James Scruggs, a writer, performer and arts administrator
was recently awarded a 2016 Creative Capital Grant and a
2015 MAP Grant from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and
The Andrew Mellon Foundation to work with 3LD Art & Technology
Center to write and produce 3/Fifths in the spring of 2017; a piece
exploring race and racism today, informed by the history that is
sometimes deemed too disturbing to explore.
Creator/Producer/Curator/Host of 3LD Salon Series events to celebrate the work of technical designers. A diverse group of theater artists are offered a 10 day residency and provided with technician-designers to work on a short piece. The last day of residency is a public event exploring and demystifying the process of working with designers. The first event was The Video Designer and subsequent events over 2013/2014 featured The Sound Designer, The Lighting Designer in Collaboration With
The Video Designer, and The Interactivity Designer.