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Cory Tamler

Cory Tamler is a playwright, director and theatermaker with a degree in physics and philosophy of science from the University of Pittsburgh. Her plays have been produced in Pittsburgh (New Works Festival, Future Tenant, Pitt Rep, Yinzerspielen), Chicago, Troy NY, Augsburg, Germany, and, most recently, in Scarborough, ME, where she was the playwright for Open Waters Theater Arts' Of Farms and Fables, a community-based, collaboratively built theater project conceived by director Jennie Hahn that put farmers and farm workers onstage alongside professional actors in a play about the future of agriculture.

She was a 2010/2011 Fulbright Scholar to Berlin and a guest blogger at the 2011 Theatertreffen. Her small international performance collective, Yinzerspielen (http://www.yinzerspielen.org/), is committed to performance as research and the furthering of dynamic artist/audience relationships. She will head to Belgrade this September on a CEC ArtsLink Project grant to create a site-transformative performance piece in collaboration with Serbian theater artists.

The Boomerang Effect

The Boomerang Effect

9 June 2012

Cory Tamler suggests innovation in the conversation with, to, and how playwrights create will spur development in Pittsburgh’s new works theatre scene.