Shakespeare Organizations during COVID-19
Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor of English and director of the Shakespeare at Winedale program James Loehlin share more about how the program is shifting in response to the pandemic, the ways in which using technology has allowed them to nurture community with alumni, and a key speech in the program's first Zoom performance that brings him comfort.
Deleware Shakespeare staff including former General Manager JulieAnne Cross, Producing Artistic Director David Stradley, and Marketing and Business Associate Alexi Harber share more about their sonnet of the day project, what it looks like to host a (mostly) virtual festival, and how their programming might change in the future.
American Shakespeare Center Marketing Director Sky Wilson and Artistic Director Ethan McSweeny discuss what live theater looks like during their SafeStart season, how Covid-19 has changed the theater forever, and their new series that brings together scholars and artists for probing conversations about race and Shakespeare.
Jason Comerford, Audience Development Manager for Shakespeare at Notre Dame, shares the process of shifting to an entirely digital program this summer, how the organization has adapted and improvised to meet the current challenges, and his favorite Shakespeare play that is especially applicable now.
A Conversation with Sarah Enloe
SAA member Susannah Eig-Gonzalez, a PhD student at University of the Arts, shares a piece based on a conversation with Sarah Enloe, Director of Education for the American Shakespeare Center. Eig-Gonzalez and Enloe discuss the importance of Shakespeare in 2020, the history of the ASC, and how we might emerge from the uncertain period.