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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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Elayne LeTraunik

Producer, Dramaturg, Researcher

Chicago, IL

elayne_LeTraunikElayne LeTraunik is founder and formerly Artistic Director of Chicago Jewish Theater and under her direction the theatre presented more than 15 productions, a number of them world or Midwest premieres. She is experienced in production, dramaturgy and research and has national and international contacts with up and coming playwrights.

Some of the plays produced by her theater include “All Through the Night” by Shirley Lauro, new versions of “The Golem” and “A Dybbuk” and “The Stroop Report”. She has assisted in the writing of “Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto” with Australian playwright Neil Cole and is also working with Canadian playwright Philip Pinkus in seeking to showcase his play “The Bureaucrat”.


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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