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Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Mar 1, 2013 | 10:00 AM-8:45 PM


Dreaming the Americas: Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies

NoPassport and NYU Gallatin present the seventh annual NoPassport theater conference:

Dreaming the Americas:
Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies

A one-day conference exploring the intersections between theater and late capitalism; modes of new work production and methodologies; theater-making and theory; and the role creative activism can play in staging new theater in the 21st century.

Initiated and curated by Caridad Svich (playwright, founder, NoPassport)

Co-curated by Kristin Horton (director and faculty member, NYU Gallatin) and Sharon Friedman (faculty member, NYU Gallatin)

Free and open to the public.  However RSVPs are strongly encouraged:

Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies features a keynote address from Todd London, the Artistic Director of New Dramatists, and opening remarks from John Eisner, the Artistic Director the Lark Play Development Center.

Also featured in the conference line-up are:

• Ken Prestininzi, Artistic Director of Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep;
• Lisa Phillips and Dana Whitco, Co-Directors of Positive Feedback, an initiative of The Earth Institute;
• a dance performance by Signdance Collective International from the UK;
• a panel moderated by scholar-playwright Saviana Stanescu.

Click here for the preliminary conference schedule.