Tag: playwright



NYFA Coaching | Meet Brett Fletcher Lauer

Lauer is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of A Public Space. Are you a playwright, storyteller, non-fiction writer, or arts administrator working for a literary non-profit? Are you seeking insights about the inner workings of the literary world? New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased…

Introducing | Playwright and Screenwriter Celeste Yim Receives 2019 Canadian Women Artists’ Award

Award offered by NYFA with funding from the Canadian Women’s Club of New York. The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced playwright and screenwriter Celeste Yim as its 2019 Canadian Women Artists’ Award recipient. The $5,000 award is supported by funding granted to NYFA by the Canadian Women’s Club (CWC) of New…

Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Playwriting/Screenwriting

Quick tips for artists interested in applying for this $7,000 fellowship opportunity. For the past 32 years, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has awarded unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to individual originating artists living in New York State and/or Indian Nations located in New York State. NYFA is accepting applications for 2019…

IAP Interview: Catherine Yu, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting

“ It’s not enough to go with your gut – you have to be responding to what’s around you. That practice of listening is not just true in art but across all industries.” Catherine Yu strongly believes in listening as a discipline. Her interest in non-profit work was inspired by her grandmother’s passion for promoting…

NYFA FELLOW LISA KRON WINS TWO TONY AWARDS

“This house is so much bigger than I thought, […] I didn’t know we had a freaking ballroom?!” We are so proud to congratulate Lisa Kron (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ‘94) on winning two Tony Awards in yesterday’s ceremony at Radio City Hall in New York. Lisa won a Best Book Tony Award for Fun Home. It…