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2015 Emergency Grants: Performance Art/Theater

12 Projects Supported

Tara Ahmadinejad (Brooklyn, NY), a director, received a grant in January to premiere Old Paper Houses at Irondale in Brooklyn, February 27-March 14.

Lileana Blain-Cruz (Long Island City, NY), a theater director, received a grant in July to produce SALOME at JACK in Brooklyn, August 6-8.

Frank Boyd (Seattle, WA), a writer and performer, received a grant in July to present The Holler Sessions as part of the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival in Groningen, Netherlands, August 20-22.

Tyler Coburn (Brooklyn, NY), an installation/performance artist and writer, received a grant in March to perform NaturallySpeaking organized by the New York Performing Arts Collective at Judson Memorial Church in New York, on March 29.

Chelsea Coon (New Milford, CT), a performance artist, received a grant in May to perform Spaces We Will Go as part of the CREATurE Live Art Festival in Kaunus, Lithuania, on June 19.

Marsha Ginsberg (New York, NY), a theatre design artist, received a grant in March to create set and costume designs for Big Republic at Theater Rampe in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 27.

Modesto Jimenez (Brooklyn, NY), a spoken word poet and founder of the Brooklyn Gypsies collective, received a grant in May to present How to Make it in Black America at JACK in Brooklyn, June 20-July 12.

Christina Masciotti (Queens, NY), a playwright, received a grant in February to premiere SOCIAL SECURITY at The Bushwick Starr in Brooklyn, February 25-March 14.

Kaneza Schaal (New York, NY), a performer, writer, and director, received a grant in July to premiere GO/FORTH at PS122's COIL Festival at Performance Space 122 in New York, January 5-17, 2016.

Linda Sibio, (Joshua Tree, CA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in January to perform Human-Pig Hybrid and exhibit Schizophrenic Trust at Highways in Santa Monica, CA, January 17-February 17.

Sergei Tcherepnin (Brooklyn, NY), a composer and performance artist, received a grant in October to premiere Maize Mantis at The Kitchen in New York, October 15-17.

Mariana Valencia (Brooklyn, NY), a writer and performer, received a grant in December to premiere Originators at Abrons Art Center in New York, January 29-31.