Charlotte Blake Alston

1994 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1994
Theater

References

Grants & Grantees

This new theater work was a cowboy-clown odyssey presenting fragments of a mythic American desertscape.

A Fierce Kind of Love, a new play about the fight for disability rights, will be part of a series of public programs meant to generate public discussion beyond the disability community.

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An urban performing arts center on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the Annenberg Center presents touring theater, jazz, and world music.

Musician and Pew Fellow Chris Madak on artistic motivation, the notion of “perfection,” and more.

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Alex Da Corte (Pew Fellow, 2012) scans grocery stores, street corners, and IKEA showrooms to find materials for his assemblages and videos, which utilize everything from food to hardware.

Finding a “form to contain [the mess]” is one way that 2013 Pew Fellow Jenn McCreary describes her motivation for writing poetry. An avid note-taker, she tasks herself to find forms for disparate ideas.

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People’s Light is one of Pennsylvania’s largest professional nonprofit theaters and is known for its resident company of artists, eclectic mix of productions, and for innovative work with young people.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Cora Mirikitani is the president and CEO of the Center for Cultural Innovation, a California-based knowledge and financial services incubator for individual artists.

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Independent artist Thaddeus Phillips created, developed, and performed a two-part world premiere solo work about a Serbian immigrant.

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LaVaughn Robinson (1927–2008) was a tap dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.

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Jan Krzywicki is a composer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.

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At age 33, Germaine Ingram (Pew Fellow, 2010) took up dance under the tutelage of a Philadelphia tap legend, the late LaVaughn Robinson (a 1992 Pew Fellow).