Tag: Artist Spotlight

NextFest Artist Spotlight – Greg Schaffert, Line Producer

What is your job in NextFest? Explain for us. I’m the line producer. Basically, I make sure the writers are happy and that they have what they need to do their work. I also work on dramaturgy and story structure with the writers, directors and 5th Ave team, and basically make sure everything keeps running

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NextFest Artist Spotlight – Christine Sumption, Dramaturg

Christine served as a dramaturg for the writing intensive of Stanford Story (working title) which was workshopped last week. What is a dramaturg’s job in the theater – in general? In the new play process, a dramaturg is like a midwife. I support the playwright through the process, provide historical context, consult on the development

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