How to Read a Play with X-Ray Vision

Dana Tanner-Kennedy
September 20, 2022


September 20, 2022

11:00 am - 2:00 pm CST

Maximum Participants: 20

ASL interpretation will be available upon request.

Sharpen your ability to see deeply into plays and develop new tools for understanding and creating unique, holistic theatrical worlds. This workshop focused on reading skills is excellent for directors, designers, and actors in particular, but all theatre lovers are welcome.

About Dana Tanner-Kennedy

Dana Tanner-Kennedy is a scholar, dramaturg, and educator. Her book manuscript An Agnostic Arena: Postsecular Theater on American Stages introduces a theory of “postsecular theater” to describe religion’s persistent presence in American drama and performance in our so-called secular age. Her professional dramaturgy credits include productions at Carnegie Hall, Yale Repertory Theatre, The Public Theater, and Westport Playhouse. Dana currently serves on the faculty of the Summer Conservatory for Actors at Yale University and teaches at the University of Alberta. Formerly, she spent five seasons in the education department at Dallas Theater Center, serving as Associate Director for two, and worked in the literary offices of The Public Theater, Atlantic Theater Company, and Yale Repertory Theatre. Dana is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, where she earned her MFA and her Doctor of Fine Arts in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism.