Applications for Generation NYZ Creative Fellowship Program is now open! Ping Chong + Company seeks two emerging Creative Fellows who identify as artists of color from traditionally underrepresented communities to participate in a 6 month training and work/learning program. Fellows will receive training in Ping Chong + Company’s community based performance and documentary theater practices and participate in aspects of Ping Chong + Company’s operations and productions, shadowing staff and receiving hands-on experience in nonprofit theater management. Fellowships will begin in August 2019 and run for six months through March 2020. This is a paid fellowship opportunity. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 21st, 11:59pm.
The newest of our Undesirable Elements, GENERATION NYZ at La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, Difficult Lives at Tokyo Metropolitan Opera and Knowledge Theater in Osaka, and (Un)Conditional at Profile Theatre in Portland had successful runs in Jan and Feb 2019! Learn more about them through the following press:
Check out ENCOUNTERS:ALASKA, our web archive of interviews and histories behind the show ALAXSXA | ALASKA.
Purchase the Secret Survivors Toolkit and Documentary here.
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Ping Chong receives Art of Change Ford Fellowship
Ping Chong was one of 25 artists to receive the Ford Foundation's Art of Change fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to artists and organizations that that have demonstrated a commitment to social change, reflect the diversity within our society, and promote tolerance of various experiences and backgrounds. Learn more about the Art of Change fellowship and the other artists honored here.
Ping Chong awarded the National Medal of Arts
Ping Chong was honored with the National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists by the United States government. Watch the complete award ceremony, including President Obama's remarks here.