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.
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.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants in support of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural community today. They include 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 project grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement grants of $500,000 each.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will identify and implement optimal strategies for integrating contemporary art into all areas of the museum’s work and connecting with 21st-century audiences.
The Community Education Center produced the 25th New Edge Artists Service Program and Performance Series, connecting emerging and established artists with resources to rehearse and showcase their work.
As the United States’ finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting.
Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
Jennifer S.B. Calienes is an independent consultant and senior advisor for the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) at Florida State University, where she served as founding director (2004–14).
The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art through bold and ambitious design choices.
Meiyin Wang is the associate artistic producer of The Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival and Symposium in New York, which presents new and cutting-edge theatrical work from the U.S. and abroad.
Obie award-winning playwright Ain Gordon debuts his new play, the result of a two-year residency with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
This week, we speak to musician and composer Chris Forsyth, whose career remains devoted to his roots in rock music, while questioning and expanding upon them.
The Wilma will present an audience-led conversation with Adapt! playwright and director Blanka Zizka, composer and music director Mariana Sadovska, and choreographer Silvana Cardell.