The longtime deputy dean and professor at Yale School of Drama, who also served as Yale Rep’s managing director, will end her tenure next June.
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Already a Resident Artist, the actor will assume additional duties including season planning, mentoring students, and managing playwright relationships.
The foundation awards grants to individuals with a “track record of significant achievement and manifest promise for important future advances.”
Comprising the work of students and faculty over the last decade, the case studies address both traditional and modern dilemmas in arts management.
The Emmy, for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, is Shalhoub’s fourth, with the others coming for his title role in Monk.
The October 4 event in Los Angeles is a collaboration among the School, East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts Department, and Center Theatre Group.
Harris will receive the Paul Green Award for excellence in new professional theatre talent.
HBO Max announced that Gurira is on board to write the pilot and and will serve as showrunner for the 10-episode series starring Nyong’o.
“Our judges fell in love with the poetically distilled language of ALMA,” said Arizona Theatre Company’s Playwright-in-Residence Elaine Romero.