Perspectives on Performance with Young Jean Lee


Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:00pm



Young Jean Lee stands with a microphone and singing with a band behind herTheater, Dance & Media welcomes playwright, director, and filmmaker Young Jean Lee for its first Perspectives on Performance for Fall 2020.

Please note the date of this event has moved from Thursday, October 8, 2020 to the new date of Thursday, October 15, 2020.

Register for the event below. A Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the talk.

About Young Jean Lee
YOUNGa woman with shoulder length black hair looks to her left JEAN LEE is a playwright, director, and filmmaker who has been called “the most adventurous downtown playwright of her generation” by The New York Times and “one of the best experimental playwrights in America” by Time Out New York. She’s the first Asian-American female playwright to have had a play produced on Broadway. She has written and directed ten shows in New York with Young Jean Lee's Theater Company. Her plays have been performed in more than eighty cities around the world and have been published by Dramatists Play Service, Samuel French, and Theatre Communications Group. Her short films have been presented at The Locarno International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and BAMcinemaFest. Lee is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two OBIE Awards, a Prize in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a PEN Literary Award, a United States Artists Fellowship, and the Windham-Campbell Prize.

Photo Credit: Blaine Davis



Perspectives on Performance invites prominent artists and academics from different disciplines to speak about their work in and on interdisciplinary performance, with support from the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities and Theater, Dance & Media.


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