WHAT IS MOXIE?
noun force of character, determination, or nerve.
Moxie Arts NY is a theatre production company dedicated to engaging audiences with stories centering women, created by artists of historically excluded genders. Our programming provides funding and opportunities for artists at all stages of career development, including dramaturgical support, resources for staged readings, and professional management for the development of new work - from the page to the stage, and everywhere in between.
We are a New York City-based not-for-profit company that engages with artists nationwide.
What We Do
How we do it
We are a fiscally sponsored project which operates as a not-for-profit organization. We are currently in the process of filing for 501(c)(3), and will be a fully independent nonprofit in 2022.
We are supported by donors through Fractured Atlas, and by grants from the following organizations:
Creative Space Grant: Subsidized studio space provided by the A.R.T./New York Creative Space Grant, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A.R.T./NY Creative Opportunity Fund (2021)
The Leon Levy Foundation COVID Relief Fund (2021)
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council: Creative Engagement Grant (2021)
Nancy Quinn Fund: The Nancy Quinn Fund, a program of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York).
The Harmon Foundation: The Harmon Foundation has graciously donated a family grant for our 2021 season to help continue our theatre work during the COVID-19 shutdown, and renewed the family grant to help support our 501(c)(3) formation in 2022.
The ART/New York Relief Fund: A.R.T./NY awarded Moxie Arts NY with the New York Relief Fund for Small Theatres for our 2020-2021 season. We are grateful for the continued support of A.R.T./NY during this difficult time for theatres everywhere.
2019 Indie Theater Fund Artist Pay and Leadership Grant: 2019 Artist and Leadership Pay grants went to 15 companies to pay under-represented artists and administrators within their organizations.