The word, Filigree, meaning, 'the complex intertwining of delicate threads of gold and silver’, comes from the Latin words filum 'thread' and granum ‘seed’.
The Filigree Theatreembraces the dual roots of the word Filigree in our company's mission: with an aim to serve both as a Thread by connecting Austin to theatre communities in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles & London and as a Seedby incubating, supporting and celebrating emerging theatre artists in Austin. We are likewise committed to forging connections with diverse audiences across Austin.
As a verb, To Filigree means ‘to make by hand and with much skill.’ We are committed to producing high-level, professional theatre whilst collaborating with local Austin artists working in other disciplines such as fine arts, dance, film and music.
Connecting to our past; planting the seeds of the future. Our annual season is structured to connect the Past, Presentand Future of theatre through a shared theme that runs throughout the season, comprised of:
FALL (Past) A play that is from the theatre cannon
WINTER (Present) A play that is the work of a playwright living/working today
SPRING (Future) A play that is new work/world premiere
We are a fiscally sponsored organization under Fractured Atlas and are therefore able to receive charitable donations.