AJT is now an Alliance!AJT 2017 ConferenceAJT Special Achievements

AJT is now an Alliance!

AJT is now the Alliance for Jewish Theatre! What's in a name? Plenty...

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AJT 2017 Conference

Join us Oct 22-25 in Boston, for our conference... This year, themed around Collaboration.

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AJT Special Achievements

AJT recognized several members at our 2016 conference in St. Louis.

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President – Hank Kimmel (President, Working Title Playwrights; playwright, attorney, Atlanta)
Immediate Past President – David Y. Chack (Producing Artistic Director, ShPIel – Performing Identity, Chicago)
Vice-president – Aaron Henne (Artistic Director, theatre dybbuk, Los Angeles)
Vice-president – Doug Brook (playwright, director; Artistic Director, Theatre Chevruta, Los Gatos, CA; Executive Director, Silicon Valley Shakespeare, San Jose, CA)
Secretary –  Jordana Halpern (Managing Director, Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York, Buffalo)
Treasurer – Yoni Oppenheim (Artistic Director, 24/6 A Jewish Theater Co., New York)

Executive Director – David Y. Chack (Producing Artistic Director, ShPIel – Performing Identity, Chicago)
AJT Webmaster – Doug Brook

Sara Brookner (Director of Engagement, Jewish Arts Collaborative, Boston)
Ronda Spinak (Co-Founder, Artistic Director, Jewish Women’s Theatre, Los Angeles)
Joanna Caplan (Resident Artist, Double Edge Theatre, Western Massachusetts)
Noémi Schlosser (Artistic Director, Salomee Speelt, Belgium and Israel)
Kathleen Sitzer (Artistic Director, The New Jewish Theatre, St. Louis)
Jon Adam Ross (InHEIRitance Project, New York)
Barbara Brooks (Artistic Director, MN Jewish Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota)
Ralph Meranto (Artistic Director, Center Stage Theatre, Rochester, New York)

Ex Officio (non-voting)
Ellen Schiff (Scholar and Professor Emerita, New York)
Robert Skloot (Scholar and Professor Emeritus, Madison, WI)
Mira Hirsch (director, Atlanta)

Honorary Board Member (in memoriam): Theodore Bikel


Alliance for Jewish Theatre’s 2017 Conference in Boston October 22 – 25, 2017 This Year’s Theme: COL-LAB-ORATION In partnership with Jewish Arts Collaborative of Boston Subsidies for Young and Emerging […]

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