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Kim Peter Kovac

Kim Peter Kovac is currently a consultant in theater for young audiences and new play development, as well as the co-founding director of the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices and and co-founding editor of Write Local. Play Global., the international TYA playwrights network. Previously he served as Artistic Director of Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences (where he produced some 100 new plays) as well  the Vice-President of ASSITEJ International, as well as on the boards of TYA/USA and IPAY.  He is also a poet, with over 150 pieces published in print and on-line in journals from Australia, India, Ireland, Dubai (UAE), England, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, and the USA.

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At the Core of Theatre for Young Audiences is Voicing Identity, Intersectionality, and Empathy
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At the Core of Theatre for Young Audiences is Voicing Identity, Intersectionality, and Empathy

20 March 2019

Kim Peter Kovac looks at the way the theatre for young audiences field has changed over the last few years, where it’s at today, and what his hopes are for the future.

The Shifting Landscape of Theatre for Young Audiences
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The Shifting Landscape of Theatre for Young Audiences

Searching for (and Creating) New Maps

27 January 2013

Kim Peter Kovac on the changing landscape of Theater for Young Audiences, and the opportunities that presents.