MacDowell Colony Names Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas As New Arch and Bruce Brown Fellow

The MacDowell Colony has announced that playwright Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, of New York City, has been chosen as the recipient of the third Arch and Bruce Brown Fellowship. During his 2016 residency at MacDowell, Mr. Cortiñas began work on a new play examining the AIDS epidemic. His previous work includes the play Blind Mouth Singing, which recently completed runs at Chicago’s Teatro Vista and the New York–based National Asian American Theatre Company. For more on Mr. Cortiñas and his work, visit his page on the New Dramatists website. The Arch and Bruce Brown Fellowship helps underwrite MacDowell Colony residencies for artists working on historically inspired, LGBT-themed performing-arts works. The foundation extends congratulations to Mr. Cortiñas on the award.