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2020 Emergency Grants: Performance Art/Theater

8 Projects Supported

Christian Cruz (Irving, TX), a performance and installation artist, received a grant in March to present I don’t dream of labor: Living Portraits of a 1st Generation Chicana at Eastfield Galleries in Dallas, TX, with performances April 15-20.

Robin Deacon (Chicago, IL), a writer and filmmaker artist, received a grant in February to present Eratum during By the Book at Foyles Bookstore, presented by Live Art Development Agency, in London, UK on February 25.

Philip Wesley Gates (Pittsburgh, PA), a director and performing artist, received a grant in January to present TERMINER at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh, PA, February 6-7.

Ulrik López (San Juan, PR), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in January to present Summon Song at the Broad Museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, January 25-August 23 with a performance on January 25.

Derek Spencer (Los Angeles, CA), a director, writer, and theater artist, received a grant in February to present Everyone Agrees It’s About to Explode in Los Angeles, CA, on March 12.

Jillian Walker (New York, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in February to present SKiNFoLK: An American Show co-presented by the National Black Theater and the Bushwick Starr in Brooklyn, NY, February 26-March 21.

Casey Wimpee (Lubbock, TX), a playwright and poet, received a grant in March to present Butcher Holler Here We Come at the New Zealand Fringe in Wellington, NZ; Dunedin Fringe in Dunedin, NZ; and the Factory Theatre in Marrickville, Australia, with performances March 14-28.

Moe Yousuf (Brooklyn, NY), a theater artist, received a grant in March to present Present Shame and Further Woe at Target Margin Theater in Brooklyn, NY, April 30-May 17.