1997 Grants

Annenberg Center for the Performing ArtsLes Enfants Terribles’ Children of the Game
Project Grant, $15,000

Arden Theatre Company – Production Costs and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $50,000

Robert Asman – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Asociacion de Musicos Latino Americanos – Suite of the Americas
Discovery Grant, $43,500

Myra Bazell – New Work
Project Grant, $7,500

Barbara Bullock – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Bristol Riverside Theatre – Artists’ Fees and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $50,000

Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra – Increase of Core Musicians
Discovery Grant, $43,400

Nicole Cousineau – New Work
Project Grant, $6,500

Paul Fierlinger – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Fleisher Art Memorial – Commission and Related Events with Tina Davidson
Project Grant, $24,800

Freedom Theatre – Jitney
Project Grant, $50,000

Thomas Gibbons – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Hedgerow Theatre – Salaries and Fees
Project Grant, $28,000

Hellmut GottschildBeing…Alive
Project Grant, $7,500

Suellen Haag – New Work
Project Grant, $10,000

Rennie Harris – Creative Process Time with Floyd Sullivan and/or Dennis Newsome
Project Grant, $8,500

Richard Harrod – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Headlong Dance Theater – Choreographic Exploration
Discovery Grant, $13,500

Glenn Holsten – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Independent Eye – Genesis Ensemble, Frankenstein
Project Grant, $25,000

InterAct Theatre Company – Production Costs for Three Shows
Project Grant, $25,000

Alex Kanevsky – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Roko Kawai – Commission by Yoshiko Chuma
Project Grant, $7,000

Melanie Stewart Dance TheatreSong Cycle/Cabaret
Project Grant, $14,500

Mozart Society – Additional Rehearsals
Discovery Grant, $5,300

Network for New Music – Commission of Three Chamber Works
Discovery Grant, $46,000

Opera Philadelphia – Experimental Stage
Discovery Grant, $19,100

Orchestra 2001 – American Premieres
Discovery Grant, $23,900

Painted Bride Art Center – Jazz and World Music Series
Discovery Grant, $47,100

Pennsylvania Ballet – New Work by Kevin O’Day
Project Grant, $16,000

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society – Vocal Recital Project and the 20th Century Chamber Music Retrospective
Discovery Grant, $49,600

Ilse Pfeifer – Urban Mix
Project Grant, $7,000

Philadelphia Classical Symphony – Expansion of Programming and Ensemble Size
Discovery Grant, $49,100

Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts – Big Band Subscription Series
Discovery Grant, $21,500

Philadelphia Dance Company – New Work
Project Grant, $16,000

Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays – Travel for The Secret Window
Project Grant, $8,050

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectArt Happens Here
Discovery Grant, $27,900

The Philadelphia SingersMissa Solemnis
Discovery Grant, $16,700

Philomel – Expansion of Core Ensemble
Discovery Grant, $18,600

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band – Addition of New Repertoire and Guest Artists
Discovery Grant, $29,100

Pottstown Symphony Orchestra – Additional Performances
Discovery Grant, $23,900

Prince Music Theater Festival – A Work Based on the Novel 1959 by Thulani Davis with Music Composed by Don Byron
Discovery Grant, $49,600

PRISM Quartet – Additional Performances of Contemporary Works, Residencies
Discovery Grant, $49,600

Relache – Performances of Contemporary Works
Discovery Grant, $21,500

LaVaughn Robinson – Expansion of Repertoire
Discovery Grant, $8,500

Peter Rose – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Steve Rowland – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Shoba Sharma – Mallari and Padam
Project Grant, $7,500

Sheila M. Sofian – Media
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society – India Music and Dance Series
Discovery Grant, $2,500

Paule Turner – New Work
Project Grant, $7,500

Voloshky Ukranian Dance EnsembleDance Suit
Project Grant, $13,000

The Wilma Theater – Actors’ Salaries and Extended Rehearsal Periods
Project Grant, $75,000

William Williams – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Marian X – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

FringeArts hosts a screening and discussion of the Romeo Castellucci film Tragedia Endogonidia.

Grants & Grantees

Max Apple (Pew Fellow, 2010) has been described as a “writer’s writer,” a dedicated author of short fiction who writes with precision and control.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Mike Ladd is a poet, performer, and librettist.

Grants & Grantees

The Painted Bride Art Center presented the Philadelphia debut of the Dave Holland Big Band in a program featuring new works by the eponymous bassist and composer.

This multi-part project will animate Chester’s downtown cultural corridor by engaging the local community, along with experts in public history, placemaking, and tactical urbanism, in a series of events and programs interpreting the city’s underground history.

Grants & Grantees

Founded in 2002 by two composers, Chamber Music Now provided the Philadelphia community with original concert productions.

Grants & Grantees

Since 1980, Susan Hess Modern Dance has sought to grow the audience for contemporary dance and support independent dance artists in the Philadelphia community.

Pew Fellow Bhob Rainey talks about the relationship between noise and music.

Originally created with Center support for the 2012 FringeArts Festival, Georgia Tech Arts now presents Thaddeus Phillips’ Red-Eye to Havre de Grace at the Ferst Center for the Arts.

“Dancing around the Bride* at the Philadelphia Museum of Art told “the story of five extraordinary artists and what happened to art and culture when their lives and work intersected,” said curator Carlos Basualdo.

Grants & Grantees

Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012) was a visual artist and a 1995 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Dito van Reigersberg is a theater artist, a co-founder and co-artistic director of Pig Iron Theatre Company, and a 2002 Pew Fellow.