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Derek Goldman

Derek Goldman is Artistic Director of the Davis Performing Arts Center and Professor of Theater and Performance Studies at Georgetown University. He is an award-winning stage director, playwright, adapter, developer of new work, teacher, and published scholar, whose artistic work has been seen around the country, Off-Broadway and at numerous major regional theaters, as well as internationally. He is also founding co-Director of the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University.

Listening for Unheard Voices—Syria
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Listening for Unheard Voices—Syria

The Trojan Women

18 September 2014

Derek Goldman offers an overview of the production of Syria: The Trojan Women.

Georgetown School of Foreign Service.
Interview with Derek Goldman and Cynthia Schneider by Jojo Ruf
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Interview with Derek Goldman and Cynthia Schneider by Jojo Ruf

18 March 2013

Jojo Ruf  chats with Derek Goldman and Cynthia Schneider about founding the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University.

Getting Intimate with the Global
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Getting Intimate with the Global

14 June 2012

After Hillary Clinton spoke at Georgetown University on the topic of human rights, it moved Derek Goldman to reflect on why theatre is the tool for global conversations.

Interview with Derek Goldman
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Interview with Derek Goldman

10 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Derek Goldman of Arena Stage on how the abundance in theatre is found in partnerships and collaborations. 

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Why did I pick these essays?  "A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights: María Irene Fornés": Because no one writes about playwrights as beautifully and observantly as Todd London....and because María Irene Fornés is indeed our "Art Angel" and deserves to be known by all...