Dramaturgs and Literary Managers

We discuss the scope of dramaturgy and how dramaturgs and literary managers collaborate with writers, featuring The Old Globe theater’s resident dramaturg, Danielle Mages Amato.

Danielle holds an MFA in Dramaturgy and a PhD in Drama and Theatre from the University of California at San Diego. She previously worked as the dramaturg and literary manager of The Studio Theatre in Washington DC and currently holds that same position at The Old Globe in San Diego. She is a former president of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, the international professional organization of dramaturgs and literary managers, and she currently serves on its board of directors.

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Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of America

The Old Globe theater

Danielle’s website

Danielle’s Twitter

O’Neill National Playwrights Conference

The Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis

PlayPenn in Philadelphia

The Ruby Prize

The National New Play Network

The New Play Exchange

The Kilroys

The New Play Exchange

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