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Format: 2019-05-19
Women in Theatre Leadership: Challenges, Choices, and Change
@ Lewis Center for the Arts
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:00p

This panel discussion will feature four of New Jersey’s female Artistic Directors:

Emily Mann, McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton
Bonnie Monte, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison
C. Ryanne Domingues, Passage Theatre, Trenton
Ari Laura Kreith, Luna Stage, West Orange
The panelists will share the arcs of their lives and work in theatre from their origin stories to breaking into the business and artistic leadership; talk about opportunities they’ve grasped or created for themselves, and obstacles and challenges they’ve faced; discuss concerns of the present moment in the American Theatre, from equity and inclusion initiatives to the #metoo movement; and they’ll offer thoughts on strategies for transformative change and leadership in the twenty-first century, as well as reflect on their artistic goals and legacies.

The discussion will be moderated by Paula Alekson, Artistic Engagement Manager at McCarter Theatre Center, and will be opened to audience questions and comment.

Please join us for a reception following the panel. This is a free event but reservations are recommended. Make reservations at

Location and Reservation Info

Lewis Center for the Arts
122 Alexander Street
Princeton, NJ 08542

Other Information

Junior high

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  • New Jersey State Council on the Arts
  • Bank of America
  • The Horizon Foundation
  • Ocean First
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
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