Live Arts Boston 2019 Grantees

In April 2019, the Boston Foundation and the Barr Foundation announced the selection 61 Greater Boston artists and arts groups toshare $796,293 in grants to create, produce, or present their work in year 3 of the Live Arts Boston Program. The grantees were chosen from a pool of hundreds of local artists through an open application and community review process that included local artists, presenters, and producers.

A remarkable 72% of the grantee artist projects were headed by artists of color, and nearly half of the projects involved artists that identified as immigrants and new Americans. The grantees are listed below with links to their websites where available.

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2019 Live Arts Boston Cohort

Christopher Pegram Anna Rae Anjimile

Final Fantasy

All Together Now Anjimile
Anthony Romero Arlekin Players Theatre Ashton Lites
Anthony Romero, in collaboration with Dan Jackson and Jules Rochielle Severt of NULaw Lab
...first in thought, then in action.
Arlekin Players Theatre
The Seagull
Ashton Lites | StiggetyStackz Worldwide Inc.
Stackin' Stylez Freestyle Dance Festival
Asian Am Playwright Collab
Blly Dean Thomas
Catherine Siller
Asian American Playwright Collaborative
New Works Series
Billy Dean Thomas Catherine Siller
All American Beauty
Ceren Turkmengolu
Cliff Notez
D. Farai Williams
Ceren Turkmengolu
East of the Sun West of the Moon
Cliff Notez
Live Concert Series
D. Farai Williams
Surveil Me
Emily Beattie
Somerville Interfaith Mina Cho
FEM Slam
Emily Beattie
See | Be Seen
Faith in a City
Exploring Religion in Somerville, Mass.
Feminine Empowerment Movement Slam
Home Spaces: Sustaining FEMS Community Programming
Fort Point Theatre Channel
Frederick Woodard
Fresh Ink Theatre Company
Fort Point Theatre Channel
Tempest Reconfigured
Fred Woodard
The Dudley Jazz Festival
Fresh Ink Theatre Company
Ink Spot Festival
Junichi Fukuda - FUKUDANCE
Gabriela Martina
Guy Mendilow Ensemble
A World In-Between
Gabriela Martina
Homage to Grämlis
Guy Mendilow Ensemble & Sand Artist Kseniya Simonova
The Forgotten Kingdom: Sand Stories
Jorge Santiago Arce
Isaac de los Reyes
Jane Park
Humano Multicultural Project
Esto es Puerto Rico
Isaac de los Reyes Jane Park
Asian Glow
Jean Appolon Expressions Joel LaRue Smith John Kordalewski
Jean Appolon Expressions
Joel LaRue Smith
Pasajes (Passages): an Afro Latin Jazz Musical Odyssey
John Kordalewski
Big band arrangements of Chico Freeman compositions
Jorge Perez-Albela
Josie Bray
Juma Inniss
Jorge Perez-Albela
Original music composing and recording project
Josie Bray
Owning Dissonance: A New Play
Karen Young
Kara Washington Zili Misik
Latrell James
Karen S. Young
Older and Bolder Anthem
Kera Washington/Zili Misik
From Shining Seas, Freedom Sings
Latrell James
Under EP
Marshall Gillson
MASARY Studios
Marshall "Gripp" Gillson and Porsha Olayiwola
Afro-futuristic Storytelling
MASARY Studios
Water's Edge
New Opera Workshop: Freedom Ride
Felicia Chen
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
Nedelka Pescod
New Music with Radical Intention
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & Whatsnext? feat. NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman
Nedelka F. Prescod
The Un-Silenced Voice Project
New Movement Collaborative
Omar Najmi
New Movement Collaborative
Lions Jaw Performance and Dance Festival
Sounding Boston: Experimental Music in Non-Traditional Spaces
Omar Najmi
En la ardiente oscuridad
Palaver Strings
Madhvi Venkatesh
Cleo Album + Release Show
Palaver Strings
Prakriti Dance
Through Fish Eyes
Prometheus Dance
Benjamin Evett
Rebecca McGowan
Prometheus Dance Regie Gibson and Queen Mab, Inc.
The Juke: A Blues Bacchae
Rising Step
Elaine Schulbaum

Sissy Castrogiovanni
The Telos Project
Sad Satan
Sissy Castrogiovanni
TERRA:Mother Earth
Sumati Ram-Mohan
TC Squared Theatre
The New Normal
Sumati Ram-Mohan TC Squared Theatre Company
TC Squared Art Salons and New Play Festival
Tim Hall
Triveni School of Dance Unbound Bodies Collective
Tim Hall
Sonic Experience
Triveni Ensemble
Sapta - The Seven Deadly Sins
Unbound Bodies Collective
Unbound Bodies Lab: Unbinding Series
Wee the People
Yara Liceaga-Rojas
Wee the People
My Night in the Planetarium
Yara Liceaga-Rojas
El despojo: ¿Alguien ha/Has Someone?
  Zakiyyah Sutton   
  Zakiyyah Sutton
African Import