Grant Recipient Details


Providence, RI

Project Title
Emergence, Mourning, Communion: A Pageant for Providence
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
New Work New England
Grant Amount

Taking place in the summer of 2021 in Providence, RI, the Pageant is a free, outdoor, multidisciplinary communal event inspired by the events of the past year. Working in partnership with Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service, the Pageant will be an opportunity for audience members to celebrate and mourn, to dance and sing, to shout and scream and celebrate, and to dream with their fellow human beings what a better future might look like.

Work Samples

A dark theater with 8 actors facing the audience and a band in the background. Multicolored fabric and projections adorn the backdrop and the ceiling.
Evgenia Eliseeva, American Repertory Theater, “We Live in Cairo” 2019
A crowd watches a performance under some steel beams.
Photo by Tyler Dobrowsky, Teatro en el Verano production of Romeo and Juliet, 2017 at the Steel Yard, Rhode Island Latino Arts