The 2018 CAATA ConFest Mid-Week Plenary, August 16th, 2018, Chicago, Illinois
KEYNOTE: RAJIV JOSEPH
From his unique vantage point, award-winning playwright Rajiv Joseph gives voice to the extraordinary journey that made him into a writer and storyteller. His resilience and commitment to storytelling built his playwriting career and affirms us all as Pan Asian/Pacific Islander/Indigenous artists.
Discussion to follow with a dynamic panel of storytellers and stage directors on the current American theater landscape: the many senior and executive leadership openings, building a movement for greater visibility, access, and equity, diversity, inclusion best practices.
Panel discussion facilitated by Laura Penn, SDC Executive Director
Panelists: Chay Yew, Artistic Director, Victory Gardens Theater; May Adrales, Milwaukee Repertory; Tim Dang, Zelda Fichlander Awardee; Jess McLeod, resident at Hamilton Chicago & Victory Gardens Theater; Mei Ann Teo, 2018 National Directors Fellowship, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Sponsored by Stage Directors and Choreographers Society