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AMRITA RAMANAN (Dramaturg)
Dramaturgy credits include Trouble in Mind, Ruined, Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies and Crowns (Arena Stage), Skywriter (2009 Cap Fringe Festival); and Cymbeline (Great River Shakespeare Festival). She is currently the literary manager at Arena Stage and a regular contributor to Arena Stage's blog, Stage Banter, and Sub/Text: Your Virtual Dramaturg. She recently completed a new play producing fellowship through the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage, where she served as line producer for the Defining Diversity convening and co-coordinated the inaugural session of Theater 101 surrounding Arena Stage's production of every tongue confess. She has been a script reader for the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis and "Helenista" volunteer for the Helen Hayes Awards. A West Coast native, Ramanan holds a B.F.A. in dramaturgy and theater history from University of Arizona.