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The AJT Conference!
April 3rd - 6th, 2016
St. Louis, Missouri
Redefining Jewish Theatre in an Age of Multi-Culturalism
hosted by The New Jewish Theatre
Check out the conference information as it becomes available. Highlights:
- Tribute to Theodore Bikel
- Keynote: Kimberly Senior. Broadway director, including Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning Disgraced
- Playwright and Solo Performer showcase
- Special workshop about Ferguson and how the arts can respond, facilitated by local activist clergy.
- Early registration discount at the conference's chic boutique hotel
- Much more... details to come!
Recap: 2014 AJT Conference
December 7-10 in Washington, D.C.
Hosted by Theater J.
Adaptation and Transformation of Jewish Theatre
Keynote Speaker: Aaron Posner
Winner of the Barrymore Award, numerous Helen Hayes Awards
Stage adapter of Chaim Potok's The Chosen and My Name is Asher Lev (Outer Critics Circle Award, John Gassner Award)
Special Award for Zelda Fichandler, Founding Artistic Director of Arena Stage, Chair Emeritus of NYU's graduate acting program
Welcome to AJT's Theatremachers!
In 2014, AJT introduced the Theatremachers, a fellowship for young theatre makers. Seven attended and actively participated in the 2014 conference, expecting to continue to be active contributors to the Association far beyond everyone flying home.
Fall 2015 Newsletter!
Catch the latest in this fall's newsletter!
See the latest about membership renewal for 2016 (and a deal for 2017!), and more details about the upcoming AJT conference, including a great early-bird hotel discount.
In Memoriam: Theodore Bikel
Theo, an honorary AJT board member, was presented the AJT Award for Distinguished Achievement in Jewish Theatre at the 2013 conference, in Minneapolis.
Remembering Theodore Bikel, a Mensch Against Hate and Prejudice -- American Theatre magazine, by AJT President David Chack
The New York Times obituary
Website/Listserv Policy Update
Due to AJT's growth and plans for a new, enhanced website, AJT must limit personal webpages on the AJT website and access to AJT's ListServ only to paid current members.
As of December 31st, 2013, access to web and ListServ presence started to be updated to preserve these member privileges for active, paid members.
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