Tune in for the final episode of the season, with an interview featuring Jacob Janssen, Artistic Producer of The COOP in Brooklyn, NY! This episode was recorded live as a part of Chicago Dramatists’ quarterly Fireside Chat Series. Jacob spoke with Network Director Ean Miles Kessler about how he interrogates the text of a new play, the tremendous importance of creating new work, and the supreme value of a filled seat in a theater.
This episode, which was recorded live as a part of Chicago Dramatists’ quarterly Fireside Chat Series, features Chicago Dramatists Resident Playwright Emilio Williams, and Alexandra Meda, Artistic Director of Teatro Luna West. They spoke with Network Director Ean Miles Kessler about their creative process when working together, theater as a healing practice, and the unique role artists will play as we begin to come together again, after quarantine.