MIDDLE EASTERN NORTH AFRICAN

THEATRE MAKERS ALLIANCE FALL CONVENING 

Virtually Connecting MENA and SWANA Theatre Makers Coast to Coast 

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MENATMA hosted a virtual convening to connect with MENA/SWANA theatre makers from coast to coast. The three day-gathering took place on Zoom on November 5-7, 2021 and featured artist and academic panels, an open mic event, and networking opportunities. 

 

CONVENING SCHEDULE

Friday, November 5, 2021

  • 5-7pm PT / 8-10pm ET: Welcome Happy Hour (more info)

Saturday, November 6, 2021
 

  • 9-10:30am PT / 12-1:30pm ET: Panel: MENA Women Playwrights on US Stages (more info)

  • 11am-12:30pm PT / 2pm-3:30pm ET: Panel: Academia and the Next Generation (more info)
     

  • 1:30-3pm PT / 4:30-6pm ET: Panel: Beyond the Proscenium (more info)


Sunday, November 7, 2021
 

  • 9-10:30am PT / 12-1:30pm ET: Panel: Cross Collaboration with Leaders from Other Theatre Communities (more info)
     

  • 11am-12:30pm PT / 2-3:30pm ET: Activity/Networking (more info)
     

  • 1:30-3pm PT / 4:30-6pm ET: Panel: Queer and MENA: Visible and Proud In-Between (more info) 
     

  • 5:30-7:30pm PT / 8:30-10:30pm ET: Wrap Up Session (more info)

This event was sponsored by The Rutherford Initiative, University of Oregon, Golden Thread Productions, Noor Theatre, and Art2Action, Inc