January 30, 2018 - February 4, 2018
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 
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Dawn Simmons

Boston Center for Arts
Director of Performing Arts
Dawn Simmons has spent the last 14 years working in Boston as a director, playwright and arts administrator. She is the current Director of Performing Arts at Boston Center for the Arts and served for 9 years as the Director of Programs for StageSource, the Greater Boston Theatre Alliance. She is a co-founder and Artistic Director of The Front Porch Arts Collective and new venture that examines the interactions between race, economics, culture, gender and sexuality from a Black and Brown perspective. Dawn is also the co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of New Exhibition Room a company that develops original and cheeky theatrical events with a local interdisciplinary ensemble.
She has worked with: SpeakEasy Stage Company, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Apprentice Program, Bad Habit Productions, Anthem Theatre, Boston Public Works, Lyric Stage Company, Lesley University, Suffolk University, Fresh Ink Theatre, Dorchester Fringe Festival, GAN-e-meed Theatre Project, The Theater Offensive, Our Place Theatre Project, Mill 6, Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre, Fort Point Theatre Channel, Boston Theatre Works, and As Yet To Be Theatre.