upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Gabriela Sanchez

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Gabriela Sanchez, founder and Executive Producer of Power Street Theatre Company (PSTC), a multicultural theatre company dedicated to the mission of empowering marginalized artists and communities of color throughout Philadelpia and beyond. 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. Gabriela has served as Cultural Enrichment and Facility Manager at Taller Puertorriqueño, and also worked for the Department of Recreation with Conflict Resolution Theater as an actress, teaching artist, and manager for six years. 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.

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deadline 05/15
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Marcelline Mandeng is the selected 2018-2019 Leeway x Headlong Performance Artist-in-Residence.

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FLOODGATE: Artist Presentation and Workshop

Marcelline Mandeng is the selected 2018-2019 Leeway x Headlong Performing Artist-in-Residence.

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