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Women+ in Theatre Conference

Women in Theatre


The seventh annual FREE and virtual conference dedicated to women+ working in the theatre will be held on August 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The conference provides women-identifying and TGNC theatre practitioners the opportunity to network and share experiences of the joys and challenges of returning to live performance after two years of shuttered theatres. We are excited to welcome, Peggy McKowen, artistic director of Contemporary American Theatre Festival.

In addition to the keynote address, the conference will feature a session in which participants can share their re-engagement experiences in discipline-based breakout rooms. Shirley’s speed-networking session, dedicated to our committee member and friend Dr. Shirley Basfield Dunlap, will again be offered, as well as a panel of designers. The day will conclude with virtual staged readings of the winners of our 10-minute play contest, followed by a talk-back with the playwrights. View the Full Schedule 

Hosted by Rep Stage, the mission of the Women+ in Theatre Conference is to provide an opportunity for women+ theatre practitioners to network with one another and develop strategies that further the cause of gender equity within the industry and beyond.

Thank you to our friends at Parlights! This year's conference is made possible through their generous support.

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