Thrown Stone is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the launch of its Invitation to the Conversation program. The program aims to make the full experience of attending a performance financially accessible to lower-income families in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and to create a more inclusive theatrical culture. Read more
Today’s blog focuses on the stories of two amazing women, Shamare Holmes and Wiktoria, a Thrown Stone intern, who are using their passions to carve space for others — and to follow their own dreams.
Shamare serves as the Program Director for Live Girl, a New Canaan, CT organization founded by Sheri Weist in 2014 that provides year-round leadership development and mentoring for girls Grades 5 through college. According to Shamare, the program encourages middle school girls to “lead themselves,” high school girls to “lead each other,” and college-aged women to “lead in the workforce.” Read more