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Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson is a playwright, director, and performer whose work has been seen at Art Street Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company, Encore Theatre Company, EXIT Theatre, Potrzebie Dance Project, San Francisco International Arts Festival, The Shotgun Players, Z Space, and The Studio Theatre (Washington D.C.), among others; as well as internationally at Arts International Festival IV (Japan), Edinburgh Festival Fringe (UK), and Deutsches Theater Berlin (Germany). Ten Plays, a collection of his work, was recently published by EXIT Press.

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Dialogue, Diversity, and Quality—A Report From the Sibiu International Theatre Festival
Essay

Dialogue, Diversity, and Quality—A Report From the Sibiu International Theatre Festival

1 July 2014

Mark Jackson reports on the "format and the values" he witnessed in Romania at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival, which is the third largest theater festival in the world.

Criticism! Eeek! Run! Run!
Essay

Criticism! Eeek! Run! Run!

29 March 2012

Mark Jackson responds to the outcome of the Theatrical Salon he helped organize on Criticism, and what the resulting conversation taught him about how theatrical artists interact with the idea of criticism. 

Eat, Drink, and Talk Seriously about the Theater
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Eat, Drink, and Talk Seriously about the Theater

17 October 2011

Mark Jackson, a theater maker in San Francisco, talks about the founding of Theater Salons, a series of informal talks about theater between differnet theatermakers in the area, and the lessons he has learned from them.