The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2011 National Theatre Company Grants. The organizations will receive their awards, which include a $10,000 general operating gift, at a private luncheon on October 24 in Manhattan.

The groups that have won grants are Buntport Theater Company (Denver, CO), FUSION (Albuquerque, NM), Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company (San Diego, CA), Pig Iron Theatre Company (Philadephia, PA), Rude Mechanicals (Austin, TX), Synchronicity Theatre (Atlanta, GA), TheatreSquared (Fayetteville, AR), TimeLine Theatre (Chicago, IL), Transport Group (New York, NY), and Watts Village Theater Company (Los Angeles, CA).

The National Theatre Company Grants recognize theaters that have articulated a distinctive mission, cultivated an audience, and nurtured a community of artists in ways that strengthen and demonstrate the quality, diversity, and dynamism of American theatre.

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