Bristol Riverside Theatre

Bristol Riverside Theatre is a vibrant, engaged community theater in the northeast reaches of the Philadelphia area. Center support has allowed Bristol to professionalize its management, including the addition of a managing director position in 2009, and to better connect with local audiences.

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Collaborators & Colleagues

Bob and Roberta Smith, also known as Patrick Brill, is a British contemporary artist working in text, persona, and public space.

Grants & Grantees

Molly Russakoff is a poet and a 1995 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Emancipating Cliveden was a radical reinterpretation of Cliveden of the National Trust, based on extensive evidence of the Chew family’s slaveholding.

Mary Tuomanen and Aaron Cromie present excerpts from The Body Lautrec at FringeArts’ Scratch Night.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Kent Thompson was named artistic director of the Denver Center Theatre Company, part of the Denver Center for Performing Arts, in 2005.

Grants & Grantees

Independent theater artist Geoff Sobelle tested ideas for his first-ever one-man show: an “archaeological dig of the here and now” that explores our relationship to “things.”

This project investigated various issues surrounding (co-)authorship in cultural production, asking questions around definitions of authorship, collaboration, audience participation, the influence of marketplace, and other concepts.

Collaborators & Colleagues

MJ Kaufman is a playwright whose work examines the human experience, often focusing on the lives of queer and transpeople.

Grants & Grantees

Philadelphia’s Clay Studio is a center for local, national, and international ceramic arts communities.

This month’s Pew Fellows news highlights include a new opera from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon, a Hodder Fellowship through Princeton University for set designer and theater artist Matt Saunders, and new exhibition works by artists Tim Portlock, Jane Irish, Alex Da Corte, and more.