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There’s a great article on my thoughts on dramaturgy posted on Cultural Weekly’s website. Jaz Dorsey interviewed me. Read on at http://www.culturalweekly.com/theatre-dramaturgs-profession.html
I describe myself as a literary and historical advisor to the playwright, director, or theatre company I am working with.
Just like an actor or an artist, I believe that the dramaturg’s position in the field derives from her output.
Dramaturgy is a practical profession. We give advice and support to help the playwright advance her play to its next level. We provide and share research in pre-production, and write program notes. We translate and adapt.
Almost everyone in the theatre profession performs dramaturgical duties…
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