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1301, 2021

True Colors and The Hansberry Project Announce The Drinking Gourd:
Black Writers at Work

True Colors Theatre Company and The Hansberry Project announce the pilot year of The Drinking Gourd: Black Writers at Work, a new play program that will create a network of Black theatres linked in the shared goal to co-commission, co-develop, and co-premiere the work of Black artists across the country.

308, 2020

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company Receives $50,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts CARES

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.

1706, 2020

True Colors Theatre Company Receives $250,000 from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

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.

1504, 2020

True Colors Responds to New York Times Article

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 […]

2403, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Metro Atlanta Residents

Resources for Metro Atlanta residents who are being negatively affected or are in a position of need due to the coronavirus crisis Housing and Food Assistance:

Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program. Provides assistance with rent. This program includes support for artists and those who participate in cultural/creative work.

Crossroads Community Ministries
Crossroads provides emergency housing assistance that includes rent, utilities, food and transportation to qualified individuals in Fulton County.

Feeding […]

2403, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Art Companies

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 

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