2013 NoPassport Conference on Friday

NoPassport and NYU Gallatin present the seventh annual NoPassport theater conference:

Dreaming the Americas
Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies

A one-day conference exploring the intersections between theater and late capitalism; modes of new work production and methodologies; theater-making and theory; and the role creative activism can play in staging new theater in the 21st century.

Initiated and curated by Caridad Svich (playwright, founder, NoPassport)

Co-curated by Kristin Horton (director and faculty member, NYU Gallatin) and Sharon Friedman (faculty member, NYU Gallatin)

March 1, 2013
10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
1 Washington Place, New York, NY  10003

Free and open to the public.
RSVP at www.nopassport2013conference.eventbrite.com

Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies features a keynote address from Todd London, the Artistic Director of New Dramatists, and opening remarks from John Eisner, the Producing Artistic Director the Lark Play Development Center.

Also featured in the conference line-up are:

• Ken Prestininzi, Artistic Director of Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep;
• Lisa Phillips and Dana Whitco, Co-Directors of PositiveFeedback, an initiative of The Earth Institute, Columbia University; the Center for Creative Research at NYU; and the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities.

• a dance performance by Signdance Collective International from the UK;
• and a panel moderated by scholar-playwright Saviana Stanescu.

Click here for the preliminary conference schedule.
NoPassport and NYU Gallatin present the seventh annual NoPassport theater conference:

Dreaming the Americas
Staging New Theaters/Challenging Hierarchies

Preliminary Conference Schedule
A complete conference schedule, including all panelists, will be available in mid-January at www.nopassport.org.