THEATER LATTÉ DA RECEIVESRECOGNITION FROM THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING
Theater Latté Da wins prized National Theatre Company Grant honor from Founder of the Tony Awards
September 3, 2013 – Theater Latté Da is pleased to announce that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, is awarding the Company with one of the 2013 National Theatre Company grants. Created by American Theatre Wing to recognize and support the most promising emerging theatre companies from around the country, the National Theatre Company grant honors 10 theaters annually. Companies chosen to receive the $10,000 grant 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. “The recognition from the American Theatre Wing is a tremendous honor,” said Peter Rothstein, founding Artistic Director of Theater Latté Da, “We are humbled to share this award with colleagues from around the country who are creating adventurous work and making a significant impact in their communities. This recognition is a testament to the extraordinary artists who call the Twin Cities home.” More information about the National Theatre Company grants can be found at http://americantheatrewing.org/grants/. Information about Theater Latté Da is available at www.latteda.org.
About Theater Latté Da: Located in Minneapolis, MN, Theater Latté Da combines music and story to illuminate the breadth and depth of the human experience. The company produces work in a wide range of venues ideally suited for each production, treating Twin Cities audiences to a dynamic, one‐of‐a‐kind theatrical experience. or more information, please visit Theater Latté Da’s website at www.LatteDa.org.
About the American Theatre Wing: Best known for creating The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards®, the American Theatre Wing's reach extends beyond Broadway and beyond New York, with educational and media work that offers the best in theatre to people around the world. Dedicated to celebrating excellence and supporting education in the theatre, ATW has been an integral and influential part of the theatrical community for nearly 100 years. For more information about all of the American Theatre Wing programs, go to americantheatrewing.org. ATW can be followed on Facebook.com/TheAmericanTheatreWing and Twitter.com/TheWing and additional, unique video can be found at YouTube.com/AmericanTheatreWing.