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Bio:
Jean Bruce Scott, founder and Producing Executive Director of Native Voices at the Autry, has spent over 25 years developing new plays, including more than 200 by Native American playwrights. For Native Voices, she has produced 26 plays (including 22 world premieres) in 39 productions, 24 New Play ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jean Bruce Scott, founder and Producing Executive Director of Native Voices at the Autry, has spent over 25 years developing new plays, including more than 200 by Native American playwrights. For Native Voices, she has produced 26 plays (including 22 world premieres) in 39 productions, 24 New Play ... (read complete bio)
Randy Reinholz, Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, Stepping D Photo Randy Reinholz, Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, Stepping Down After 26 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

Randy Reinholz (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, is stepping down after more than two decades leading America's only Equity theatre company devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nations playwrights.

New Play Announced At The Autry: LYING WITH BADGERS By Native Voices Photo New Play Announced At The Autry: LYING WITH BADGERS By Native Voices
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

The only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices presents the world premiere of Lying with Badgers by Jason Grasl (Blackfeet).

Native Voices Appoints DeLanna Studi As New Leader Photo Native Voices Appoints DeLanna Studi As New Leader
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

The Autry announced today the appointment of DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) as the new Co-Artistic Director of Native Voices. As the only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Studi's hiring furthers the theatre company's commitment to developing the next generation of indigenous writers, directors, producers, and performers. 

Native Voices' Randy Reinholz Received The Ellen Stewart Achievement Award Photo Native Voices' Randy Reinholz Received The Ellen Stewart Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Association for Theatre in Higher Education named Randy Reinholz (Choctaw), the recipient of their most prestigious honor, named for Ellen Stewart, well-known Artistic Director of the acclaimed La MaMa Theater in New York. Reinholz, a celebrated leader in the field of theater and higher education, has been at the forefront of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice for 25 years as the Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Native Voices at the Autry, the only Equity theater company wholly dedicated to developing and producing Native American plays.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents 25th Annual Festival of New Plays Photo Native Voices at the Autry Presents 25th Annual Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theatre company, presents its 25th Annual Festival of New Plays at the Autry Museum of the American Westand La Jolla Playhouse. The festival features staged readings of new and in-progress plays by Native writers followed by talkbacks in which each audience member becomes an important part of the collaborative process. 

Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of PURE NATIVE Photo Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of PURE NATIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices presents the world premiere of Pure Native (workshopped as Corn Soup) by Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora).

Native Voices Presents Annual Short Play Festival: FOOD! Photo Native Voices Presents Annual Short Play Festival: FOOD!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Continuing its role as the only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices at the Autry presents its eighth annual Short Play Festival: Food! Held during the Autry Museum of the American West's American Indian Arts Marketplace on Sunday, November 11, 2018, the event features new short plays by Native American playwrights that pose the question: What's on the table in Indian Country?

Native Voices At The Autry Presents First Look At HURRICANE SAVAGE Photo Native Voices At The Autry Presents First Look At HURRICANE SAVAGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theatre company, presents Hurricane Savage as part of its First Look Series, a script development process that brings playwrights together with professional directors, dramaturgs, and actors.

Native Voices At The Autry Presents 24th Festival Of New Plays Photo Native Voices At The Autry Presents 24th Festival Of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theatre company, presents its 24th Annual Festival of New Plays at the Autry Museum of the American West and La Jolla Playhouse. The festival features staged readings of new and in-progress plays by Native writers followed by talkbacks in which each audience member becomes an important part of the collaborative process. 

Native Voices at the Autry Presents The World Premiere of BINGO HALL Photo Native Voices at the Autry Presents The World Premiere of BINGO HALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Edward Anaya makes all the calls in the pueblo-well, he calls the numbers at the senior center's bimonthly bingo. But college acceptance letters kick-start an identity crisis: Who will Edward be if he leaves home and bingo behind? Like Ferris Bueller if he lived in a pueblo, Edward knows just what to say until romantic rejection, family antics, and community pressures leave him tongue-tied. New playwright Dillon Chitto brings the pueblo to the American theatre in this hilarious new play about tradition in a fast-changing world.

