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On Work and the Future

After my first post here I felt a weight lifted off my shoulders. Like I said, I don’t know if anyone read it, but being able to just release the emotions that are, quite frankly, crushing me is a godsend. 900 more words



It may sound obvious but when you arrive at graduate school you don’t know anyone all that well. I mean, I connected with a few folks at the audition but not with a lot of depth. 477 more words

Asking For Help

Visit and Lecture: Katherine Profeta

> “I see Dance as something that unfolds in time.”
> About creative processes and collaborations: “Generating Interesting Failures.”
> About the relationship between Dance and Theatre: “It is like trying to keep water apart…it just keeps coming back in!” 9 more words


The Dramaturg's View / Golwg y Dramatwrg by /gan Branwen Davies

It’s been a productive R&D week this week with Illumine Theatre. I was fortunate enough to sit in and offer some dramaturgical input. As a dramaturg there is space to contextualize the world of the play, establish connections within the text and identify areas to clarify. 719 more words

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NextFest Artist Spotlight - Christine Sumption, Dramaturg

Christine served as a dramaturg for the writing intensive of Stanford Story (working title) which was workshopped last week.

  1. What is a dramaturg’s job in the theater – in general?
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Theatrically Interesting

William Shakespeare

We have seen the best of our time:
machinations, hollowness, treachery, and all
ruinous disorders, follow us disquietly to our

—William Shakespeare, King Lear, Act I Scene ii


The Impossible Musical

By DREW LICHTENBERG, Literary Manager/Resident Dramaturg at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, D.C. (Reprinted with permission.)

One of the first things to know about Man of La Mancha… 964 more words

Theatrically Interesting