New Hampshire Theatre Project
959 Islington St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 26, 2017
Press Information: Tamre Steinhauer, 603-431-6644, ext. 1
New Hampshire Theatre Project receives $30,000 in grants
New Hampshire Theatre Project is the proud recipient of four different grants this fall, totaling over $30,000. The NH State Council on the Arts, with funding support from the National Endowment for the Arts, has awarded NHTP a two-year Public Value Partnership Grant, which includes $9,100 of operating support for both 2017 and 2018. NHTP has also been awarded a $5,000 Community Project Grant from the NH Charitable Foundation to fund consultant Ann Hopkins of Mather Associates, who is assisting NHTP in planning a capital campaign to purchase the West End Studio Theatre.
NHTP’s new Elephant-in-the-Room Series has received a $6,000 grant from NH Humanities and $5,000 from the Seacoast Women’s Giving Circle. This series of playreadings and public dialogue about issues we aren’t comfortable discussing, will premiere on Thursday, November 16 with Body & Sold by Deborah Fortson, a play about human trafficking and sexual abuse, in collaboration with HAVEN.
For more information about the Elephant-in-the-Room Series and other NHTP programs, please visit: www.nhtheatreproject.org
For more information, contact:
603-431-6644 ext. 4