Amy Hill And Raul Clayton Staggs To Receive Lee Meville Award Photo Amy Hill And Raul Clayton Staggs To Receive Lee Meville Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Playwrights' Arena, the only theater created and dedicated to producing bold new works for the stage written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, will be celebrating its 26th Anniversary with their annual fundraising gala, HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY. The event will be held at Barnsdall Gallery Theater, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, starting at 7:30 PM (with a VIP reception beginning at 6 PM). For tickets go to www.playwrightsarena.org or call 800-838-3006.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of BINGO HALL Photo Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of BINGO HALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

The only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices presents the world premiere of Bingo Hall by Dillon Chitto (Mississippi Choctaw, Laguna, Isleta Pueblo).

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage Photo Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage Photo Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.

BWW Interviews: Playwright Vickie Ramirez Discusses STAND-OFF AT HWY #37
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 7, 2014

What would you do if the government decided to build a road through your backyard without asking, without having the right, and without any regard for what you think? Playwright Vickie Ramirez examines the subject in her latest play, STAND-OFF AT HWY #37, now on stage at the Wells Fargo Theatre for Native Voices at the Autry.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND & GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN,Thru `3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Native Voices at the Autry, the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to presenting and developing the work of Native American playwrights, presents two full-length, one-man plays, WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND and GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN, written by and starring acclaimed actor and storyteller ROBERT OWENS-GREYGRASS (Lakota*) in repertory through March 18, 2012 at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater in Los Angeles. In the two vastly different works, which showcase his wit and humor, Greygrass portrays an astonishing 38 characters. Kevin Sifuentes (Hopi*) directs both productions. Randy Reinholz (Choctaw*) is Native Voices' Producing Artistic Director, and Jean Bruce Scott is Producing Executive Director.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND & GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN, 3/1 - 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2012

Native Voices at the Autry, the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to presenting and developing the work of Native American playwrights, presents two full-length, one-man plays, WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND and GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN, written by and starring acclaimed actor and storyteller ROBERT OWENS-GREYGRASS (Lakota*) in repertory from March 3 to 18, 2012 (previews begin March 1), at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater in Los Angeles. In the two vastly different works, which showcase his wit and humor, Greygrass portrays an astonishing 38 characters. Kevin Sifuentes (Hopi*) directs both productions. Randy Reinholz (Choctaw*) is Native Voices' Producing Artistic Director, and Jean Bruce Scott is Producing Executive Director.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND & GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN, 3/1 - 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Native Voices at the Autry, the country's only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to presenting and developing the work of Native American playwrights, presents two full-length, one-man plays, WALKING ON TURTLE ISLAND and GHOSTLANDS OF AN URBAN NDN, written by and starring acclaimed actor and storyteller ROBERT OWENS-GREYGRASS (Lakota*) in repertory from March 3 to 18, 2012 (previews begin March 1), at the Autry National Center's Wells Fargo Theater in Los Angeles. In the two vastly different works, which showcase his wit and humor, Greygrass portrays an astonishing 38 characters. Kevin Sifuentes (Hopi*) directs both productions. Randy Reinholz (Choctaw*) is Native Voices' Producing Artistic Director, and Jean Bruce Scott is Producing Executive Director.

Native Voices At The Autry Presents TALES OF AN URBAN INDIAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theater company, continues its 10th Anniversary Season with the West Coast premiere of the critically applauded one-man show Tales of an Urban Indian by noted Canadian playwright/actor Darrell Dennis (Shuswap*).

SALVAGE Participates In UK's Festival Of First Nations Creative Art In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

Native Voices at the Autry is taking its 2008 production of Diane Glancy's Salvage to participate in Origins, the UK's inaugural festival of First Nations Creative Art. Native Voices is the only U.S. theater company selected to participate along with three others from around the world.