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Friday 24 February and Saturday 25 February 2012

The 21st Century Literary Office Convening

Exploring the Literary Practice of Tomorrow

Friday 24 February and Saturday 25 February 2012

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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