The 21st Century Literary Office Convening
Exploring the Literary Practice of Tomorrow
The convening 21st Century Literary Office: Exploring the Literary Practice of Tomorrow brought approximately forty theatremakers to Washington, DC to discuss their professions as literary managers, dramaturgs, artistic producers and other professionals involved in supporting, developing and/or producing new work. Learn more about the convening here.
Friday 24 February
Introductions and Goals of the Convening led by P. Carl
David Dower interviews Jerry Patch
Panel: Manifestos for the 21st Century Literary Office Featuring Aaron Carter, Julie Felise Dubiner, Adrien-Alice Hansel, Amrita Ramanan, and Otis Ramsey-Zoe
Saturday 25 February
Roundtable Discussion 1: What’s Literary in the 21st Century Literary Office and Do We Need a New Name?
Roundtable Discussion 2: Literary Managers: Gatekeepers or Yes Men?
Roundtable Discussion 3: The Relationship between the Literary Manager, the Dramaturg, and the Rehearsal Room
Full Group Discussion: Designing the Literary Office of the Future
Public Performance: Stuck at the Gate
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