2020 Sherwood Award

Center Theatre Group

Los Angeles, CA

Center Theatre Group's $10,000 Dorothy and Richard E. Sherwood Award for theatre artists is given annually to nurture innovative and adventurous theatre artists working in Los Angeles. Two additional finalists will each receive a $1,000 honorarium.

The deadline for the initial application consisting of an artist's statement and resume is June 10, 2019 at 11:59 PM. 
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After the first round, select candidates will be invited to submit full applications. Full applications, along with letters of recommendation and work sample material will be due no later than July 19, 2019 at 11:59 PM. The winner will be announced at the LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards.


The Sherwood Award nurtures selected artists and invites them to engage in a professional relationship with Center Theatre Group.  Competitive candidates demonstrate leadership qualities, push existing boundaries, and are dedicated to improving the future of their respective artistic fields. Artists are not limited by title, role, or genre, but they must have a relationship to contemporary performance rooted in theatre.


CTG will host ONE information session for interested applicants with the Sherwood team. This session is recommended, not required, and is available to anyone who would like more information or clarification about the application process.

The information session will be held on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 pm (please RSVP by Friday, May 17 at 6 pm) at the Center Theatre Group offices at the Music Center Annex. Parking is provided for those attending the session. To RSVP or if you have any additional questions, please email [email protected]

The application and more information about the Sherwood Award can be found here.


If you have any additional questions about the Sherwood Award, please contact [email protected]

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