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2018 Emergency Grants: Performance Art/Theater

33 Projects Supported to date

2018 Emergency Grants: Performance Art/Theater

Ron Athey (Los Angeles, CA), a performance artist, received a grant in October to present Acephalous Monster at Performance Space New York in New York, November 14-17.

ATOM-r (Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality) (Chicago, IL), a performance group co-directed by Mark Jeffrey and Judd Morrissey, received a grant in January to present Kjell Theøry and BEAUTIFUL HOLY JEWEL HOME OF THE ORIGINAL RHINESTONE COWBOY at Chisendale Dance Space in London and the Marlborough Theatre in Brighton, United Kingdom, January 8-21.

Jarrod Beck (Accord, NY), a theater maker, received a grant in January to present MARCH, at Le Corbusier's Ahmedabad Textile Mills Association in Ahmedabad, India, February 1-2.

Jessica Blinkhorn (Atlanta, GA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in August to perform Gaze and Graze in the Art in Odd Places festival in New York, October 12-13.

Tei Blow (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in May to premiere The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto! at Abrons Arts Center in New York, June 7-24.

Donna Costello and Jennifer Sargent (Ventura, CA), theater and dance artists, received a grant in February to present Jitterbug and the Aftermath in the EstroGenius Festival at the Kraine Theater in New York, March 12-13.

Marsian De Lellis (Los Angeles, CA), a puppeteer and theater artist, received a grant in August to present Object of Her Affection in the LAX Festival at Automota, presented by Los Angeles Performance Practice in Los Angeles, September 17-October 14.

Chelsea Flowers (Detroit, MI), a sculptor and performance artist, received a grant in January to install A War on Partying at the Muted Horn Gallery in Cleveland, OH, February 9-March 11.

Erica Gressman (Chicago, IL), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in May to perform Limbs at the Krannert Art Museum in Champaign, IL, on September 13.

Alicia Grullón (Bronx, NY), a performance artist, received a grant in June to perform The Rule is Love #4 (con la mirada y sin un objecto / with gaze and without object) at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, on July 19.

Bailey Hikawa and Scotty Wagner (Los Angeles, CA), visual and performance artists, received a grant in September to present 100 Year Plan at Slamdance: Digital, Interactive Gaming Showcase at Pieter Performance Space in Los Angeles, September 13 and 15.

John Jarboe (Philadelphia, PA), a theater artist, received a grant in June to perform You can never go down the drain at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, June 20-July 1.

Ayesha Jordan (New York, NY), a performance and theater artist, received a grant in March to present Shasta Geaux Pop in the Right About Now Festival in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 24-25.

Rachel Marlene Kauder Nalebuff (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in September to present I Know You So Well at Artspace in New Haven, CT, October 26-28.

Adam Kucharski (Columbus, OH), a theater and dance artist, received a grant in June to perform ETMAC: Extra-territorial Ministry of Arab Culture at Altofest in Naples, Italy, July 4-8.

Aaron Landsman (New York, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in September to present Language Reversal at La MaMa E.T.C. in New York, October 11-14.

Seung-Min Lee (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in July to install and perform Intolerable Whiteness at The Kitchen in New York, June 27-August 3.

Sarah Lewis-Capellari and Gwyneth Shanks (Minneapolis, MN), theater and performance artists, received a grant in July to present Untitled: on the borders of something that has already shifted at Materials & Applications in Los Angeles, on September 29.

Kareem Lucas (New York, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in September to present RATED BLACK: An American Requiem at New York Theater Workshop in New York, September 27-October 13.

Alessandro Magania (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in May to present Radio Delirio at The Performing Garage in New York, June 13-24.

Kathryn McCarthy (Brooklyn, NY), a video artist, received a grant in July to present (P)residency – The Green Room at SOHO20 in Brooklyn, July 15 and 29.

Butch Merigoni (Brooklyn, NY), a performance artist, received a grant in March to present Tasks at the Inverse Performance Art Festival in Fayetteville, AR, April 12-15.

Cristina Molina (New Orleans, LA), a visual artist, and her collaborators Vanessa Centeno, Robyn LeRoy Evans, and Ryn Wilson, received a grant in February to present Visionary Bring(H)ers / Future Tell(H)ers at The Front in New Orleans, on February 24.

Lindsay Parnell (Richmond, VA), a dance and performance artist, received a grant in August to perform Call Forward at Corrugate Contemporary in Columbus, OH, on September 1.

Phantom Limb (New York, NY), a theater company, received a grant in November to present Falling Out as part of the BAM Next Wave Festival at the BAM Harvey Theater in Brooklyn, November 7-10.

Stacey Karen Robinson (Bronx, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in February to present You Never Can Always Sometimes Tell at JACK in Brooklyn, March 8-10.

Anne Saunders (Los Angeles, CA), a theater artist, received a grant in June to perform Our Country at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1-26.

Kaneza Schaal (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in October to perform JACK & at the BAM Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, October 17-20.

Colin Self (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, choreographer, and performance artist, received a grant in March to perform Siblings (Elation VI) at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, on March 11.

Corey Smith (Chicago, IL), a composer, writer, and performer, received a grant in March to present The New Prairie School at Public Space One in Iowa City, on March 25.

Tim Smith-Stewart and Jeffrey Azevedo (Seattle, WA), a performance and installation artist, received a grant in August to present Awaiting Oblivion at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's Time Based Art Festival in Portland, September 14-16.

Michael Williams (Brooklyn, NY), co-Artistic Director of Antigravity Performance Project, received a grant in January to present Dear Diary LOL at FringeArts in Philadelphia, January 25-26.

Kim Ye (Los Angeles, CA), a performance artist and sculptor, received a grant in February to present TAKEN DOWN at Artists' Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions in Chicago, on March 4.