatre

Glen Echo, MD

Betsy Bolding (Layperson)

Director, Consumer Affairs

Tucson Electric Power/UniSource Energy

Tucson, AZ

Jeff Church

Producing Artistic Director

Coterie Theatre

Kansas City, MO

Henry Godinez

Director

Resident Artistic Associate

Goodman Theatre

Evanston, IL

Terry Greiss

Executive Director/Actor

Irondale Ensemble Project

Brooklyn, NY

P. Chil Kong

Director, Producer

Co-Artistic Director

Lodestone Theatre Ensemble

Los Angeles, CA

Ruth Mercado-Zizzo

Director of Education

Citi Performing Arts Center

Quincy, MA

Lisa Mount

Director, Producer

Director

Artistic Logistics (Consultants)

Sautee Nacoochee, GA

Denise Simone

Director, Playwright, Actor, Educator

Core Company Artist

Company of Fools

Bellevue, ID

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B2

December 11, 2009

Michael J. Bobbitt

Director, Choreographer, Performer

Producing Artistic Director

Adventure Theatre

Glen Echo, MD

Betsy Bolding (Layperson)

Director, Consumer Affairs

Tucson Electric Power/UniSource Energy

Tucson, AZ

Terry Greiss

Executive Director/Actor

Irondale Ensemble Project

Brooklyn, NY

P. Chil Kong

Director, Producer

Co-Artistic Director

Lodestone Theatre Ensemble

Los Angeles, CA

Ruth Mercado-Zizzo

Director of Education

Citi Performing Arts Center

Quincy, MA

Denise Simone

Director, Playwright, Actor, Educator

Core Company Artist

Company of Fools

Bellevue, ID