The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2005-2006 Theater Grants -- which it awards annually to not-for-profit theaters that enhance employment opportunities for stage actors and stage managers, have a wide range of financial and artistic profiles, and operate under various Equity contracts.

This year, 63 theaters nationwide share in more than $54,850. Among the institutions who received grants are the Arden Theatre Company, the Atlantic Theater Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, East West Players, Manhattan Theatre Club, the New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Primary Stages, the Purple Rose Theatre, Stages St. Louis, and The Vineyard Theatre.

A full list of theaters is below.

Eastern Region

Acting Company
Amas Musical Theatre
Arden Theatre, Company
ArtsPower
Atlantic Theater Company
Capital Repertory
Cherry Lane Theatre
Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center
Geva Theatre Center
Great Lakes Theatre Festival
Irish Repertory Theatre
Jean Cocteau Repertory
Manhattan Theatre Club
MCC Theatre
New Federal Theatre
New York Theatre Workshop
No. Carolina Shakespeare Festival
Orlando Theatre Project, Inc.
Pan Asian Repertory
Pearl Theatre Company
Primary Stages
Public Theater
Signature Theatre Company
The New Group
Theater By The Blind
Theatre For A New Audience
Theatreworks USA
Vineyard Theatre
Walnut Street Theatre
Wheelock Family Theatre

Central Region

American Players Theatre
Apple Tree Theatre
Arkansas RepertoryTheater
Boarshead Theatre
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Detroit Repertory Theatre
Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati
Human Race Theatre
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Mixed Blood Theatre
New Harmony Theatre
Penumbra Theatre
Purple Rose Theatre
Stage One: Louisville Children's Theatre
Stages St. Louis
St. Louis Black Repertory
Theatre at the Center
Unicorn Theatre
Writers Theatre

Western Region

Actors Theatre of Phoenix
Austin Shakespeare company
California Conservatory Theatre
Campo Santo/Intersection for the Arts
Colony Theatre Company
East West Players
Falcon Theatre
International City Theatre
Lyric Stage Company
Native Voices
Seattle Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare& Friends
Theatre Rhinoceros
WaterTower Theatre