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Megan E. Carter

Faculty, School of Theater

Producer, CalArts Center for New Performance


Phone: 661.253.2014

Room: E123-O

Megan E. Carter is a creative producer and dramaturg. She has developed and/or produced devised ensemble work with Ripe Time, Lear deBessonet, SITI Company, Palissimo, and the Rude Mechanicals; new plays by Liz Duffy Adams, Sheila Callaghan, Jessica Dickey, Virginia Grise, Katori Hall, Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Rosen, Saviana Stanescu, and Catherine Trieschmann, among others. Megan served as producer and dramaturg on the American Premiere of Jackie by Elfriede Jelinek, directed by Tea Alagic and has edited the English translations of a number of Jelinek’s plays, including Rechnitz and The Charges (The Supplicants). She recently served as the Director of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Workshop Foundation, which is dedicated to training and supporting theatre directors and choreographers and advancing the crafts of stage direction and choreography. Prior to SDCF, she served for seven years as the Associate Artistic Director of Women’s Project Theater (WP), where she produced ten world premieres, six New York premieres, five developmental productions, three site-specific shows, and dozens of workshops and readings. In addition to managing WP’s new play development and playwright commissions, she also led the Lab for Directors, Playwrights, and Producers.

Select credits: Harm’s Way and Sincerity Forever by Mac Wellman, directed by johnmichael rossi; Sand by Trista Baldwin, directed by Daniella Topol; crooked by Catherine Trieschmann, directed by Liz Diamond; Freshwater by Virginia Woolf, directed by Anne Bogart; Smudge by Rachel Axler, directed by Pam McKinnon; Bethany by Laura Marks; directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, The World Is Round adapted from Gertrude Stein by Rachel Dickstein with music by Heather Christian.

Megan has been on faculty at the SITI Company Conservatory and Einhorn School for the Performing Arts (ESPA). Education: MFA in Dramaturgy, Brooklyn College/CUNY.

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