Pew Fellow, 1997
First Person Arts offers bi-monthly story slams, classes, and an annual festival dedicated to transforming real life into documentary art.
Built on a foundation of public dialogue and interaction, the Re-Place-ing Philadelphia project used art as a lens for viewing the city and its history.
1812 Productions is the country’s only regional theater devoted entirely to comedy, with a history of over 50 shows.
This free event includes film excerpts of Romeo Castellucci’s theater works, and a discussion with scholar and critic Tom Sellar about Castellucci’s approach.
People’s Light will collaborate with the National Theatre of Scotland to develop research and the building blocks for a theater piece that explores the question: What is meaningful work in the 21st century?
The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art through bold and ambitious design choices.
Juggler, playwright, and solo theater artist Sara Felder developed and produced the world premiere of a whimsical theatrical reflection on art, aging, and grief.
Jenas Osman is a poet and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
Tyrone Brown is a musician and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Foley, a 2012 Pew Fellow, explores how every movement, no matter how ordinary or seemingly inconsequential, informs a responding movement, and so on, in an ongoing creative feedback loop.
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Becky Birtha is a writer and a 1993 Pew Fellow.