Spring 2016

CounterPulse's Artist in Residence Liz Tenuto/ Dance and a Half's "This Year Is Different: A Self-Help Musical". Photo credit: Robbie Sweeny.

CounterPulse’s Artist in Residence Liz Tenuto/ Dance and a Half’s “This Year Is Different: A Self-Help Musical”. Photo credit: Robbie Sweeny.

  • American Conservatory Theater received a three-year grant of $75,000 to support its Community Space Sharing Initiative, which provides free performance space, hands-on support, and guidance to local arts organizations who do not have their own spaces.
  • CounterPulse received a three-year grant of $75,000 to support its Artist Residency and Commissioning (ARC) program, which identifies local emerging and innovative choreographers and provides them with five-month residencies. Two artists per residency will rehearse, collaborate, and perform new works, and build a sustainable commissioning program supporting three fully commissioned world premieres each year.
  • Headlands Center for the Arts received a three-year grant of $75,000 to support its Artist in Residence (AIR) Program, which provides four to ten week long residencies for six to eight artists annually.
  • Playwrights Foundation Inc. received a three-year grant of $75,000 to support its Resident Playwrights Initiative and Production Fund, which provides an array of support and resources for ten Bay Area playwrights over a four-year term and includes a Production Fund for one project each year in partnership with a Bay Area theater.