Juliette Carrillo is a nationally recognized theater director, writer, and award-winning filmmaker from Los Angeles, California. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Carrillo has directed critically acclaimed productions across the country, including plays at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theater, South Coast Repertory, Magic Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Arizona Theater Company, and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. An ensemble member and director of Cornerstone Theater, Carrillo has collaborated with numerous communities in creating original work. The American Film Institute selected her for its highly esteemed Directing Workshop for Women, where she wrote and directed her first short film Spiral. Her acclaimed short film a-litter-a-tion took home multiple awards at the Honolulu 48 Hour Film Project, including Best Overall, Best Writing, and Best Acting. She has received the National Endowment of the Arts/Theatre Communications Group Directing Fellowship and the Princess Grace Award, among others. Carrillo served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2015.
Kristy Edmunds is the executive and artistic director of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. She is recognized for innovation and depth in the presentation of works by contemporary artists.
Born in Venezuela, Kotain works with various Philadelphia-area nonprofit cultural organizations to teach others about his Arab and Latin musical traditions.
Wyck will evaluate its current programming in advance of writing a new business plan that results in audience-centered programs with the potential to attract new visitors.
Fritz Dietel’s (Pew Fellow, 2007) inspiration comes from observation of botanic and aquatic natural forms. His pieces, quite labor-intensive, are mainly constructed from strips and shards of band-sawed wood.
Philadelphia Theatre Company produced the world premiere of Terrence McNally’s backstage period work about opera composer Vincenzo Bellini and the opening of his final opera.
Francis Davis is a writer and jazz critic, and a 1994 Pew Fellow.
In this month’s Pew Fellows news, Jenny Sabin is honored with a Women in Architecture Award presented by Architectural Record, Benjamin Volta unveils a new mural, and we remember the late artist and teacher Nicholas Kripal.
1812 Productions is the country’s only regional theater devoted entirely to comedy, with a history of over 50 shows.
Opera Philadelphia and the Wilma Theater will explore the Don Juan legend in scenes from theatrical works inspired by the famed lover.
In conjunction with FringeArts’ presentation of Macbeth by South African theater artist Brett Bailey, a series of film screenings will be held to explore the social, political, and artistic themes within the work.
Prior to the opening of his play Red-Eye to Havre de Grace, Phillips met with Rosemurgy, a 2012 Pew Fellow, to discuss the intersection of historical investigation and creative license.
Robert Pinsky is a poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 to 2000, he served as poet laureate consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress.