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Otis Ramsey-Zöe

Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zöe is a dramaturg, theatre arts educator, Series Editor for NoPassport Press’s Dreaming the Americas Series, and doctoral student at University of Maryland. He has developed new works at such organizations as Sundance Institute, Kennedy Center, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Center, National New Play Network, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, and Arena Stage. He was an Adjunct Instructor in Performing Arts at American University, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Future Classics Program Coordinator at The Classical Theatre of Harlem, and Literary Manager at Center Stage. Current projects include Director for Harrison David Rivers’ This Bitter Earth at Theater Alliance (Feb 22-Mar 22, 2020, http://www.theateralliance.com).

Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë
Dramaturgy, Black Refusal, and Possibility with Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë
Podcast

Dramaturgy, Black Refusal, and Possibility with Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë

Daughters of Lorraine Episode #6

28 January 2020

For the final episode of the first season of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley interview dramaturg and director Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë about his work in the Washington DC area, as well as his general thoughts about the state of and stakes for Black theatre.

A Manifesto for the 21st Century Literary Office
Essay

A Manifesto for the 21st Century Literary Office

1 March 2012

Otis Ramsey-Zoe continues our series of responses to the American Voices New Play Institute's 21st Century Literary Office Convening with this manifesto of what we as a theater community need to do to create the literary office of the future.