Southeastern Theatre Conference awards grants

October 30, 2017
Dawn Kane
Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO - The Southeastern Theatre Conference has awarded $14,795 in grants to seven professional theaters, including "The Lost Colony" production in Manteo.

The Greensboro-based network of theater practitioners offered the grants for the first time this year. They will help recipients with hiring, staffing and networking opportunities.

Three companies received grants of $2,265 each to attend the 2018 SETC Convention in Mobile, Ala.

They are the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie, La.; Childsplay in Temple, Ariz. and Virginia Stage Company in Norfolk.

Four companies and productions received staffing development matching grants of $2,000 each.

They are "The Lost Colony" production; Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts and "The Steven Foster Story" production in Bardstown, Ky.

Go online to to learn more about the organization and its grants.