The cover of The Age Issue of The Dramatist. An illustration of two sets of hands, one older and one younger, playing piano side by side.
Michigan: MITTEN Lab
Mitten Lab: A Michigan Incubator for Theatre Talent Emerging Now

Everyone knows that Michigan is shaped like a mitten, but did you know we have our own play incubation center? This month I focus on the MITTEN Lab, a new playwright’s support organization founded by Rachel Sussman and Katherine Carter. Their goal is to nurture artists who are emerging in their practice, seeking a pipeline into Michigan theatres for their plays.

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Anita Gonzalez

is a playwright, librettist, director, educator, and a professor of performing arts and African American studies at Georgetown University. She writes women’s stories. She lectures and teaches about storytelling for social change.