Dito van Reigersberg, 2002 Pew Fellow. Photo by John Hawthorne.
Pew Fellow, 2002
Theater; joint Pew Fellowship with Gabriel Quinn Bauriedel and Dan Rothenberg
Dito van Reigersberg is a theater artist and co-founder and artistic director emeritus of Pig Iron Theatre Company. He has created and performed nearly all of Pig Iron's productions since its founding in 1995. He also performs regularly under his drag alter-ego, Martha Graham Cracker. With Pig Iron, he has won Barrymore awards for "best ensemble" for Mission to Mercury and for "best choreography" for Cafeteria. Van Reigersberg trained at the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and earned a BA from Swarthmore College.