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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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Wendy Kout

Playwright, Producer
Santa Barbara, CA
(818) 926-9807
koutster@gmail.com
Literary Manager: Will Levine – uppermgt1@gmail.com

Wendy Kout is an award-winning writer/producer of theater, film, television and prose. Theatre credits include Naked in Encino, where five disparate women gather and question life, death and liposuction. This contemporary comedy had its world premiere December 2014, at the JCC CenterStage in Rochester, NY.   We Are the Levinsons, a contemporary family comedy/drama that toasts sanity, survival and humor will have its world premiere at Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company, spring 2017. Both theatres are members of the Alliance for Jewish Theatres.

Other Jewish themed productions or publications include, the screenplay for the indie film, “Dorfman in Love”, winner of “Best Comedy” at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and winner of “Best Feature” at the Miami Jewish Film Festival, the Hollywood International Film Festival and the Marbella International Film Festival in Spain. The film also screened at Jewish Film Festivals in Argentina, Australia, Berkshires, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Denver, Fresno, Jerusalem, Maine, Minneapolis, Montreal, North Virginia, Palm Beach, Phoenix, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Sedona, Silicon Valley, Toronto, U.K., Vancouver, Vienna, and Washington, D.C.

In television, Wendy created and executive produced the hit ABC comedy, “Anything But Love” starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Richard Lewis as “Marty Gold”, one of the first Jewish romantic comedy leads in series television.

In print, Wendy’s essay, “Family Recipe” about growing up with a non-cooking Jewish mom and grandmother, will be featured in the upcoming anthology, “SisterWriterEaters”. Published spring 2017 by Griffith Moon Publishing.

A member of The Dramatists Guild and Writers Guild of America, Wendy also serves on the Board of Directors of Skylight Theatre Company in Los Angeles and has served on the Board of Directors of The Liberty Hill Foundation and The Fund for Santa Barbara. She has co-produced fundraisers in NYC, LA and Washington, D.C., for The Nation, People For the American Way, National Women’s Law Center and ASTI… Acid Survivors Trust International.

Wendy considers herself a Wandering Jew, whose true home is on the road with her favorite male writer, Dennis Koenig.

Conference

AJT’s 2017 Annual Conference COLLABORATION October 22-25, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts AJT’s annual conference, in partnership with Jewish Arts Collaborative Boston, presents its annual conference – its first under the name […]

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Membership

Join or renew your AJT membership now for 2017! Add 2018 now, at a discount! Not sure if it’s time to renew? Check with Eli Taylor, AJT Coordinator (eli@alljewishtheatre.org) To […]

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Check out our member theatres – a wide array of performing arts organizations around the world, with a focus or interest in Jewish theatre. Members: Want to update your page? […]

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