Spring 2017 Travel Grant
Soledad Ensemble (New York, NY) visited Barn Arts Collective (Bass Harbor, ME) to continue their early devising process on The Seven Ravens Project, an adaptation of a Brothers Grimm tale woven with stories of contemporary child migrants, immigrants, and refugees. The visit included workshops for the local school district, poetic collaboration with social service organization Mano en Mano, and a culminating work-in-progress performance for the local community.Read More
2016-17 Collaboration Grant
For the past six years, Network of Ensemble Theaters and The Playwrights’ Center(Minneapolis, MN) have partnered to support projects between NET ensemble members and members of the Playwrights' Center's Core Writer Program through the Ensemble/Playwright Collaboration Grant. One grant of $4,000 is awarded each year to support collaborative activities resulting in a final presentation.Read More
Welcome to Park Bench, theater simple's mobile interview outpost and podcast. This is the first installment of our four-episode collaboration with the Network of Ensemble Theaters, focusing on the June Past Foward: 2017 NET National Gathering & Symposium.
Park Bench is a change of perspective that looks a little like a rolling hill and arrives into an urban environment (a mall, a parking space, or …. a National Gathering) and asks passersby to share their thoughts while sitting and observing their present situation.
Founded in the mid-1990s by a small group of ensemble theaters, NET has grown into a vibrant national community of over 350 members, including theater simple.Read More