Theater is putting yourself into the space. The young people have to show up, move, speak, make choices and commit when they’re in classes or rehearsals. I get the sense that they are hungry for that. That there aren’t so many opportunities for that in their lives. Theater needs people in a room together agreeing to play together, all responsible for the success of the project. It is elemental and we all need it, especially when we’re young. My job is to create the most opportunities for young people to make that agreement and play together.
According to NYTheatre.com, a site run by the fabulous Martin and Rochelle Denton, there are nearly 40 productions written by women on the New York boards as February opens. The … Continue reading