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Women in Theatre: Issues for the 21st Century

I'd like to thank everyone who spoke at and attended the sold-out "Women in Theatre" conference last month, including those of you who watched the proceedings via the live streaming video.

Feedback has been enthusiastic and supportive, which motivates us to plan follow-up events for next year and beyond.

The conference is now archived on Princeton's WebMedia site.  Feel free to access the recording of the day's events and encourage your students, colleagues, subscribers, and anyone you think might be interested in hearing those stimulating panels to visit the archived video.

Keep an eye on this web page for valuable advocacy information, such as the materials already posted here.

And, join the Women-in-Theatre listserv sponsored by the Program in Theatre and the Program in the Study of Women and Gender here at Princeton.  Once it's up and running, it will be a useful resource for information sharing and discussion about all the relevant issues.  To join, send an email to me.

Thanks again for your support and your commitment to women working in theatre.

My best,
Jill Dolan
Conference Organizer

Speakers

Gigi Bolt (formerly NEA Theatre Program)
Jo Bonney (Living Out)
Jill Dolan (Princeton University)
Danai Gurira (Eclipsed)
Garry Hynes (The Beauty Queen of Leenane)
Mara Isaacs (The McCarter Theatre Center)
Susan Jonas (formerly New York State Council on the Arts)
Julia Jordan (Tatjana in Color)
Lisa Kron (Well)
Lisa Loomer (Distracted)
Emily Mann (The McCarter Theatre Center)
Timothy Near (San Jose Repertory Theatre)
Jennifer Nelson (formerly African Continuum Theatre)
Lisa Peterson (The Model Apartment)
Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius)
Leigh Silverman (Well)
Molly Smith (Arena Stage) 
Alisa Solomon (Columbia University)
Maria Striar (Clubbed Thumb)
Liesl Tommy (The Good Negro) 
Alice Tuan (Ajax por nobody)
Susana Tubert (TeatroStageFest)
Paula Vogel (Chair of the Department of Playwriting, Yale University)
Kate Whoriskey (Ruined)
Stacy Wolf (Princeton University)
Tamsen Wolff (Princeton University)
and more
 

Conference supporters:

The Gardner Fund of the Council of the Humanities 
Lewis Center for the Arts 
Program in the Study of Women and Gender 
Program in American Studies 
Department of English 
Center for African American Studies 
Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies
League of Professional Theatre Women

Event Information

 

Saturday, September 26, 2009
 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Free and open to the public


James M. Stewart ’32 Theater
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey

 

 

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WomenArts.org

 

 

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