Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset

Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset

by Theresa Lang

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ISBN-13: 9781138902152
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/23/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 681,383
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Theresa Lang is a teacher, director, and dramaturg. She holds a BA in Drama from the University of Dallas, an MA in Theatre from Brown University, and a PhD in Drama from Tufts University. A theatre historian, her areas of specialty include popular entertainment, the censorship of urban space, and the development of the American theatre. As a practitioner she is particularly interested in the development and production of new work and under-represented voices. She is the dramaturg of Come on Over Ensemble Theatre and is on the faculty at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and at Boston College. Theresa is the Chair of Dramaturgy and the Coordinator of Devised Theatre for Region 1 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and was the Associate Director of the inaugural New Play Dramaturgy Intensive at the Kennedy Center.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Part One: The Mindset

Chapter 2 – Unpacking the Question

Chapter 3 – The Forest and the Trees

Chapter 4 – Timing

Chapter 5 – Why This, Here, Now?

Part Two: The Skillset

Chapter 6 – What You Need

Chapter 7 – How You Apply It

Chapter 8 – When It Works

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