Golden Thread Productions

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $60,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/14/2014
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Golden Thread Productions is the only theater company in the country dedicated to staging works written by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern-American playwrights. It presents multiple perspectives of the Middle East by developing and producing theatrical works for 5,000 people each year. Its work is aesthetically varied, ranging from plays that are politically engaging to those that emphasize cultural traditions for children and families. Renewed support for Golden Thread Productions would support its goals to develop its marketing and fundraising functions and double the size of its audience and staff over the next three years.
About the Grantee
Address
1695 Eighteenth Street, 101C Annex
San Francisco, CA 94107
Grants to this Grantee
for organizational adaptation  

Golden Thread Productions is the oldest theater company in the United States devoted to producing plays from or about the Middle East. It engages local, national, and international networks of theater artists to serve Bay Area communities by supporting the development and production of innovative works, and promotion of the rich texts and diverse performance styles of the Middle East. Its suite of programs serves more than 7,000 people each year, offering authentic voices and alternative perspectives of the region. This grant will support Golden Thread Productions’ adaptation planning and implementation, ensuring the organization continues to advance the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.

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