Charlotte Blake Alston

1994 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1994
Theater

References

Grants & Grantees

Thaddeus Phillips produced his largest show to date: an original musical about the delirious final days of Edgar Allen Poe’s life, which he spent traveling between New York and Richmond.

Grants & Grantees

Pig Iron is a company specializing in exuberant ensemble-devised works. The organization has begun to train the next generation of daring physical theater artists through the Pig Iron School of Advanced Performing Training.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Lee Rainie is the director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, a nonprofit, non-partisan “fact tank” that studies the social impact of the Internet.

Congolese choreographer and dancer Faustin Linyekula discusses why he believes that theater is “a lab for how we live as citizens.”

A number of Center-funded performances and exhibitions have garnered national and regional media attention in recent months.

Filmmaker and Pew Fellow David Scott Kessler on creating environmentally-conscious art, turning limitations into creative assets, and more.

Grants & Grantees

With support from the Center, the Arden has integrated visually dazzling video design into live productions and enhanced its work for young audiences.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Professor Bonnie C. Wade is chair of the department of music at the University of California, Berkeley, where she founded the ethnomusicology program in 1975.

Bruce Graham’s Rizzo opens at Theatre Exile, NPR features Chris Forsyth, and Geoff Sobelle’s The Object Lesson receives a Bessie Award.

Grants & Grantees

Rennie Harris is a dancer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

FringeArts presents, develops, and commissions a range of high-quality contemporary performing and visual arts in Philadelphia.

Grants & Grantees

Opera Philadelphia presented the American premiere of Hans Werner Henze’s Phaedra (2007).