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Ilana Brownstein

Ilana M. Brownstein is the Director of New Work at Company One Theatre

Ilana M. Brownstein is the the Director of New Work with Company One Theatre, and the Founding Dramaturg of Playwrights' Commons. Formerly, she was the Literary Manager and Dramaturg of the Huntington Theatre, where she created the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program and the Breaking Ground Festival; and for 11 years she was a professor of dramatic literature and dramaturgy at Boston University's School of Theatre. She is a two-time winner of the Elliott Hayes Award for excellence in dramaturgy, conferred by Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas. imbturgy.wordpress.com

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Building Community in Artistic Processes
Essay

Building Community in Artistic Processes

Four Boston Theatremakers in Conversation

30 October 2019

Ilana M. Brownstein talks with Dawn Simmons, Summer L. Williams, and Kirsten Greenidge about collaborating on new plays, creating healthy communities, vulnerability, and more.

The New Play Map.
Conversation with Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury
Essay

Conversation with Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury

21 January 2014

The following is a conversation with playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury for the Boston production of "We Are Proud to Present a Presentation about the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, from the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915" which is a current co-production between Company One and ArtsEmerson.

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A Decade in the Trenches, and a 30,000 Foot View
Essay

A Decade in the Trenches, and a 30,000 Foot View

22 October 2012

Ilana M. Brownstein on the evolution of the Boston Theater ecology over the past ten years, and what it needs to do to coninue to evolve. 

Friday Phone Call # 27
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 27

Ilana Brownstein of the Playwrights' Commons Boston

17 May 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Ilana Brownstein, founder of the Playwrights' Commons.

Boston, Massachusetts
Series

Boston, Massachusetts

A series featuring voices from in and around Boston's theatre community.