Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Drama League Directors Project Symposium

Here's some good info from our friends at The Drama League:
The Drama League is pleased to announce that Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director for The Public Theater, will serve as the Keynote Speaker for The 2009 Directors Project Symposium on Saturday, May 16, 2009. This year's symposium, titled "Directing Today - and the Next 25 Years," features a day-long series of panel discussions on the craft of stage directing, all of which are free and open to the public, though reservations are required.

The symposium begins at 10 a.m. at the New School for Drama (151 Bank Street) with a presentation and keynote speech by Mr. Eustis. An audience Q&A will follow the presentation. A full series of panel discussions will continue throughout the day, featuring a variety of accomplished industry professionals, including:

• Diane Paulus (Director of Hair)
• Ginny Louloudes (Executive Director of ART/NY)
• Carl Forsman (Artistic Director of the Keen Company)
• Morgan Jenness (Abrams Artists Agency)
• Kristin Marting (Artistic Director of HERE)
• Alex Timbers (Artistic Director of Les Freres Corbusier)

Panel topics include:

• "Directing and Producing Theatre in the New Economy"
• "The Director/Playwright Relationship"
• "The Business of Show: Promoting and Marketing Yourself"
• "Articulating and Sustaining Your Artistic Mission"

For a complete schedule of panels and participants, please visit http://www.dramaleague.org/.

Admission to The 2009 Directors Project Symposium is free, but seats are limited. To reserve a seat for any of the panels, please email symposium@dramaleague.org.

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