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Thursday, February 28 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Parent and Working Artist: Support for the Necessities of Childcare

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There are practical solutions that theatres and universities can implement to actively support parents. Join this round-table discussion covering childcare needs of working theatre artists, managing long work hours, travel, breastfeeding accommodations, and tenure track demands.

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Maegan Azar

Vice President of Administration, Southeastern Theatre Conference
Maegan McNerney Azar is the Associate Professor of Acting & Directing at Furman University in Greenville, SC (www.furman.edu/theatrearts). She serves as Vice President of Administration for the Southeastern Theatre Conference Executive Committee, and is on the Strategic Planning Committee... Read More →
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Molly Claassen

Assistant Professor of Theatre, Directing, Columbus State U
Molly Claassen is currently the Assistant Professor of Directing at Columbus State University. She has an MFA in directing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a BA in theatre and teaching certification from Baldwin-Wallace University. She is a member of Actor's Equity Association... Read More →
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Johannah Maynard Edwards

Executive Director, Women's Theatre Festival
Johannah Maynard Edwards is the Executive DIrector of Women's Theatre Festival of NC. Johannah has directed, produced, devised, designed, performed, and taught her way around New York, Minneapolis, and North Carolina. Her passion for equity and access in the theatre guides her work... Read More →
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Rowen Haigh

Director of Regional Engagement, WTF
Rowen Haigh is a freelance director, deviser, and teaching artist based in Louisville, KY. Rowen creates multidisciplinary work for the stage that is grounded in collective creation, heightened physicality, and deep curiosity about the sensory power of live performance. Rowen is an... Read More →
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Brian Smallwood

Assistant Professor/ Technical Director, U of Nevada, Las Vegas
Brian Smallwood has been teaching at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for over four years now. His research focuses on increasing productivity through employee wellness, and he has presented on the topic for the American Public Works Association and Washington College. Prior to... Read More →

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