[Theaterfacultystaff] The Mix - curated by Aaron Carter

Buck, Jeanette buckj at ohio.edu
Fri Nov 9 12:06:17 EST 2018


I've read Alligator and it's a play that I've wanted to direct.  Will investigate some of the other titles.


Jeanette Buck
Head BFA Stage Management
Production Manager Theater Division
Production Manager Tantrum Theater
Ohio University
buckj at ohio.edu
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While many of these plays can’t be cast with our population, many of them can. This appears to be a rich resource of plays we should consider for our ever changing population of students.



Thanks,



Charles



Charles Smith

Distinguished Professor

Head, Professional Playwriting Program

Ohio University



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Date: Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:11 AM
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Subject: [Theaterfacultystaff] The Mix - curated by Aaron Carter



The Mix is a new play resource highlighting plays that feature casts of intersectional and intersecting social identities.



MFA Playwriting alum Aaron Carter started The Mix at Steppenwolf, and Laura Jacqmin (MFA Playwriting) has a play on the list.



I'm not sure how to use this list!

Maybe we present it to the students and say, let's read some?

Most of them we can't cast with our population, but we can certainly read and discuss!



https://www.steppenwolf.org/about-us/the-mix/?fbclid=IwAR3nu4u6sudObebxjXxx_46EtRFAywyeUVTIbFNYcOSnV7XMirkZTiKKgWQ





Merri Biechler

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School of Dance, Film, and Theater

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