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2019 Emergency Grants: Performance Art/Theater

20 Projects Supported to date

600 Highwaymen, a theater company founded by Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone, received a grant in August to present Manmade Earth during Crossing the Line at The Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn, September 12-15.

Esther Baker-Tarpaga (Philadelphia, PA), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant to present No New Idols in the Sculpture Quadrennial Riga's time-based performance festival in Riga, Latvia, May 27-30.

Lauren Bakst (Brooklyn, NY), a performance artist, received a grant in March to present More Problems with Form at the Chocolate Factory Theater in Queens, April 3-6.

Nicholas Brooke (Bennington, VT), a composer, received a grant in August to present Decameron at Studio 153 in Brooklyn, September 8.

Lex Brown (Bronx, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in February to perform Focacciatown during her solo exhibition Animal Static at The Kitchen in New York, February 21-22.

Antonius-Tin Bui (Sugar Land, TX), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in February to present Queer(ing) the Wheel during Experimental Action, a performance art festival, at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, February 21.

Dead Practice (Los Angeles, CA), a theatre collective, received a grant in June to present READY! SET! and KNOT FUN in The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in Prague, Czech Republic, June 13, 14, and 16.

The Drunkard's Wife (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in May to present Madame Lynch at the New Ohio Theatre, in New York, May 29 – June 15.

Liz Ferrer (Miami, FL), a video and performance artist, received a grant in April to present Quinceañerera at Mana Contemporary Miami, April 26.

Nile Harris (New York, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in March to present The Rise and Fall of the Huxtable Family: Episode 2 at Palais De Tokyo in Paris, France, March 14.

Asher Hartman (Alhambra, CA), a playwright, received a grant in August to present The Dope Elf at Yale Union in Portland, OR, September 15-October 20.

Arshia Haq (Los Angeles, CA), a visual, sound, and performance artist, received a grant in April to present Ajnabi Milan (Strangers' Union) during the group exhibition Unraveling Collective Forms at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Los Angeles, April 3-May 25 with a performance on April 3.

Pioneers Go East (New York, NY), a theater collective, received a grant in May to present VIRGO STAR at Ars Nova in New York, June 14, at Judson Memorial Church, in New York, June 19, and at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, in the Bronx, June 28.

Diana Oh (New York, NY), a theater and performance artist, received a grant in January to present The Infinite Love Party at the Bushwick Starr in Brooklyn, January 11-February 2.

Paul Outlaw (Los Angeles, CA), a theater artist, received a grant in July to present Big Black Cockroach (BBC) in the New Original Works Festival at REDCAT in Los Angeles, August 1-3.

Marina Peng (St. Louis, MO), a visual artist, received a grant in January to install and perform Fundamentals of Shared Weight at The Luminary in St. Louis, MO, March 8-April 13 with performance March 1.

Anna Luisa Petrisko (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist and musician, received a grant in October to present THE VIBRATION GROUP at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, in Los Angeles, November 20-24.

Ita Segev (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in September to present Knot In My Name at Gibney in New York, October 3-5.

Sister Sylvester (New York, NY), a theater company, received a grant in March to present The Fall at Yale University in New Haven, CT, March 29.

Smoke and Mirrors Collaborative (Brooklyn, NY), received a grant in October to present The Black History Museum... According to the United States of America at HERE Arts Center in New York, November 1-24.

Source Material (Los Angeles, CA), a theater collective, received a grant in May to present I Should Have a Party For All The Thoughts I Didn't Say in the San Francisco International Arts Festival in San Francisco, May 24 – 26.