Funding will help support an original audio immersive production designed to build cross-cultural understanding. LOUISVILLE, KY — Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its Connecting Cultures initiative.  The grant will directly support the development of ZAYNAB’S NIGHT OF DESTINY, an audio immersive play reflecting…

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An original audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim will build cross-cultural understanding among marginalized groups. Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) announces the commission of a world-premiere audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim. The piece will be inspired by several local community partners within the Louisville area, with specific focus on Muslim youth, to develop an inclusive…

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Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been awarded a forward-looking $61,000 grant from the South Arts Resilience Fund. This new fund, created with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports new, region-specific activities that build the long-term resiliency of arts organizations battling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re grateful to South Arts for boosting…

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DDFIA AWARDS $2.49 MILLION TO CREATE POWERFUL INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING EXPERIENCES The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art’s Building Bridges 2018-2019 Grants ProgramFunds Arts and Media Projects That Strengthen Bonds Between U.S. Communities of Muslims and Their Neighbors. New York, May 30, 2019 — The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art’s Building Bridges Program (DDFIA’s Building Bridges Program) today announced grants totaling approximately $2.49 million to…

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Here’s the schedule for the upcoming auditions for Connecting Cultures and Romeo & Juliet. Anyone unable to audition Oct 29-31, MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS with directors to TO AUDITION EARLY.  We need to cast both shows very fast since rehearsals begin for Connecting Cultures the week after auditions so there will be no audition options after…

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Young people from Louisville and Eastern Kentucky are working together this spring to share diverse life experiences and challenge pervasive and often harmful stereotypes through the practice of theatre. Connecting Kentucky is a Walden Theatre education program offered in partnership with Hand in Hand Ministries to bridge 250 miles of the Bluegrass – and some…

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The next round of auditions is coming soon: Sunday October 20. All enrolled students in Studio, Apprentice, and Performance are encouraged to audition. PLUS: students returning in the spring after missing this fall MAY AUDITION if they bring with them a registration form and a good-faith deposit (non-refundable). Just use the Fall registration form and…

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Walden Theatre cordially invites you to the annual STAGE-SETTER BREAKFAST Wednesday, May 29 8:00-9:15 a.m. NANCY NILES SEXTON STAGE @ Walden Theatre 1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204 RSVP NOW  Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and a brief program honoring the following  stage setters:  NEVILLE BLAKEMORE recipient of the 2013 Arts Community Impact Award  Accomplished entrepreneur and cornerstone of Louisville’s…

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