2021 AATE National Conference
July 21-25, 2021

            

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Some events will take place outside of the 5-day conference, like Network meetings, Awards Ceremonies, Research Awards Presentations, and the AATE Annual Meeting. Click HERE for the calendar of events before Conference.

 

*This schedule is subject to change.

DAY/TIME

EVENT

Saturday, July 17th

12-5pm (EDT)

Leaders of Color Institute Pre-Conference

 

Sunday, July 18th

3pm (EDT)

All Member Review and Discussion 
Presentation of Anti-Racism/Race Equity Action Steps

5pm (EDT)

AATE Annual Meeting

6:30pm (EDT)

Member Happy Hour

Happy Hours are a casual way for attendees to get together for brunch, lunch, or dinner from the comfort of your own homes.

 

Monday, July 19th

4-8pm (EDT)

Accomplices Leadership Institute

 

Tuesday, July 20th

4-8pm (EDT)

Accomplices Leadership Institute

7-9pm (EDT)

BIPOC Affinity Group

 

Wednesday, July 21st

12-6pm (EDT)

Accomplices Leadership Institute

7 - 8:30pm (EDT)

Conference Welcome and First Keynote

8:45 - 9:15pm (EDT)

Mix & Mingle BYOB

Songs & Sing-Alongs   |   DC Trivia Night   |   Mixology
Stressed backwards spells 'desserts'

 

Thursday, July 22nd

5:45 - 6:15pm (EDT)

Honoring the Legends We Have Lost

This event will honor leaders in the field:
Dr. Coleman A. Jennings

6:15 - 6:45pm (EDT)

Honoring the Legends We Have Lost

This event will honor leaders in the field:
Dr. Robert Colby

7 - 8:30pm (EDT)

Network Planned Event

Each network has programmed a session for their network. All new members and first-time attendees are welcome to join.

 

Friday, July 23rd

12 - 1:15pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #1

1:30 - 2:45pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #2

3:15-3:45 pm (EDT)

Poster Presentations

Hosted by Joshua Streeter

Our annual event features 5 scholars representing a vibrant cross-section of artistic pedagogies, praxis, and scholarship.

4:15 - 5:30pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #3

4:15 - 6:15pm (EDT)

Master Class A: 
Instilling Justice: Moving Beyond Equity and Diversity in the Classroom

7:15 - 8:15pm (EDT)

Panel 1:

Advocacy, Activism, and Art:
Intersections of Social Justice and Theatre

8:30 - 9:30pm (EDT)

 All-Conference Play Reading/Viewing

10 Seconds: A Play and Talkback
Hosted by Danielle Mathers, Imagination Stage

 

Saturday, July 24th

12 - 1:15pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #4

1:30 - 2:45pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #5

3:15 - 4:30pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #6

3:15 - 5:15pm (EDT)

Master Class B (first part): 
From Confederate Monuments to an Empowering Art Platform
for Extra-Ordinary People

6:30 - 7:30pm (EDT)

Panel 2:

Pandemic Positives: What do we keep?
Looking backwards to move forward.

7:30 - 8pm (EDT)

Mix and Mingle BYOB

Songs & Sing-Alongs   |   DC Trivia Night   |   Mixology
Stressed backwards spells 'desserts'

 

Sunday, July 25th

12-1pm (EDT)

Affinity Groups

You are invited to join the members of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Committee and EDIA Co-Directors Jason Joel Rodriguez and Elena Velasco to discover strength in your identified community. Click the link for more info.

1 - 3pm (EDT)

Master Class B (second part): 
From Confederate Monuments to an Empowering Art Platform
for Extra-Ordinary People

1 - 2:15pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #7

2:30 - 3:45pm (EDT)

SESSION BLOCK #8

4:30 - 6pm (EDT)

Second Keynote & Closing

 


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