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BROADWAY (assistant director): THE MOUNTAINTOP, DEF POETRY JAM on TOUR. Other credits include: WANTED at (PS122), AND HER HAIR WENT WITH HER (NJ REP Theater), SCOURGE (YERBA BUENA). She has worked at: Lincoln Center Theater, Public Theater, Lark Play Development, Arena Stage, Studio Theater, ... (read complete bio)
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@Kamilahf - 7/26/21 05:26pm Got to sit down with #LovecraftCountry’s @MishaGreen on the Trade Secrets podcast - and you know I had to fangirl o… https://


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BROADWAY (assistant director): THE MOUNTAINTOP, DEF POETRY JAM on TOUR. Other credits include: WANTED at (PS122), AND HER HAIR WENT WITH HER (NJ REP Theater), SCOURGE (YERBA BUENA). She has worked at: Lincoln Center Theater, Public Theater, Lark Play Development, Arena Stage, Studio Theater, ... (read complete bio)
The Theatre Leadership Project Announces New Company Management Program Photo The Theatre Leadership Project Announces New Company Management Program
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021

TTLP’s Company Management Program will offer fellowships featuring supplemental opportunities for continued learning and mentorship to up to five employed BIPOC company managers and assistant company managers already working on Broadway shows as New York’s hard-hit theatrical industry reawakens.

Hi-ARTS Taps Aaron McKinney As Its New Executive Director Photo Hi-ARTS Taps Aaron McKinney As Its New Executive Director
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 19, 2021

The Board of Directors of Hi-ARTS ‚ÄĒ an urban arts incubator that has helped develop acclaimed works of art from creators including Dominique Morisseau, Radha Blank, Alex Alpharaoh and Ebony Noelle Golden ‚ÄĒ announced today the appointment of Aaron L. McKinney as executive director.

Stage Directors And Choreographers Foundation Now Accepting Nominations For The 2021  Photo Stage Directors And Choreographers Foundation Now Accepting Nominations For The 2021 Zelda Fichandler Award
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 16, 2021

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, announced today that nominations for the Zelda Fichandler Award are now being accepted through August 1, 2021.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Springsteen Returns to Broadway, New Results from UK Pilot S Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Springsteen Returns to Broadway, New Results from UK Pilot Study
by Alex Freeman - Jun 28, 2021

It was a big week in New York theatre as Bruce Springsteen opened a Broadway show for the first time in 15 months to a fully vaccinated crowd. While theatre has continued in various forms throughout the pandemic, seeing the return of a show to one of the major commercial centers of the industry was an important step from an economic and emotional standpoint.

Biden Announces Kamilah Forbes, Jake Shimabukuro & More as Nominees for National Coun Photo Biden Announces Kamilah Forbes, Jake Shimabukuro & More as Nominees for National Council on the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as members of the National Council on the Arts: Kamilah Forbes, Christopher Morgan, Ismael Ahmed, Kinan Azmeh, Huascar Medina, Jake Shimabukuro, Constance Williams, and Fiona Whelan Prine. 

Events Added to NEW YORK MUSIC MONTH EXTENDED PLAY Photo Events Added to NEW YORK MUSIC MONTH EXTENDED PLAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2021

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment announces the addition of events from new partners during the final two months of New York Music Month Extended Play. NYMMEP is a six-month program, from January to June, offering free, online events to support the music community and enthusiasts during the pandemic. 

Apollo Theater Announces Virtual Spring Benefit APOLLO RESOUNDING Photo Apollo Theater Announces Virtual Spring Benefit APOLLO RESOUNDING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

The Apollo today announced the non-profit’s annual spring fundraiser will take place virtually on the Apollo Theater’s Digital Stage on Monday, June 7 at 7:30pm ET. This year’s benefit, APOLLO RESOUNDING, will honor Felicia and Ben Horowitz with the inaugural Impact Award.

Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship Photo Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that applications are now open for the 2021 Fellowship program.

Broadway Producers Launch The Theatre Leadership Project Photo Broadway Producers Launch The Theatre Leadership Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

A group of theatre producers have joined forces to launch The Theatre Leadership Project, an ambitious nonprofit aimed at providing resources to programs that seek to diversify commercial theatre leadership.

