La MaMa Umbria: International Playwright Retreat

August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Apply OnlineNow Accepting Applications for the Umbria Playwrights Retreat Playwright in Residence Migdalia Cruz MIGDALIA CRUZ is a Bronx-born, award-winning playwright, lyricist, translator, and librettist of more than 60 works including: Miriam’s Flowers, El Grito Del Bronx, Salt, Frida, Satyricoño,  & FUR, produced in venues—across the U.S. and abroad—including INTAR, Latino Chicago, BAM, Mabou Mines, […]

La MaMa Umbria: International Symposium for Directors

July 16, 2018 - July 30, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for the Umbria Director’s Symposium: Experiments in Creating Performance Apply OnlineWorkshop Leaders: Stefanie Batten Bland (USA) The Talking Band – Paul Zimet / Ellen Maddow (USA) Semion Aleksandrovskiy (Russia) Krzysztof Garbaczewski (Poland) Semion Aleksanderovskiy Text As a Hero This workshop will be devoted to analyze and experience the technology of building relationships […]

La MaMa Umbria Celebrates 2017

March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Saturday, April 1st & Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 Readings of the Plays Created at La MaMa Umbria Playwrights Retreat 2016 Readings of new plays by playwrights who honed their craft at the La MaMa Umbria International Playwright Retreats (2016). Meet extraordinary writers from: The US, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Korea and Italy. Each evening, you will […]

Umbria 2017: International Playwright Retreat with Erik Ehn

August 18, 2017 - August 28, 2017

Erik Ehn’s Writing and Stillness Immediate writing. Writing as a process of contemplation-in-action, the balance of reflection and construction. Come with nothing and follow through on a thorough gesture. Participants are asked to arrive with a clean slate, and over the course of the workshop, writers will move to a draft of a script, or cycle […]

Umbria 2017: International Symposium for Directors

July 17, 2017 - August 16, 2017

Symposium Session One July 17 – July 31, 2017 Tamar Rogoff Chiara Guidi Andrea Adriatico Caden Manson Symposium Session Two August 2- 16, 2017 Motus Moisés Kaufman Lee Brock Sam Trubridge Session 1 About The Artists Tamar Rogoff BODY SCRIPTING FOR DIRECTORS Body scripting is an investigative approach I have been developing for decades to […]

Umbria 2017: NEXT GENERATION, New Performance Development Incubator

June 12, 2017 - June 22, 2017

DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2017 An intensive residential retreat for young theatre and dance creators under 35 years old,  designed to give time and support to projects that are still in their initial phase of conception and development. APPLICATIONS CLOSED Next Generation is a special program open to individual artists, companies and informal groups during which […]

Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration

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Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration with Festa Italiana Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm Buy TicketsEntrance with wine and Umbrian specialties: $20 Enjoy authentic Umbrian food and wine, live music and gifts from the Umbria region of Italy. Meet La MaMa Umbria family, artists, colleagues and new friends. The Ellen Stewart International is an Award is given to […]

Umbria 2016: NEXT GENERATION, New Performance Development Incubator

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DEADLINE: JUNE 6, 2016 An intensive residential retreat for young theatre and dance creators under 35 years old,  designed to give time and support to projects that are still in their initial phase of conception and development. CLICK HERE for APPLICATION FORM Next Generation is a special program open to individual artists, companies and informal groups […]

La MaMa Umbria’s Spoleto Festival Tour

July 2nd – July 12th, 2016 (First two nights in Rome) Take this unique tour to the beautiful Umbrian hill town of Spoleto, home of the world-famous international Festival of 2 Worlds. Enjoy 2 days in Rome, prior to traveling to Spoleto. Experience the best of world music, dance and theatre with several performances during […]

Ellen Stewart International Award

Applications Now Closed The new Ellen Stewart International is an Award given to an individual theater artist or theater company whose work promotes social change, and community participation with a particular focus on the engagement of young people. Named for La MaMa founder Ellen Stewart, The International award celebrates her remarkable lifetime achievements in the theater and her […]