Playwright Jason Grote on “BASETRACK Live,” a multimedia theater piece born from photojournalism that news outlets wouldn't touch.
Elliot B. Quick is a dramaturg, writer, producer and teacher based in Brooklyn. He received an MFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from the Yale School of Drama, where he was the Resident Dramaturg and Associate Artistic Director for the 2011 Yale Summer Cabaret Shakespeare Festival and the Associate Artistic Director for the Yale Cabaret's 43rd Season. Elliot has previously served as a Literary Associate for Playwrights Horizons, Yale Rep and Page 73. He works regularly as a freelance dramaturg, teaches Theater History at the Maggie Flanigan Studio, and is a founding member of the inter-disciplinary performance ensemble Piehole. He is the former Editorial Associate at the Civilians.
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