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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 2018 Conference

Join us Oct 21-23 in Philadelphia, for our conference... This year, themed Connecting • Learning • Doing.

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AJT Special Achievements

AJT recognizes several members at our annual conferences!

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ShPIeL – Performing Identity

David Y. Chack, Artistic Director
david@shpieltheatre.com
shpieltheatre.com

ShPIeL-PERFORMING IDENTITY is a theatre and performance project with roots in Jewish performance – producing, developing and being a catalyst for works in a transcultural world. David Y. Chack is ShPIeL’s Artistic Director, a professor at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Executive Director of the Association for Jewish Theatre.

ShPIeL Performing Identity puts the “play” into a deep investigation of identity, heritage and culture. Based in Chicago, we work with theatremakers through methods that explore an authentic identity in performance. Its projects include: A Jewish Joke with Phil Johnson at Victory Gardens Theater; Imagining Heschel by Colin Greer; Cities of Light with Rebecca Joy Fletcher and David Chack performing alongside; The Passions of Emma Goldman with Roslyn Alexander;  The Invasion of Skokie by Steven Peterson at the Elaine and Zollie Frank Theatre at the Mayer Kaplan JCC; Paulus by Motti Lerner at Silk Road Rising, Signs of Life by Ullian and Derfner at Victory Gardens; Date Me! and Sounds of Silence with Noemi Schlosser at Theatre Wit; Cities of Light with Rebecca Joy Fletcher at Piven Theatre and in Louisville, Ky.; The Last Act of Lilka Kadison by Behrman, Kersnar, Phillips, Stillman and White at Lookingglass Theatre; Conviction by Ami Dayan at Theatre Wit; and ShPIeL 2010 and 2011 Showcases at the Hoover-Leppen Theatre at Center on Halsted and N’Namdi Galleries.

Conference

Alliance for Jewish Theatre’s 2018 Conference in Philadelphia October 21 – 23, 2018 This Year’s Theme: Connecting • Learning • Doing Check out a preview of what we’re planning! Details […]

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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 us at info@alljewishtheatre.org. To join or […]

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Individuals

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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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