This Giving Tuesday, we're paying it forward! Inspired by our research for recent plays, we're volunteering for and donating to important non-profits around the city and beyond, thanking them for the work they do. Here's all the top picks of our company members!
Mariah Freda, Artistic Associate
Inspired by creating both NO MAN'S LAND (2016) and THIS SINKING ISLAND (2017), in honor of #givingtuesday I’m donating to Red Hook Initiative for their work in empowering young people.
Mariah (bottom right) in This Sinking Island at University Settlement
Brianna Kalisch, Resident Artist
Inspired by our work on THE ANTHROPOLOGISTS SAVE THE WORLD! (Ice Factory 2017), in honor of #givingtuesday, I'm making a donation to the National Resource Defense Council. Join me in protecting the planet!! Gifts given today will be matched :)
Brianna on the bike/generator in The Blackout, part of Save The World! at The New Ohio
Melissa Moschitto, Artistic Director
Inspired by the creation of our 2017 climate change based plays THE ANTHROPOLOGISTS SAVE THE WORLD! and THIS SINKING ISLAND, in honor of #givingtuesday I've made a donation to the Friends of Materials for the Arts for diverting one million+ pounds of materials from the landfill and making AMAZING materials available to artists & educators across NYC!
Melissa (center) with the cast of The Lecture, part of
The Anthropologists Save The World! at Ice Factory 2017.
Lynde Rosario, Resident Dramaturg
Inspired by our work on NO MANS LAND in honor of #givingtuesday I hope you'll take the time to learn more about the important work of The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond and their efforts to undo racism.
Lynde (L) and Scenic Designer Sarah Edkins creating an
image composition in rehearsal for No Man's Land.