Tony Goldwyn, Aja Naomi King, Kamilah Forbes and More to Take Part in Opening Act Vir Photo Tony Goldwyn, Aja Naomi King, Kamilah Forbes and More to Take Part in Opening Act Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

On April 28, 2021, Opening Act will host a virtual gala with an incredible lineup of theater performers, artists, and students. Hosted by Aja Naomi King, the event will feature special musical performance by Alice Smith, and feature Brittany Adebumola, Bryonn Bain, Chris Bauer, Kamilah Forbes, Tony Goldwyn, Jon Michael Hill, Odley Jean, and more.

T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince Photo T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

The T. Fellowship has officially been renamed The Prince Fellowship to honor the legacy, career and memory of the producer, director and T Fellowship founder Harold Prince.

World Premiere of Broadway-Bound SOUL TRAIN, Christopher Chen World Premiere & More A Photo World Premiere of Broadway-Bound SOUL TRAIN, Christopher Chen World Premiere & More Announced for A.C.T. Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

American Conservatory Theater announced an updated lineup and performance schedule that will comprise the theater organization’s upcoming season. A.C.T. will present María Irene Fornés's landmark immersive play, Fefu and Her Friends, replacing the previously-announced William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and more.

American Conservatory Theater Delays In-Person Productions to January 2022 Photo American Conservatory Theater Delays In-Person Productions to January 2022
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021

American Conservatory Theater has announced that it is delaying its in-person offerings until January 2022.

The Apollo Theater, Kennedy Center, and National Sawdust Launch Podcast ACTIVE HOPE Photo The Apollo Theater, Kennedy Center, and National Sawdust Launch Podcast ACTIVE HOPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

The Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center, and National Sawdust have announced a new podcast collaboration, Active Hope, exploring how artists and arts leaders can shape this transformational, historical, and polarizing moment.

Apollo Theater & Screen/Play Presents 30 YEARS OF HOUSE PARTY Photo Apollo Theater & Screen/Play Presents 30 YEARS OF HOUSE PARTY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

The Apollo Theater announced details today for Apollo Film & Screen/Play Presents: 30 Years of House Party on Saturday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m. EST, launching the nonprofit Theater’s 87th season of expanded digital offerings that celebrates and centers Black artists and voices from the African Diaspora.

Emmy Winner Erin Cherry Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast For Black History Month Photo Emmy Winner Erin Cherry Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast For Black History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

Actor and producer Erin Cherry (After Forever) gets behind the mic to talk with host Patrick Oliver Jones, not only about her own acting journey onstage and onscreen but of the black women she watched growing up like Cicely Tyson and Diahann Carroll and the importance of such role models and examples, then and now.

Apollo Theater Announces Spring 2021 Season Programming Photo Apollo Theater Announces Spring 2021 Season Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2021

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its spring 2021 season, which will take place exclusively online. The season features a broad range of free and ticketed virtual events, including the Apollo Film series celebration of House Party and House Party 2, cult classics created more than 30 years ago.

Choreographer Jenn Rose Awarded With Breakout Award From Stage Directors and Choreogr Photo Choreographer Jenn Rose Awarded With Breakout Award From Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2021

SDCF has announced that the Breakout Award will be awarded to Jenn Rose. The SDCF Awards, which will feature the presentation of the Breakout Award along with the previously announced Joe A. Callaway Awards, Gordon Davidson Award and Zelda Fichandler Award, will be hosted by Jack O’Brien virtually on February 8, 2021 at 8pm EST.

HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for  Photo HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for 52nd NAACP Image Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

The full-list of nominees for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards were announced today in a special virtual event on NAACP Image Awards’ Instagram channel hosted by Tony-award winning actress and singer Anika Noni-Rose, actress and singer Chloe Bailey, actress Erika Alexander, actor, dancer, and choreographer Nicco Annan, and actor and singer TC Carson.

Danya Taymor and Travis Wall to be Honored With 2020 Joe A. Callaway Awards Photo Danya Taymor and Travis Wall to be Honored With 2020 Joe A. Callaway Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2021

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has announced that the 2020 Joe A. Callaway Awards will be awarded to Danya Taymor for excellence in directing for Heroes of the Fourth Turning (Playwrights Horizons) and Travis Wall for excellence in choreography for The Wrong Man (MCC Theater).

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