Tuesday, November 29, 2011

2011 Knight Arts Challenge Winners

From the Miami New Times:
Out of over 1,300 applications, the 2011 winners include a Winter Shakespeare Festival from GableStage, more Weird Miami Bus Tours by Bas Fisher, an expanded artist residency in the Everglades, and aqua scapes at MIA by Coral Morphologic. Read on for the full list of winners, projects, and glorious art-funding dollar signs.

Here are the theatre companies that were awarded grants:

Training, Mentorship for Playwrights
Project: CityWrights Miami - A Professional Weekend for Playwrights
Recipient: City Theatre
Award: $75,000

Winter Shakespeare Festival Brings Together Royal Shakespeare Company and GableStage with Acclaimed Local Playwright
Project: Winter Shakespeare Festival - New Audience, Old Master, Outdoors and Free
Recipient: GableStage
Award: $120,000

Latino Theater Greats to Participate in International Hispanic Theatre Festival
Project: Miami: Hispanic Cultural Capital of the U.S.
Recipient: Teatro Avante
Award: $150,000

Mentors for African-American Playwrights
Project: New Play Series
Recipient: The M Ensemble Company
Award: $25,000


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