Andrew Simonet

2006 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2006
Dance; joint Pew Fellowship with David Brick and Amy Smith

References

During Dancing around the Bride’s run at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the exhibition received a string of glowing reviews from the New York Times.

Mayor Michael Nutter hails Sherlock, Philadelphia’s second-ever poet laureate, as one of the city’s “most talented homegrown artists.”

Founded in 1969, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble seeks to preserve, present, and build upon the dance and music of Africa and the African Diaspora.

Promoting cultural exchanges between Ukrainians and the global community, Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble seeks to represent the country’s culture through dance.

Grants & Grantees

People’s Light & Theatre Company’s project brought six playwrights from across the country to the theater’s campus to develop new work inspired by the region’s diverse communities.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Chris joined Portland Center Stage as artistic director in May 2000. Before coming to Portland, he was artistic director at Actor’s Express in Atlanta, a company he co-founded in 1988.

Grants & Grantees

In 2005 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 66 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Karina Muñiz is currently the political director of Mujeres Unidas y Activas, a grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women based in California.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Jenifer Papararo was appointed Director of Artistic Programs at the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg, Canada in November 2014. Papararo served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2015.

Drexel’s Legacy Center worked with a diverse planning team to develop dynamic digital programming for teens that will explore issues of gender disparity and women’s history.

A number of Center-supported performances take the stage this summer, including seven new musical commissions by The Crossing and the world premiere of Pablo Batista’s music and dance production El Viaje (The Journey).

Questions of Practice

Dance scholar Linda Caruso Haviland shares her thoughts on restaging, reconstruction, reenactment, and reconstruction in dance.