The Alvin Ailey dancers Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd will become co-artistic directors of the Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis, where Antonio trained.
The Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts provides awards totaling $300,000.
“Food programming has grown up,” said the former “Top Chef” judge.
Several of the performances are co-productions with other festivals, including the season opener, “Begin Again,” by the Seattle-based creative team zoe/juniper.
A slideshow of arts events taking place across the world this coming week.
American Ballet Theater and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Calif., will open the American Ballet Theater William J. Gillespie School on the Segerstrom campus in September, both organizations announced on Tuesday.
Thomas O. Kriegsmann is to be its director of programs, a new position that will include artist development projects.
The Wallace Foundation will provide funds to help performing arts organizations expand their reach.