Grassroots Shakespeare Alabama continues to bring quality theatre to parks and public spaces all over Birmingham. Describing themselves as "a pop-up, outdoor theatre company bringing free and accessible Shakespeare," the troupe has performed in beautiful spots all around Birmingham, including Crestwood Park, Caldwell Park, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Railroad Park, and Avondale Park.
- Rebecca Harper- SDC National Fellowship- Kennedy Center and National New Play Network MFA Playwrights’ Workshop/Directing Intensive
- Markeitra Gilliam - Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Training Program Scholarship [selected from the eight regional festivals]
- Distinguished Achievement by an Actress: Renita Lewis, Thyona in BIG LOVE, University of Alabama Birmingham
- Distinguished Ensemble Achievement: BIG LOVE- University of Alabama- Birmingham
We figured Department alum Lindsay Bartlette Allen would take the New York theatre world by storm, since that's where she went -- but now she's capturing headlines in Chicago, thanks to the new play Red Light Winter.