A.R.T./New York Relief Fund for NYC Small Theatres


Fall 2020 A.R.T./New York Relief Fund Recipients

The following theater companies were the first recipients of the A.R.T./New York Relief Fund for NYC Small Theatres. Grants were awarded in December 2020. Funding for these grants was made possible by generous seed funding from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation as well as A.R.T./New York, Seth Sprague Foundation, and the Leon Levy Foundation.

Access Theater
Actionplay, Inc.
Amaterasu Za, Inc.
American Indian Artists Inc.(AMERINDA)
The Anthropologists
Astoria Performing Arts Center
Black Revolutionary Theatre Workshop
Boundless Theatre Company, Inc.
Braata Productions, Inc
The Brick Theater
Colt Coeur Theater Company
Conch Shell Productions
Crossing Jamaica Avenue
Developing Artists Theater Company
Downtown Art
Emit Theatre
EPIC Players
General Mischief Dance Theatre
Grand Pistachio
Green Earth Poets Cafe
Group .BR
Gung Ho Projects
Hypokrit Theatre Company
IRT Theater Inc
JACK Arts, Inc.
Kairos Italy Theater
Kaiser's Room
Kyoung's Pacific Beat

Labyrinth Theater Company
Latinx Playwrights Circle
Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company
LubDub Theatre Company
Moxie Arts NY
Musical Theatre Factory
National Asian Artists Project, Inc
National Queer Theater
New Ohio Theatre
New Perspectives Theatre Company
Noor Theatre, Inc.
The Parsnip Ship
Pioneers Go East Collective
Pipeline Theatre Company
Quick Silver Theater Company
Radical Evolution
Rising Sun Performance Company
Safe Harbors NYC
The Seeing Place Theater
SheNYC Arts, Inc
The Sống Collective
Spiderwoman Theatre Workshop, Inc
Titan Theatre Company
Treehouse Shakers
Wild Project
Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre

Fall 2020 A.R.T./New York Relief Fund Panelists

Panelists were selected from community nominations. For more information on the panelist process and how you can nominate a panelist for future A.R.T./New York grants, please click here. 

Andrew Clarke
Executive Director at Braata Productions

Alec Duffy
Co-Director at JACK

Iyvon Edebiri
Artistic Director at the Parsnip Ship

Laura Elliott
Associate Producer at The TEAM

Ariel Estrada
Producing Artistic Director at Leviathan Lab

Valete Graham
Development Manager at The Classical Theatre of Harlem

Sonoko Kawahara
Artistic Director at Crossing Jamaica Avenue

Shelley Miles
Freelance Stage Manager & Assistant Grant Writer

Catherine Peila
Strategic Finance, Development, International Programming Consultant at StonewallCDC and Afro Latin Jazz Alliance

Philip Santos Schaffer
Development Manager at Theatre of the Oppressed NYC

The A.R.T./New York Relief Fund for NYC Small Theatres is made possible with generous funding by the Leon Levy Foundation, the Seth Sprague Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), and A.R.T./New York.