Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

For The 2018 50 Arts Commissions For Theater, Spoken Word, And Musical Theater

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/26/2018
  • Term
    37 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
In recognition of the Hewlett Foundation’s 50th anniversary, the Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions initiative supports the creation and premiere of 50 exceptional works of performing arts. This grant will support "The Limp" (working title), a hip-hop theater performance with music and verse that explores sexual harassment and abuse. The Yerba Buena Center will present the world premiere of "The Limp" in the San Francisco Bay Area no later than December 2021.
About the Grantee
Address
701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103-3138, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Performing Arts Program  
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is the region's preeminent contemporary arts center; its performing arts series has solidified the Center's position as a key presenter of important works by Bay Area, national, and international performing artists of diverse artistic perspectives who are at different stages of their careers. The Center's focus on cross-disciplinary performance carries through in its commissions of new work, as well as collaborations between artists from different geographic areas. Its Community Rentals program serves an important complementary role by providing subsidized theater space for a broad range of performing artists and organizations.

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