Ann Atwater Theater Award


Call for Nominations:

Manbites Dog Theater seeks nominations for its 2020 Ann Atwater Theater Award, to be presented to Triangle theater artists or companies whose body of work reflects and honors Ann Atwater’s lifelong commitment to activism for social justice.

The award comes with an unrestricted cash grant from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, and is presented at the discretion of the Manbites Dog Theater Board of Directors.

More info and guidelines for nominations

Photo of Ann Atwater by Rodrigo Dorfman; used by permission.
The Durham Civil Rights Mural by Brenda Miller Holmes. 


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Manbites Dog 2019-20 Theater Grants

Manbites Dog Theater is pleased to announce its first Manbites Dog Theater Fund grants. 

In August 2019 we awarded 25 project grants, totaling $38,150, to support an exciting range of Triangle theater productions being presented by local artists and companies during the 2019-20 season. The recipients include an impressive group of theater creators, ranging from newcomers to established companies. 

Find a full list of Grant Recipients and Projects here