upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Gabriela Sanchez

Gabriela sanchez

Founder and Executive Producer, Gabriela Sanchez of Power Street Theatre Company (PSTC), has created a multicultural theatre company with fellow artists, producing script readings, open mic events and three powerful world premiere plays for the Philadelphia Fringe Arts Festival.

A Philadelphia native, she graduated from the Creative and Performing Arts High School in Theater and received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Temple University. Currently, Gabriela is the Director of Education for Seeds of the Future teen after school program at Norris Square Neighborhood Project. She is honored to be apart of an organization that uplifts youth and community residents with a safe space to engage in cultural, environmental and educational dialogues.

Gabriela was the former Cultural Enrichment and Facility Manager at Taller Puertorriqueño; and for six years she worked for the Department of Recreation with Conflict Resolution Theater as an actress, teaching artist, and manager. She is also a proud participant of the Young Professionals and Youth Council at Philadelphia Young Playwrights. Gabriela is a young professional woman who has a unique blend of knowledge and passion for the theater and Latino community.

As an actress, she has performed with Plays and Players, Inter Act Theatre Company, Painted Bride, Philadelphia Dramatists Center, Philadelphia Young Playwrights and has toured with PSTC to the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Rutgers New Brunswick. Gabriela is proud to be from the City of Brotherly Love, the place where she discovered her LOVE for theatre and community.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in Greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

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