Current Highlights


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AJT 2020 Conference: Current Highlights

There are many great events awaiting you at Alliance for Jewish Theatre’s 2020 Virtual Conference, happening Sunday, October 25; Monday, October 26; and Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Check out the full Event Details »

Each day will feature four events divided into morning, afternoon, late Afternoon, and evening sessions.

There will be a playwriting workshop; a session on how to get work produced; an anti-racism training; a panel discussion about establishing diversity in culturally-specific theatres; an introduction and update about Jewish theatre making in Israel and around the world; opportunities for networking; several scintillating performances; and more! See below for a detailed list of current offerings.

In addition, the AJT has lined up award-winning, regional, national and international speakers and panelists, including: Rebecca Taichman (director, Indecent on Broadway), Joshua Harmon (playwright, Bad Jews), Emily Mann (playwright, director, former Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre Center), Mara Isaacs (producer, Hadestown), Snehal Desai (Producing Artistic Director, East West Players), Nikkole Salter, (actress, Board Chair, TCG), Anna Ziegler (playwright, Photograph 51), Shimrit Ron (Director, The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama) — with more being added in the run up to the Conference! See an ongoing list below and check back to see who else we’re including.

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Conference Events:
  • How to Get Your Play Produced
  • Israeli Theatre Maker Panel
  • Jewish Theatre Making from Around the World
  • Hands-On Playwriting Workshop
  • Lessons from the Field: Culturally-Specific Theaters wrestle with Diversity, Inclusivity, and Anti-Blackness
  • Anti-Racism Training Session 3
  • Networking and Performance Events
  • Annual Membership Meeting
Speakers, Panelists, and Moderators:

Joshua Harmon, Playwright of Bad Jews, Significant Other
Rebecca Taichman, Director of Broadway’s Indecent
Mara Isaacs, Producer of Tony-Award Winning Hadestown
Emily Mann, Playwright, Director, Former Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre Center
Nikkole Salter, Actress, Dramatist, Educator, Board Chair, TCG
Anna Ziegler, Playwright of Photograph 51, Actually, The Wanderers
Seraph-Eden Boroditsky, Artist and Founder of Guided Conversations Canada
Lindsey Newman
, Director of Community Engagement from Be’chol Lashon
Olga Sanchez Saltveit, Ph.D., Asst. Prof., Middlebury College; AD Emerita, Milagro
Helen Marcos, Artistic Director of La Caja Negra, México. Playwright/psychodramatist.
Anike Tourse, Playwright, Screenwriter, Director, Producer, “Arn’t I a Woman; The Story of Sojourner Truth”
Snehal Desai, Producing Artistic Director of East West Players
Adam Immerwahr, Artistic Director of Theater J
Debórah Eliezer, Artistic Director of foolsFURY Theater
Rachel Mars, London based writer/performer, former Jewish arts producer for JW3
Jill Rafson, Associate Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company, Dramaturg
Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director of National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

Michel Hausmann, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Miami New Drama
András Borgula, Artistic Director of Gólem Theater in Budapest, Hungary
Jacqueline Goldfinger, Playwright, Dramaturg, Granada Artist-in-Residence at UC Davis
Rebecca Guber, Director and Founder of Asylum Arts
Shimrit Ron, Director of The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama
Igal Ezraty, Israeli Director, Co-Artistic Director, the Arab-Hebrew Theatre of Jaffa
Hadar Galron, Playwright, Performer of Mikveh, The Secrets, Passion Killer, Whistle
Maya Arad Yasur, Israeli Playwright of Amsterdam, Suspended, God Waits at the Station
Noam Gil, Israeli Playwright of Suspicious Incident, The Settler
Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari, Actress, playwright, screenwriter, film director and social activist
Udi Ben Moshe, Artistic Director of the Khan Theater in Jerusalem
David Eisner, Co-Artistic Director of Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company in Toronto
Rex Daugherty, Producing Artistic Director of Solas Nua Theatre, an Irish arts org
Jeremy Aluma, Executive Director of Alliance for Jewish Theatre

Do you have a project you want to submit to our paid performance events?
Submit a Performance Proposal.

Are you a 18-36 year old theatremaker?
Apply to AJT’s Theatremacher Program for a significantly reduced rate.

Are you ready to register to attend AJT’s 2020 Virtual Conference?
Go to the registration page to fill out the registration form and pay.


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