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Trip Venturella

Trip Venturella is an MFA candidate in Playwriting at Ohio University. As the director of Development and Outreach for Apollinaire Theatre Company in Chelsea, MA, he oversaw the fundraising and construction of the Riseman Family Theater and BlackBox Theater at the Chelsea Theater Works. He has worked as an actor, director, dramaturg, and playwright in Maine, India, Sri Lanka, Boston, and Ohio. His full-length plays include Killer Maples: The Musical! with composer Andres Ramos; Questions of Intimacy, about burlesque theater in 1920's Boston; and Cloud City, about fracking and fairy tales in western Montana. 

Chronic Theatremakers
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Chronic Theatremakers

The Importance of Social Goods and Sharing Your Story

25 October 2017

Dramaturg Sara Brookner interviews playwright Trip Venturella about his experiences as a theatremaker with epilepsy.

So, You Want to Build a Theatre?
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So, You Want to Build a Theatre?

21 November 2015

Trip Venturella outlines a process for theatremakers to build their own theatres.

Dispatches from the Hub of the Universe
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Dispatches from the Hub of the Universe

Making Space for Theatre In Boston

6 February 2015

One guy’s version of how the geography and history of Boston shaped its theatre scene, with a view on how to utilize and reform the space we occupy.