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Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:44
Mashups

Happy Monday from the Orchard Project!This November 27, join us at NYC's famed Cutting Room for the inaugural OP Mash-ups. It's our attempt to capture the wild, spontaneous spark that the Orchard Project produces when it mixes and matches artists who have never before worked together. (Anyone who was at our informal 2016 evening with Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding and artists from four other residencies will know what we mean!). Get your tickets HERE.Separately, applications are still open for our new NYC Greenhouse and our Summer Professional Lab, as well as our OP Intensives (our NYC-based education program for professional artists). Information and links are below.Share these opportunities with anyone you think would be a good fit, and please reach out if you have any questions. Thank you!The Orchard Project
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:19

Happy Friday the 13th from the Orchard Project!We are adding some exciting new opportunities for path-breaking artists to develop new work throughout the year in NYC. Applications are now open for our new NYC Greenhouse program and our OP Intensives (an education program). Information and links are below.These build on our hallmark program, our summer Professional Lab and Season in Saratoga Springs. Applications are currently open and being accepted until December 1.Feel free to share these opportunities with anyone you think would be a good fit for any of our programs, and please reach out if you have any questions. Thank you!The Orchard Project
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 07:00
Hello,We hope this e-mail finds you well! One of the things we continue to hear within our Orchard Project community -- from both professional and emerging artists -- is the desire for ongoing learning opportunities. This past May, we piloted a new OP Intensive program as a precursor to our usual summer retreat in Saratoga Springs with great success. We are now launching a new ongoing program for emerging and working artists in New York City. As with everything the Orchard Project does, the focus of our Intensive Program is on ground-breaking process, new work, and bringing disparate skills, aesthetics, and working methods under one banner. ANNOUNCING THE ORCHARD PROJECT INTENSIVE PROGRAMThe first session of our Intensive Program will be Pig Iron Techniques for the Performer-Creator to be held October 7-8, 2017 in New York City. This 12-hour workshop, led by Pig Iron company member Mel Krodman, will focus on the performer as creator. Rigorous physical...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 13:06
The Exchange
Dearest OP alums,We hope your new year has been great thus far. If you are in town, we want to invite you and a guest to an exclusive Orchard Project evening on THURSDAY, 5/11 at 7pm to attend a particularly OP related show, Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL, directed by Ari Edelson. Complimentary tickets for our special alumni eve are first come, first served. Please RSVP to james@exchangenyc.org to reserve your tickets as soon as possible, and please indicate one or two in attendance.  Time: 7pm Location: New World Stages, 340 W 50th Street, NY, NY Run time: 85 minutes About the production:From America’s most acclaimed political playwright, Pulitzer and Tony® winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way, Hacksaw Ridge – Academy Award® nom.), comes a provocative 90-minute theatrical event written in a white-hot fury. In a time when shocking campaign rhetoric turns into real policies, BUILDING THE WALL urgently reveals the power of...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 09:17
TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW
Honoring Robert Schenkkan for Outstanding Contribution to the TheaterBenefiting The Orchard ProjectMay 1, 2017The Diamond Horseshoe235 West 46th Street, NY, NYShow at 8PMVIP Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction at 6:30PMTasting Menu Dinner, Entertainment and More at 8PMOpen bar throughout, after-party to follow HONORARY COMMITTEE:Kurt Andersen, Alan Cumming, Kristoffer Diaz, Bridget Everett, Julian Fleisher, John Glover, Daniel Goldstein, Lance Horne, Richard Kind, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Pinkleton, Theresa Rebeck, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Nathan Tysen, Daphne Rubin Vega
Join us on May 1 for this year’s star-studded Orchard Project Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, a star-studded celebration of the best of the new — from new food to new work — at the Diamond Horseshoe in midtown Manhattan.This past June, we celebrated our 10th year of The Orchard Project - our annual month-long summer intensive - which...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:18
TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW
We hope that you will join us for this year’s star-studded gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, on Monday, May 1. After years of presenting The 24 Hour Musicals as our annual gala, we are mixing things up this year with a star-studded celebration of the best of the new — from new food to new work — at the Diamond Horseshoe in midtown Manhattan.A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW will extend our tradition of supporting new work to showcasing some of the best new food around, enjoying tastes of more than a dozen of New York City's best new restaurants and individual chefs along with custom celebrity entertainment.  The Exchange is a leading American institution committed to the creation of bold new work by the most innovative artists from around the world. The Exchange is not a traditional theatre company: we spend more than 90% of our time and budget on programs that allow other companies and artists to develop and display bold, innovative, original work, and on creative...
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 02:05
TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW
We hope that you will join us for this year’s star-studded gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, on Monday, May 1. After years of presenting The 24 Hour Musicals as our annual gala, we are mixing things up this year with a star-studded celebration of the best of the new — from new food to new work — at the Diamond Horseshoe in midtown Manhattan.A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW will extend our tradition of supporting new work to showcasing some of the best new food around, enjoying tastes of more than a dozen of New York City's best new restaurants and individual chefs along with custom celebrity entertainment.  The Exchange is a leading American institution committed to the creation of bold new work by the most innovative artists from around the world. The Exchange is not a traditional theatre company: we spend more than 90% of our time and budget on programs that allow other companies and artists to develop and display bold, innovative, original work, and on creative...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 18:16
The Exchange
Dearest OP alums,We hope your new year has been great thus far. If you are in town, we want to invite you and a guest to an exclusive Orchard Project evening on Sunday, 1/29 at 7pm to attend an OP-accelerated show, Geoff Sobelle's The Object Lesson. This project, having already had sold out success both at BAM and all around the world, began with a residency a few summers ago in our old location in Hunter.Complimentary tickets for our special alumni eve are first come, first served. Please RSVP to james@exchangenyc.org to reserve your tickets as soon as possible, and please indicate one or two in attendance.  Time: 7pm Location: New York Theater Workshop, 79 East 4th Street, NY, NY Run time: 75 minutes About the production:Actor-illusionist-inventor and NYTW Usual Suspect Geoff Sobelle’s “virtuosic” New York Times Critics Pick The Object Lesson comes to NYTW for a strictly limited engagement. This tactile...
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 22:13
Hello OP Alumni!I hope this finds you well! It has been wonderful to see what many of you have been up to of late. It's hard to believe that we're in the thick of assembling the community of exciting artists and creatives who will be joining us in Saratoga this summer. As we continue expanding and strengthening The Orchard Project, your consistent support and feedback has been invaluable; we are excited to build upon the successes of previous summers to make 2017 truly fantastic. I am reaching out as we are now recruiting this year's Core Company, and would love your recommendations. Do you know any bold, young artists interested in joining the cross-disciplinary, collaborative community at The Orchard Project? We have been hard at work planning Core-specific programming so that members of the Core Company will continue to have the transformative experience that is the hallmark of the program.We are also making targeted efforts to expand the Producing and Directing Core Company...
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:03

As 2016 comes to a close, works created at the Orchard Project are premiering on stages around the United States, and we are leaving no stone unturned as we look for the most exciting teams, artists and companies to support in our Summer 2017 residencies. If you've been a resident in the past and have recommendations for us, please email us at any time by just replying to this email (info@exchangenyc.org).