What impact will recent seismic changes in artistic leadership have on the new work that's being created in America? What roles can dramatists play in running the institutions that develop and present theatre?
The Dramatists Guild is proud to resume the popular Duologue seminar series. For our latest event, two Dramatists Guild Council members will engage in a frank conversation on how (and why) a writer can become the leader of an arts organization.
Thursday, March 1st
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This webinar will be recorded and moderated by Tari Stratton, Director of Education and Outreach.
Artistic Director/Resident Playwright
McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton NJ
Emily Mann has overseen 150+ productions in her 26 seasons as McCarter’s multi-award winning Artistic Director and Resident Playwright. Recent productions directed: Five Mile Lake; Antony & Cleopatra; Proof; A Delicate Balance. Recently directed world premieres: The Convert; The How and the Why; Miss Witherspoon; Me, Myself & I. Broadway productions: A Streetcar Named Desire; Anna in the Tropics; Execution of Justice; Having Our Say. Her plays: Having Our Say, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth; Execution of Justice; Still Life; Annulla, An Autobiography; Greensboro (A Requiem); Meshugah; Mrs. Packard. Adaptations: Scenes from a Marriage; Uncle Vanya; The Cherry Orchard; A Seagull in the Hamptons; The House of Bernarda Alba; Antigone. Awarded a Princeton University Honorary Doctorate of Arts; 2015 Helen Merrill Distinguished Playwrights' Award; and 2015 Margo Jones Award given to a "citizen-of-the-theatre who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the encouragement of the living theatre everywhere”.
Teresa Coleman Wash
Playwright/Executive Artistic Director/Founder
Bishop Arts Center, Dallas TX
Teresa Coleman Wash is a playwright, producer and Founding Executive Artistic Director for the Bishop Arts Theatre Center an award-winning multicultural theatre that produces a full season of theater performances, jazz concerts, lecture series and arts education programs in Dallas, TX. She holds an MA in Arts Management from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and a BS from Albany State University in Business Administration. Wash contributes to the Dallas Morning News Voices as an opinion columnist, and she is an alumni of The OpEd Project through the Dallas Public Greenhouses. In 2016, she was one of three recipients of the Dallas Observer's MasterMind Award. She serves on the Cultural Tourism Committee for the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, the steering committee for Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition and is the current Dallas/Ft. Worth regional representative for The Dramatists Guild of America where she is also a Council member for the Southern region.