For New York City artists, the cost of Rehearsal Space is growing increasingly high. Now, thanks to a Special Opportunity grant subsidy from NYSCA, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous People of Color) Artists and Organizations can rent affordable rehearsal space at Teatro Circulo’s modern, 3rd floor Rehearsal Studios.
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Thanks to a Round Three Recovery Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, Teatro Círculo has commissioned Luis Caballero to write a new play. With rising domestic violence deaths in Puerto Rico and the U.S., Luis Caballero’s new play is a moving story of a Afro-Caribbean Puerto Rican woman who is a victim of domestic violence and whose only refuge from her pain is the music of Donna Summer.
Teatro Círculo announced today grant awards totaling $114,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector.
Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June 2021.
Teatro Círculo names Michael Palma Executive Director, Ginny Louloudes is made its Development Director.
“When it became clear that we would be quarantined for months, I realized that we needed to find a way to offer our season online. This would have been inconceivable to me before, but as it turned out, it was a lifeline for the company,” explained Founding Artistic Director José Cheo Oliveras.