Dramaturg: The Tempest
Christian Parker is a dramaturg, director, and Professor of Professional Practice in the MFA Theatre Program at Columbia University School of the Arts, where he heads the concentration in Dramaturgy. He has worked as the Literary Manager at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Associate Artistic Director at Atlantic Theater Company, and as a freelancer at numerous New York and regional theatres and play development centers. New work for the American theatre has centered his practice and teaching for twenty five years. Engaging the practical and ethical concerns of producing it in the new realities of the twenty first century are his current passion.