Playwriting Slams by Write Local, Play Global

The Write Local, Play Global Network hosted several Playwright Slams during the course of the Cradle of Creativity. Hosted by Jenny Ann Koppera, of Spinning Dot Theatre, and Rives Collins, of Northwestern University, these were opportunities for Playwrights to share short scratches of their work.

The following audio (27 minutes) is a compilation of material from just 7 of the many Playwrights who presented their work, and contains scripts in 3 different languages:

Laura Dean (Associate Director)
Laura is a keen advocate for the Arts in Education. A graduate of the Comparative and International Education MA program at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA, USA), Laura’s research interests revolve around how Arts subjects, and Theatre in particular, can play a crucial role to the development of a student’s social and emotional well-being, whilst bolstering their academic attainment. Having lived in numerous places around the world, and worked to support international students in a university setting, Laura is interested in supporting global Education policy. With an avid interest in Theatre & Performance, she is delighted to be bringing her two passions together to lead on Dialogue’s Community Performance for Education work.