Ellen Stewart Award
The Ellen Stewart International is an Award given to an individual theatre artist or theatre company whose work promotes social change and community participation with a particular focus on the engagement of young people.
Named for La MaMa Founder Ellen Stewart, The International Award celebrates her remarkable lifetime achievements in the theatre and her dedication to creating a world theatre which embraces all traditions and cultural identities. Through the theatre, countless younger people were inspired by Ellen Stewart as artists and generators of personal and social change.
Bernardo Rey & Nube Sandoval are the winners of the first Ellen Steward Prices.