Crowded Fire Theater Company

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $50,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/4/2019
  • Term
    6 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Known for developing and presenting innovative and provocative new plays, Crowded Fire contributes to the creation of a contemporary canon that reflects the diversity of the Bay Area, and is instrumental in introducing the region to new playwrights. In addition to three mainstage productions each season, it offers a robust new play development program that includes commissions, in-house workshops, and an annual free public reading series. One of three resident theaters at Potrero Stage in San Francisco, Crowded Fire reaches more than 3,000 audience members annually and serves nearly 100 artists.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.crowdedfire.org 
Address
1695 Eighteenth Street C101 Annex, San Francisco, CA, 94107, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Known for developing and presenting innovative and provocative new plays, Crowded Fire contributes to the creation of a contemporary canon that reflects the diversity of the Bay Area, and is instrumental in introducing the region to new writers. In addition to three mainstage productions each season, it offers a robust new play development program that includes commissions, in-house workshops, and an annual free public reading series. One of three resident theaters at Potrero Stage in San Francisco, Crowded Fire reaches more than 3,000 audience members annually, and serves nearly 100 artists. A first-time grant will support its annual season, the development of four new plays, a writing lab, a mentorship program for aspiring theater production artists, and increase the organization’s operational capacity.
for general operating support  
Crowded Fire Theater Company produces new plays that contribute to a contemporary theater canon by training, supporting, and presenting artists from communities historically under-represented in American theater. In addition to an annual season of two to three mainstage productions, it offers several programs that support the development of playwrights as well as stage technicians and designers. One of three resident theaters at Potrero Stage in San Francisco, Crowded Fire Theater reaches more than 3,000 audience members and approximately 100 artists each year.

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