September 23, 2013, Washington, DC. Constellation Theatre Company is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Theatre Company Grants Program of the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards. Since the initiation of the program in the mid 1950s, American Theatre Wing has distributed over $3 million dollars to emerging theatres.
The National Theatre Company Grants has awarded Constellation Theatre Company a $10,000 grant. A total of ten American theatre companies were awarded this grant, all of whom have “articulated a distinctive mission, cultivated an audience, and nurtured a community of artists in ways that strengthen and demonstrate the quality, diversity, and dynamism of American theatre.” (American Theatre Wing website).