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Below is a tentative schedule of workshops and events that will take place at the 71st annual SETC Convention in Louisville, KY. More events will be added leading up to the convention. Details are subject to change.

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Saturday, February 29 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Exploding Gender: Creating Space for Gender Diverse Theatre (Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Special Series)

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Transgender and Non-Binary artists are here—and we’re ready to work!  As theaters pivot towards topics of gender-inclusivity, many are asking what they can actually do—beyond retweeting Laverne Cox quotes on the company account—to make theatrical spaces truly more inclusive.  It may seem like a big task, but we promise you, it’s easier than you think to begin making the theatre sector more welcoming for your Trans siblings.  From running rehearsals, to marketing, to facilities—join StageSource’s Gender Explosion Initiative, to discuss the current status quo for gender inclusion in the arts, and actions you can take right now to move it forward.  Have a question that’s been bugging you, but you’re nervous to ask in person?  
Submit anonymously at tinyurl.com/AskExplosion

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John Meredith

John (they/them/their) is an AEA stage manager, producer, and the operations manager at StageSource, where they lead the Gender Explosion Initiative. Credits include The American Repertory Theater (SIX! & 1776), SpeakEasy Stage (Pass Over & Fun Home), Huntington Theatre Company (Guide... Read More →
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JD Stokely

JD is a trickster-in-training who creates and curates workshops, performances, and space interventions around nostalgia, the Black body, and home. Stokely is the associate producer of HowlRound Theatre Commons and a co-founder of UnBound Bodies, a collective of queer and trans artists... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
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