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Gina Young is an L.A.-based playwright, director, and experimental theatre artist. Her play Femmes: A Tragedy​ won the 2014 Jane Chambers Award for Feminist Playwriting. For more information about Gina, including information about her workshop, click here

CLAIRE WARDEN is an actor, fight director, and Intimacy Director with Intimacy Directors International and a founding member of Theatrical Intimacy (UK), where she is co-leading the introduction of intimacy direction to Great Britain. Click here for more information about her work. 

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  • Roundtable on the 35th Anniversary of the Jane Chambers Award with Sara Warner, Maya Roth, Jen-Scott Mobley, filmmaker Alison McMahon, & playwrights Claire Chafee and Gina Young
  • Awards to J. Ellen Gainor and Maya Roth
  • Workshop on Consent in the Rehearsal Room with Claire Warden
  • Workshop on Teaching Feminist Acting Classes with Gina Young
  • ​Roundtable on Feminist Pedagogy
  • In the evening, at the ATHE hotel, scenes from revolutionary plays of the past by women playwrights, hosted by WTP, ATHE, and History Matters/Back to the Future.

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Please register for workshops in advance! This step is separate from conference registration. Both workshops will take place from 9.30am - 11am. Spaces are limited, and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Workshop fee is included in your conference registration.

To register for one of the workshops, please click select the button below and write EITHER  "Gina Young  Teaching a Feminist Acting Class" OR "Claire Warden Intimacy and Consent in the Rehearsal Room." You will receive an email confirming your request:


Remember to register for the Preconferece below!

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WTP Preconference

Aug. 1, 2018

Revolutionary Pedagogy

Boston Playwrights' Theatre

949 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Preconference highlights include: 



WTP’s membership year runs from the first day of August to the last day of September of the following year. As a member, you not only receive two newsletters each year; you are also encouraged to run for available offices, cast your vote on member issues, and participate as an active voice in conference planning and other WTP initiatives. Even if you cannot attend our conference, please support WTP by joining our organization or renewing your membership. Please also consider making a donation to the Jane Chambers Playwriting Contest program. Membership only fees are for ongoing membership and are good for the year; ongoing membership plus conference fees include annual membership dues, PLUS registration for the WTP conference, and all meals, which will be catered locally. Choose Faculty ($50), Students/Seniors ($35) or Unemployed/Underemployed ($30).