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Maegan Clearwood

Maegan is currently the Director of Audience Engagement and Resident Dramaturg at WSC Avant Bard in Arlington, VA, where her dramaturgy credits include The Good Devil (In Spite of Himself), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Holiday Memories, and Friendship Betrayed. She also curated Avant Bard’s inaugural Scripts in Play Festival, which featured workshops and readings for dozens of new works by local playwrights and classic texts by underrepresented voices. Past roles include serving as Literary Associate at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and Dramaturgy Apprentice at the Olney Theatre Center. Other selected dramaturgy credits: Source Festival: Static; Forum Theatre: World Builders; Olney Theatre Center: I and You, The Piano Lesson, The Tempest, Colossal. BA in Drama and English from Washington College. 

Missing Voices and Misogyny in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s All-Male Shrew
Essay

Missing Voices and Misogyny in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s All-Male Shrew

29 August 2016

Maegan Clearwood on the all-male production of Taming of the Shrew, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.

Learning to Shout
Essay

Learning to Shout

18 July 2014

As someone who lives and works with fifteen other young professionals, I know that brilliant conversations are being had on both sides of the generational line—but the fact remains that there is a very definite line. It’s one that I notice beyond conference sessions.