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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.

Presenters
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Maegan McNerney Azar

Furman University Theatre Arts
Maegan McNerney Azar is the Associate Professor of Acting & Directing and Chair of Theatre Arts at Furman University in Greenville, SC, President of the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC), and a Past President of South Carolina Theatre Association (SCTA). She received her BS in... Read More →
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Molly Claassen

Assistant Professor, Columbus State University
Molly Claassen is currently the Assistant Professor of Directing at Columbus State University. She earned her MFA in directing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and her BA in theatre, math minor, and teaching certification for theatre from Baldwin-Wallace University. She... Read More →
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Johannah Maynard Edwards

Executive Artistic Director, Women's Theatre Festival
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Rowen Haigh

Director of Regional Engagement, Women's Theatre Festival
Rowen Haigh is a freelance director, deviser, playwright, and educator. She serves as chair of SETC’s Women+ in Theatre Committee, as Director of Regional Engagement for the Women’s Theatre Festival (Raleigh, NC), and as a board member with the Kentucky Theatre Association. Areas... 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 →


Thursday February 28, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST
Knoxville Convention Center - 300 B