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Sunday, July 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Why Are Theater Critics So Critical?

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Join us for a panel discussion among established theater critics about what criticism should do (and not do), as well as what factors affect it now in the online age.

Admission to this session is free to anyone with a student ID.

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Lauren Van Hemert

RDU On Stage
A native of Miami, Florida, Lauren’s love of musicals started at the age of six when her dad took her to Radio City Music Hall to see a revival of the movie THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Prior to graduating from Indiana University-Bloomington, she hosted her own weekly talk show on Public... Read More →
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Katy Koop

Katy Koop is a writer and theatre artist based in North Carolina. She is currently working as Production Manager for Women’s Theatre Festival and most recently stage managed Justice Theatre Project’s Men on Boats. Her writing has been published in Electric Literature, Hello Giggles... Read More →
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Dustin Britt

Theatre Teacher, Oxford Preparatory School
I am a high school and middle school theatre, film, and creative writing teacher in North Carolina. I hold a Master of Arts in Education from East Carolina University and I have 20+ years of theatre experience in the triangle area including directing, acting, design, stage management... Read More →
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Roy C. Dicks

Theater critic, Classical Voice of North Carolina (CVNC)
Roy Dicks earned BAs in Drama and English  at East Carolina University, participating in student productions as well as the professional summer theater there. After coming to Raleigh, Roy was seen on stage in over sixty roles around the Triangle. He later turned to directing, staging... Read More →

Sunday July 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
HQ Raleigh 310 S Harrington St, Raleigh, NC 27603, USA