Grantees

Produced and choreographed by Meredith Pellon, Site Unseen is a dance-video project with three public performances at three separate Philadelphia sites (Circa Green at 30th Street Station, The Porch at 30th St Station, and South Street near Zagar’s Magic Garden).  Its purpose was to showcase common areas in uncommon ways through dance.

Edison, a new play by Joshua Walker, toured five international cities throughout the summer of 2017 following a University-wide collaboration in March 2017. The play began its life as a small workshop production in a dance studio on the second floor of the Terra building in November 2016.

Funded as a microgrant, the Musical Story Slam was an opportunity for Curtis students to expand their public speaking skills in addition to their creativity as story tellers.  By telling stories about music and tying them into pieces that were performed, students learned how to be  comfortable speaking to an audience and found new and amusing ways to think about music as well as engage audience

Silverclutch Games is a publisher of original tabletop games that offer fun, challenges and engaging stories for hobbyists and casual games.  They are easy to learn with simple, engaging rules and fast actions.   Its first game, Beneath Nexus,  is an asymmetrical dungeon crawling card game for 3 to 6 players.

R. Hyde Guitars creates Bass guitars that combine visual beauty with exceptional sound and ergonomics. An alumni of the University of the Arts Industrial Design program (’13), Ryan Hyde formed his company to produce a distinct line of Bespoke Bass Guitars that fuse modern and classic design while satisfying the stringent needs of modern musicians.