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Ty Defoe

 
Bio:
Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (He| Him | They | We | Us) Oneida and Ojibwe Nations. Recent Off-Broadway credit: Masculinity Max (Directed by Dustin Wills, The Public Theater). Recent Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). Grammy Award and 2017 Jonathan Larson Award winner. Book and lyrics, Clouds Are ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (He| Him | They | We | Us) Oneida and Ojibwe Nations. Recent Off-Broadway credit: Masculinity Max (Directed by Dustin Wills, The Public Theater). Recent Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). Grammy Award and 2017 Jonathan Larson Award winner. Book and lyrics, Clouds Are ... (read complete bio)
Weston Theater Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts Photo Weston Theater Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

Weston Theater Company has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support their 2022 Original Works Programs. 

Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award Photo Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.

THE MINUTES on Broadway Raises $27K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Rel Photo THE MINUTES on Broadway Raises $27K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that from a portion of tickets sales $27,000 has been raised thus far to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES Photo Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre¬†will conclude¬†its 2022 season with¬†Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe¬†The 1491s¬†and directed by¬†Eric Ting, is presented with¬†Oregon Shakespeare Festival.¬†Between Two Knees¬†will be performed May 12‚ÄďJune 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

Review Roundup: THE MINUTES Opens on Broadway Photo Review Roundup: THE MINUTES Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Apr 17, 2022

Steppenwolf's production of Tracy Letts' new play THE MINUTES opens on Broadway at Studio 54 tonight, starring Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Noah Reid, Jeff Still.

Photos: First Look at Tracy Letts' THE MINUTES on Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at Tracy Letts' THE MINUTES on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

Get a first look at the Broadway production of Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County. 

Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season Photo Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

World premieres, musicals, cutting edge contemporary drama, a beloved American classic and a mystery/comedy make 2022/2023 a season to reconnect with great theater at Syracuse Stage. It is a season filled with enjoyment and opportunities to experience an intriguing variety of live theater.

THE MINUTES by Tracy Letts Begins Previews on Broadway Tomorrow Photo THE MINUTES by Tracy Letts Begins Previews on Broadway Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Steppenwolf’s production of Tracy Letts’ new play THE MINUTES begins performances tomorrow, Saturday, April 2, with an official opening night set for Sunday, April 17 on Broadway at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).

THE MINUTES Will Donate Portion of Ticket Sales to Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Photo THE MINUTES Will Donate Portion of Ticket Sales to Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

The producers and company of Steppenwolf’s production of THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that a portion of ticket sales will go to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus To Present VOICES RISING Photo San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus To Present VOICES RISING
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig and Executive Director Chris Verdugo announced Voices Rising, a one-night-only event taking place on Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall.

JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants Photo JMF Writers Grove at Goodspeed Announces 30 Participants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals will return to the Goodspeed campus January 31 - February 27, 2022 after being virtual in 2021.

Cody Renard Richard, Mj Rodriguez, Camille A. Brown & More Named to Kennedy Center Ne Photo Cody Renard Richard, Mj Rodriguez, Camille A. Brown & More Named to Kennedy Center Next 50
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022

An elementary‚Äďaged rapper, an award‚Äďwinning composer, and a dancer defying the stigmas of cerebral palsy, come together in the¬†Kennedy Center Next 50, a new cultural leadership initiative.

Roxane Gay, Ty Defoe, Raja Feather Kelly & More to be Feature in Oregon Shakespeare F Photo Roxane Gay, Ty Defoe, Raja Feather Kelly & More to be Feature in Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Inaugural Quills Fest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, in partnership with Artizen and Museum of Other Realities, will present the first-ever Quills Fest, an annual two-day immersive digital festival at the intersection of live theatre and Extended Reality.

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Announces Season 43 Photo Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Announces Season 43
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has announced its new season line-up today, and the return to live, in-person concerts after a nearly two-year pandemic halt.

Listen: Season 3 of THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK Launches With Christine T Photo Listen: Season 3 of THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK Launches With Christine Toy Johnson & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting the third season of their podcast, The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK entertains frank conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Dramatists Guild of America Announces the Creation of New Inclusion Rider for Th Photo The Dramatists Guild of America Announces the Creation of New Inclusion Rider for Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America today announced the creation of its first ever Inclusion Rider. As part of its commitment to fostering a more equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved in their productions.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with WE WILL ALWAYS BE HERE, October 11 Photo Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with WE WILL ALWAYS BE HERE, October 11
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2021

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day at the historic Great Hall of The Cooper Union on Monday, Oct. 11, 7pm with Grammy Award‚Äďwinning composer, 2021 Helen Merrill award-winning playwright, actor, choreographer, eagle dancer, and hoop dancer Ty Defoe (Giizhig). Ty, who is from the Oneida and Ojibwe Nations, interweaves artistic projects with social justice, indigeneity, trans rights, Indigi-Queering, and environmentalism.

AMPLIFY - First Stage's BIPOC Short Play Series - to Return This Fall Photo AMPLIFY - First Stage's BIPOC Short Play Series - to Return This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, is delighted to announce the second season of their new Amplify - BIPOC Short Play Series beginning on September 1, 2021.

Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study on Needs of Artists Photo Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study on Needs of Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021

In early 2021, Sundance Institute commissioned Jesse Cameron Alick, the newly-appointed Associate Artistic Director for the Vineyard Theater in New York and past creator advisor to the Institute’s Theater Program, to launch an in-depth field study to hear directly from theater makers about the most urgent needs of artists and the field.

New Victory Announces 2021-22 Season and 2021-22 New Victory LabWorks Artists Photo New Victory Announces 2021-22 Season and 2021-22 New Victory LabWorks Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

Today, New Victory announced their upcoming 2021-22 season, which will include holiday performances of Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, directed by Christopher Gattelli (NEWSIES). This season will see a return to in-person performances at the New Victory Theater, as well as the opportunity for guests to stream the season in their homes.

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