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Education Is Everywhere

I mentioned earlier that  campers are taking classes that I took my first year in graduate school; it is true, and they take these classes in a condensed time frame. 312 more words

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Recommendation: Don't be so boring - by Anthony Neilson


Don’t be so boring

Theatre is irrelevant to most of the population; audiences have been drifting away for decades. 1,613 more words


Diving into Henry VI, Part 3.

I think we should change the name of Henry VI, Part 3 to something that better portrays the play’s epicness. As the dramaturg for this production, it’s been so exciting to watch the campers dive into rehearsing their dynamic performances, and I’ve been lucky enough to witness their growing excitement for this oft-passed-over play. 229 more words

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Welcome to Planet Scottsdale, Population: ATHE

Scottsdale is one weird place.

In other words, perfect for the ATHE conference.

Time to head to the opening reception now, but an update is forthcoming, watch this space. 13 more words

Things Playwrights Do That I Love

Sometimes I open a play and see something that makes me feel like this:

Here’s what you do that makes my heart sing as I’m reading the plays in my stack. 1,045 more words


National Theatre Wales First Dramaturgs Group Announced.

Earlier this year I ran a post calling for applications for the first ever Dramaturgs group for National Theatre Wales (NTW). As one of the selection panel, I was keen to get as broad a range of applicants as possible, especially as only four of the six would be writers, the other two members could be from other disciplines – directors, scenographers, designers, composers, choreographers, whatever…. 488 more words

On Writing

Six Female Characters You Really Need to Stop Writing

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the stereotypical “Strong Female Character,” based on the CRAZY idea that we need to start thinking of female characters as . 954 more words