Nicholas Wardigo

2004 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2004


The Center’s 2014 Year in Review celebrates a spectacular year of innovative cultural presentations and stimulating discussions.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Kate Valk is a founding member of New York-based theater collective Wooster Group, and has performed with the group for nearly four decades.

Grants & Grantees

The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art through bold and ambitious design choices.

This month’s Fellows news digest features photographer Zoe Strauss, multi-media artist Brent Wahl, poet Afaa Michael Weaver, poet Major Jackson, DJ King Britt, and visual artist Donald Camp—and many more.

2014 Pew Fellow and poet Thomas Devaney considers poetry an act of exploration. He answers our questions on collaboration, daydreaming, and more.

Grants & Grantees

Kent De Spain is a dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.

Questions of Practice

Leaving, the first play written in 20 years by former Czech Republic President Václav Havel, made its American debut at The Wilma Theater in 2010, giving local audiences the first chance to see this new work by an international artist and champion of human rights.

Grants & Grantees

Bristol Riverside Theatre is a vibrant, engaged community theater in the northeast reaches of the Philadelphia area.

Grants & Grantees

1812 Productions, Philadelphia’s all-comedy theater company, workshopped and produced the shared world premiere of a “soccer-mom sex farce” by Billy Aronson.

Following a performance of Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq, there will be a post-show conversation with representatives of nonprofit organization Warrior Writers.

Grants & Grantees

Founded in 2008, Tiny Dynamite presents theater works by contemporary British and Philadelphia playwrights in both traditional and unconventional settings.

Grants & Grantees

Inis Nua produced the North American premiere of Michael West’s play, which incorporates a combination of performance techniques.