(FREDERICK, Md.) -- NEWS: Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019.
"We are overwhelmed by the generosity of Delaplaine Foundation and are deeply grateful to its Board of Directors for their belief in our vision," remarked Jeffery Keilholtz, Artistic Director & CEO for Phenomenology. "We are a new organization on the scene, so the backing of a distinguished institute such as Delaplaine Foundation is both humbling and exciting."
Established in 2018, Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.
MANHATTANonPATRICK, its inaugural outing, will feature a one-night red-carpet theatre production of a new play. Cast both out of New York City and Frederick, Maryland, the production will feature acclaimed stars on the same stage as high-potential, undiscovered actors and technicians - many of whom call, or have called, Frederick their home.
More information about MANHATTANonPATRICK: https://phenoart.org/manhattanonpatrick/
Delaplaine Foundation provided Phenomenology with a grant award of $7,500 to help produce MANHATTANonPATRICK.
"One of our pillars of focus at Delaplaine Foundation is support of the visual and performing arts," said Delaplaine Foundation President, Marlene Young. "We see this from both an educational aspect, as well as cultural enrichment. We believe that Phenomenology's mission ties into that focus as an addition to an ever-vibrant arts community landscape in Frederick."
According to its website, Delaplaine Foundation awards grants "to support a variety of programs for deserving non-profit groups, which help fulfill its mission of education, preservation, and enlightenment."
Learn more about the Delaplaine Foundation at: http://www.delaplainefoundation.org/html/
Phenomenology's inaugural MANHATTANonPATRICK production is anticipated to premiere on Patrick Street, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Md.
"In addition to other projects we have in development, it is our intention for MANHATTANonPATRICK to focus much needed attention on high-potential, undiscovered talent from this region; and it is our hope that the success of the program spurns it on as a bi-annual event. We are confident that the financial support from Delaplaine Foundation will help us achieve success."
About Phenomenology, Inc.:
Phenomenology, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is an innovative production model in Frederick, Maryland, with a mission to create opportunities that enhance the public exposure of local professional artists and technicians by producing high value performing arts projects to showcase their gifts. These activities will help to enhance the cultural value of Frederick, Maryland and enable the organization to give back in additional ways, including advocacy for children and working families, by building links between the arts, education, and the social sciences.
More information: https://phenoart.org/
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