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Katie Pearl

Co-Artistic Director, PearlDamour; Professor of Theater, Wesleyan University

 

Katie Pearl is a director and writer of new plays and performance for traditional and alternative spaces.  She is Co-Artistic Director of the interdisciplinary company PearlDamour, with playwright Lisa D’Amour. OBIE Award, Creative Capital, Map Fund, NYSCA, NEA. Recent/ongoing: Ocean Filibuster, premiering Sep 2020 in the ART season. Recent: the multi-year project Milton in five small towns named Milton around the country.

The “Us” of Town Hall
Essay

The “Us” of Town Hall

26 April 2017

Katie Pearl talks with Caridad Svich, a maker of work for live audiences, about the breath of theatre, the us in the room, and her new script Town Hall.

We Are the Climate
Essay

We Are the Climate

16 April 2017

In this first installment, Playwright Katie Pearl explores the implications of climate change, storytelling, and intersectionality in the theatre community in relation to Donald Trump’s administration.

Creativity, Aging, and Alzheimer’s
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Creativity, Aging, and Alzheimer’s

A Conversation with Michelle Memran

23 October 2016

Katie Pearl interviews Michelle Memran about María Irene Fornés and The Rest I Make Up, a documentary that captures the legendary playwright’s creativity as she ages.