Boise Contemporary Theater received a 25,000 grant is for general operating expenses from the Schubert Foundation.
Producing artistic Matthew Cameron Clark founded BCT in 1997 to produce professional contemporary theater in Boise. In 2000, Clark established the company’s home at 854 Fulton St.
The New York-based foundation supports the advancement of the American theater and dance around the country. Since 2003, BCT has received seven grants totaling $60,000 from the Shubert Foundation. This is the largest it has received yet, Helene Peterson, BCT's managing director.
Lee and J.J. Shubert, one of the largest theater producing families in New York, started the foundation in memory of their brother Sam, who was killed in 1905, just as the brothers were becoming successful.