a paradigm shift for female actors

“What is the most fulfilling role you can imagine? How can you create that role?”

New Georges is proud to partner with Jocelyn Kuritsky, with additional support from The New Group, on The Muse Project, which kicked off earlier this fall with a swell party!  Jocelyn is committed and tenacious and her project is fantastic, we’re thrilled to support it — read lots more about it here.

The Muse Project is a curated salon series in which a selected female actor is invited to take on a project of her own design. It is an actor-driven process. Jocelyn Kuritsky is the lead curator and producer. Brian Long (Rattlestick), Susan Bernfield (New Georges), Ian Morgan (The New Group), and Alek Deva are associate producers.

The project can take on a myriad number of forms: anything from a perfect, tailored monologue, to the inception of an avant-garde dance/theater piece, to the completion of a full-length narrative play. The Muse Project team will assist each actor individually and help her to create a dream team (other actors, writers, directors, musicians, etc.) of collaborators. She will be given one month, along with the space and other resources necessary, to ‘complete’ her piece – or at least arrive at some semblance of a first iteration. Then, the piece will be shared with an audience to incite discussion and further development of the piece.

Connect with The Muse Project on Facebook for the latest updates and to join the conversation!

And feel free to support The Muse Project with a tax-deductible contribution, to help them pay all collaborators generously for their energy and talents. Together, we can raise the industry standards of compensation for the new work development process.



angela ramos of the bipoc critics lab responds in parallel

We were thrilled to partner this fall with the BIPOC Critics Lab, a new and necessary mechanism for expanding representation in arts journalism developed and led by cultural critic Jose Solís and hosted by The Kennedy Center American College Theater … Continue reading

(the collected) tiny plays for the time of no plays

The note that introduced our first tiny play on March 18 (below in italics, or scroll all the way down to go back in time–it’s also how you read ’em all in order!) is all the introduction you need to … Continue reading

encore run for “wicked” karen, i said, a zoom theatrical:
10/28-11/2 only!

Originally a New Georges Supported Production, now a  full-fledged co-pro. We’re so happy to be part of this groovy team, returning KAREN, I SAID to the.. to the  ZOOM! “[A] wicked 45-minute satire on wokeness… KAREN, I SAID reaches way … Continue reading

what we’re thinking and doing.

Where we are: October 1, 2020.  At New Georges, we have spent our careers consciously working counter to structures that traditionally divide institutions and artists. Our company seeks to support artists as they drive their own processes, to explore varied … Continue reading