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If you are following this blog you will remember my last post about production dramaturgy. Many people think that the work of a dramaturg ends once the show is up and running, but there is still work to be done. Some of the most fulfilling moments in my career have bee...

The newest post in a series by Resident Dramaturg, Lynde Rosario.

If you are following this blog series you will remember my last post about research and development. It ended with a series of meetings to unpack what the ensemble learned from workshopping the piece in...

Mariah Freda as Artemisia in Artemisia's Intent
(Under St. Mark's - FRIGID Festival 2018)

Photo credit: Hunter Canning

The Anthropologists creates dynamic investigative theatre based on source material and research. We begin each process by examining cultural artifacts...

Most often, the first phase of an Anthropologist show is the Investigative Phase. This is where we gather to test out source material, tug on thematic threads, experiment with design ideas and probe storytelling concepts. It's sometimes scientific though usually a bit...

July 28, 2017

A timeline of how we created our epilogue, The Robot,
with a cast and creative team of 15.

May 25: Initial brainstorming session
Actors Jean Goto, Mariah Freda & Brianna Kalisch, our dramaturg, director, Resident Set Designer and Assistant Director.  

We explored th...

May 11, 2017


Affirm the function, explore the practice, and promote the profession of dramaturgy.

This is how LMDA (Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas) describes advocacy and I have made this my mantra as I continue to challenge myself throughout my career....

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