Alison Christy Dramaturg, Scholar, Script Consultant based in Houston, Texas
For the production of a play that is not a world premiere, this includes preparing research for the production, meeting with the director, attending rehearsals, documenting the rehearsal process, writing program notes, moderating talk-backs, and organizing discussion panels.
New Play Dramaturgy in a Workshop Setting
This includes preparing for the workshop process by meeting with the playwright, translator, and/or adaptor, offering research for the playwright as appropriate and helpful for the workshop process, designing the workshop process in consultation with the playwright, director, or organization, attending all workshop sessions, and mediating talk-backs.
New Play Dramaturgy for a World Premiere Production
This includes developing a new play in a workshop setting, meeting with the playwright, translator, and/or adaptor, attending workshop sessions, preparing research for both the workshop and rehearsal processes, attending rehearsals, writing program notes, moderating talk-backs, and organizing panel discussions.
New Play Dramaturgy, Private Consultation
For playwrights not in residence or under contract with a theatre or organization, this includes meeting with the playwright and extensive written and verbal notes. The time period and the number of drafts reviewed will be determined by the playwright and the dramaturg.
Preparation of Dramaturgical Research
The dramaturg will prepare a case book for the production, but does not attend rehearsals or write program notes.
Reuse of Research
The reuse of research material prepared by the dramaturg for a different production of the same play. The dramaturg will not be on-site.