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Awards, Fellowships & Residencies
Nancy Bannon has written/directed five short films. Original feature screenplays have been recognized by festivals, contests, labs including: Nicholl Fellowship (quarterfinalist 2018, 2017), Sundance Screenwriters & Episodic Labs (second round qualifier multiple years), NYWIFT development lab (fs2p), Slamdance Film Festival (grand prize finalist), more. Her short screenplay, Blood was published in The Southampton Review. Original theater work (she conceived, wrote, directed) includes: Cornfield, Puncture, The Pod Project (immersive events, NYC). As movement director: Romeo and Juliet (w/ Orlando Bloom) on Broadway, more. Off-Broadway includes: Occupied Territories, a play (nominated for five Helen Hayes Awards) which she co-wrote and plays a leading role. Nancy is the recipient of three Princess Grace Awards, a New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award, multiple prizes and scholarships and is a graduate of The Juilliard School. Faculty: SUNY Purchase, Rutgers University, American University and The Studio Acting Conservatory. Nancy was a professional dancer for over a decade. nancybannon.com
We have compiled a list of artist-specific, mental health, and Covid-19-centric resources to be of help during these uncertain times.
Many thanks to the organizations and individuals who have helped collect and disseminate this information.
New York State's Office of Mental Health Covid-19 Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Taking Care of your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
Covid-19 Support for Creatives, Freelancers and Entrepreneurs Struggling with Processing the Impact
Database of Localized Resources (Local Mutual Aid, Resources/Relief Funds, Organizing for Specific Demands, Elder Supports, Trans/Queer Support, For Kids/Teens, Mental Health/Physical Health, etc.)
Local & Online Resources - Courtesy of The Bushwick Starr