People Who Make Theatre – Shawn René Graham of The Field

Monday, March 2, 2015 | 7:30pm (doors at 7pm) PWMT_Shawn Rene Graham_Eblast
HB Playwrights Theatre, 124 Bank Street, NYC
All are welcome! Meet & Greet Reception to follow
$10 suggested donation | $5 HB students & staff

Join Shawn René Graham of The Field to learn about their resources for theatre artists!


Founded by artists for artists, The Field 
is dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing artists and companies in New York City and beyond. They foster creative exploration, steward innovative management strategies, and are delighted to help artists reach their fullest potential.

Shawn René Graham, Artist Services Manager, The Field, 
is a freelance writer and dramaturg from San Jose, California who has worked with many writers including Keith Josef Adkins, Nilo Cruz, Steve Harper, Nambi E. Kelley, Eduardo Machado, Walter Mosley, Lynn Nottage, Suzan Lori Parks, John Henry Redwood, Guillermo Reyes, Paul Rudnick, Steve Harper, Susan Sontag, Dominic A. Taylor, Edwin Sanchez, and Judy Tate. She has been a guest dramaturg at the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, the Crossroads Theatre Company’s Genesis Festival, the New Professional Theatre, and African American Women’s New Play Festival and on many panels including, National Endowments for the Arts/Theatre Communications Group Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artist Grants Panel in Playwriting and the Mark Taper Forum’s New Works Festival and is currently the resident dramaturg of The American Slavery Project’s: Unheard Voices collaboration.  Ms. Graham has worked in dance, serving as dramaturg for The Errol Grimes Dance Group’s RED, MRS. ROBESON IN MOSCOW, SUNDAYDAY, PRISM TO A DREAM and BY THE SEA at the Henry Street Settlement’s Harry De Jur Playhouse.  She is also the Director of Literary Programs for the Classical Theatre of Harlem and founder of All Creative Writes, an artistic assistance service designed to provide individual artists and performing arts organizations with administrative, fundraising and writing support. Ms. Graham holds degrees from the California State University, Los Angeles and the American Repertory Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. She lives in Harlem, NY.