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2015 Internship Program Apps Online

The 2015 Innovative Theatre Foundation Internship Program applications are now available.
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2015 Honorary Award Applications are now OPEN! 

In addition to the production categories, the IT Foundation presents three honorary awards every year at the annual ceremony. These Honorary Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Off-Off-Broadway community and are selected each year by the Honorary Awards Committee. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!

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Spotlight On: Haejin Han 

by Alaina Feehan 

In September of this year at the 10th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards, Haejin Han received the Outstanding Stage Manager award for her work in Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's Don Juan in Hell. Alaina Feehan catches up with Haejin to see what is next for this multi-talented artist.

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2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Recipients 

The 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards were presented on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Baruch College's Mason Hall. The event was hosted by the charming and irreverent Jason Kravits. The 2014 nominees represented 133 individual artists, 59 productions and 56 producing organizations. It was a very exciting and energetic evening filled with community spirit.

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The Joe Cino Ring 

by Mac Rogers 

Sometimes a colossal honor can fit inside a tiny circle, no wider than a human finger. The Innovative Theatre Foundation (ITF) received one such physics-defying honor this past July 21st, when Martin Denton and Rochelle Denton of the New York Theatre Experience presented core ITF team members Shay Gines, Akia Squitieri, and Nick Micozzi with a ring that once belonged to a man named Joe Cino. Its not so strange if you measure the honor inherent in a ring not by its circumference, but by the hands through which the ring has passed. By this metric, there are few objects in American theater of equal value.

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How are they Chosen? The IT Awards Judging Process 

We get asked that a lot. So, we produced a fun 5-minute video to explain how the process works. It features many of the OOB artists we all know and love. We hope it helps answer some of the questions that you might have. Check it out on YouTube. You can also check out the powerpoint presentation of the process.

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