Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company is one of 855 national, and 19 Georgia-based, organizations that has received a $50,000 grant through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Over 3,100 organizations applied for this funding.
Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company is the recipient of a $250,000 Leadership Grant for Arts Organizations from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. This 3-year grant is awarded to support the self-defined, long-term goals of organizations that have demonstrated excellence in and sustained commitment to the fields of dance, jazz and theatre.
Over the next several weeks, True Colors staff will share updates on our vision and programming, discuss the intended impact of work on the local and national theatre ecology, and encourage dialogue around building a more connected Atlanta arts community. Artistic Director Jamil Jude offers his initial views on an article written about Atlanta theatre and outlines the series.
Jesse Green of the New York Times recently provided the Atlanta Theatre community […]
Resources for Atlanta residents who are being negatively affected or are in a position of need due to the coronavirus crisis
Crossroads Community Ministries https://crossroadsatlanta.org/programs/
Crossroads provides emergency housing assistance that includes rent, utilities, food and transportation to qualified individuals in Fulton County.
Feeding GA Families https://www.feedinggafamilies.org/
Feeding GA Families provides food services to families in need, with the food pantry service facility located in Fairburn, Georgia.
We have been collecting a list of resources available for artists and art companies to help our community navigate these difficult times. If you know of any additional resources available to our community, please leave a comment or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is the text of an open letter from a group of Atlanta theatres, including Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, which was published by Atlanta InTown Paper. We’d like to share it with you as we all navigate this difficult time together.
To Our Local Theatre Fans, Friends, and Family:
Right now is an unprecedented time for our community, and the local theatre community will likely be hit especially hard. COVID-19 has caused […]