Umbrella Project went to the Humana Festival of New Plays

A photo posted by Umbrella Project (@umbrellaprojectnw) on Apr 6, 2016 at 2:25pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js ​A play marathon. 7 shows in 3 days.  Our first stop in Louisville is Actors Theatre of Louisville, home of the Humana Festival for New Plays (and celebrating their 40th year!). ATL is in the heart of downtown Louisville, KY and …

Emily Penick Wants You to Put Your Phone Down: Umbrella Project in Conversation with RED STAGE Artistic Director Emily Penick

Emily Penick Wants You to Put Your Phone DownRED STAGE sets out to promote human connection by producing plays and creating community. Emily Penick is the artistic director of RED STAGE, a new company of female theatre artists — also including Keiko Green, Stephanie Haire, and Julia Nardin — whose mission is to champion emerging …

Umbrella Project partners with Strawberry Theatre Workshop for Strawberry Theatre Book Club

As part of Umbrella Project’s commitment to supporting theatre within their local and national networks, Umbrella is collaborating with Strawberry Theatre Workshop to help launch the Strawberry Theatre Book Club. This program–to read and discuss as many as 24 scripts each year–will invigorate Strawshop’s season selection process, and generate community discussion around Strawshop’s mission.“We’re thrilled …

Umbrella Project in City Arts Magazine

Umbrella Project founding members Norah Elges, Gavin Reub, and Erin Bednarz sat down the City Arts Magazine Senior Editor Gemma Wilson to talk about how the company got started and what’s coming up next. ​Making theatre is messy, complicated and expensive; making successful theatre is even more so. Umbrella Project, a playwright-centric organization formed last year …