Monthly Archives: August 2008

Project Design Update

Written on August 22, 2008 at 12:00 pm, by

In 2003, Frank Gehry and Hugh Hardy began to collaboratively design Theatre for a New Audience’s first home in the BAM Cultural District.√Ǭ† Due to Frank Gehry’s busy schedule, our site change and the project’s timing, Mr. Gehry is unable to contribute to this final phase of design. Hugh Hardy will now be our sole…Read More »

Theatre for a New Audience Associate Artistic Director Wins Princess Grace Award

Written on August 11, 2008 at 3:53 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience is proud to announce that our Associate Artistic Director, Arin Arbus, is the recipient of a 2008 Princess Grace Award.√Ǭ†√Ǭ† The Princess Grace Foundation-USA annually awards emerging artists in theater, dance, and film with grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships.√Ǭ†Arbus, who will receive the 2008 Princess Grace…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… The Summer Arts Institute

Written on August 11, 2008 at 3:52 pm, by

Summertime doesn’t always mean vacation for NYC’s public school students. Now in its sixth year, The Summer Arts Institute provides over 200 talented students in grades 8-12 with the opportunity to attend a free, intensive program at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. Many participants go on to specialized arts high schools or conservatories. Organized by…Read More »

Shakespeare Fellows’ Project Receives Significant Grant

Written on August 11, 2008 at 3:51 pm, by

Theatre for a New Audience√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Shakespeare Fellows√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ Project has received a significant Faculty Humanities Workshop grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).√Ǭ† Although this is the program√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s third year of NEH funding, this year√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s grant represents the maximum possible amount the NEH awards in this funding category.√Ǭ† This increased gift allows the program…Read More »

Theatre for a New Audience Meets Boeing-Boeing

Written on August 11, 2008 at 3:51 pm, by

On Wednesday, July 23, friends of Theatre for a New Audience gathered on the Great White Way for an exclusive theatre event. First, attendees saw a performance of Boeing-Boeing at the Longacre Theatre.√Ǭ† The show won two 2008 Tony Awards: Best Revival of a Play and Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play,…Read More »