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Dramaturgs

Dramaturgs are essential to the production of a show. They help the director clarify their idead for the stage. A main member of the artistic team, a dramaturg often provides background research to the director, cast, and design team to help inform their choices and ideas in their respective roles. On new plays, dramaturgs act as a sounding board for the playwright, helping them edit their work until it is ready for the stage. Associate Dramaturg Neena Arndt informs us on the multiple roles of a dramaturg:

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