Charles M Pepiton

Charles M Pepiton is a theatre and filmmaker and works as Producing Artistic Director at Square Top Theatre and Associate Professor of Theatre & Dance at Gonzaga University.

Charles M Pepiton is a theatre and filmmaker. He works as Producing Artistic Director at Square Top Theatre and Associate Professor of Theatre & Dance at Gonzaga University. His current projects with STT include the film Koppmoll, a documentary about war and memory set in the far north of Norway, and the premiere The Scent of A Thousand Rains by Damon Falke, a theatre piece for radio in partnership with Spokane Public Radio. Previous directorial credits for STT include the experimental film Laura, or Scenes from a Common World (2016) and premieres of Now at the Uncertain Hour (2014) and The Sun is in the West (2010). Charles’s work has been supported by the Network of Ensemble Theatres’ Travel & Exchange Network (NET/TEN), the New York Council on the Humanities, St. Lawrence University, and North Country Public Radio.

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Trade Show Business
Essay

Trade Show Business

Rethinking the Commoditized Theatre and the Public Space

22 October 2019

Charles M Pepiton discusses professional theatre’s commercial roots, how mission statements of non-profits today focus on social engagement, community-based development, and more.