MA English Literature, University of Washington Seattle
MFA Dramaturgy, UMASS Amherst
Maxine Kern is a freelance dramaturg working with several theaters and individual artists in NYC. She was dramaturgical resident at New Dramatists in NYC and dramaturgical consultant for the Frederick Douglas Cultural Arts Playwriting Center. She has been Artistic Director for Company One Theater in Hartford CT, Literary Manager for New Georges Theater, New York City and the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Producing Associate for the McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey.
Some of her play dramaturgy includes: Burnt Piano by Justin Fleming at HB Studios, The O’Neill Playwright Conference, New Work Now and Three Seconds in the Key by Deb Margolin at the New York Shakespeare Festival’s Public Theater, Staged Readings in Translation sponsored by The Czech Center at the New York Theater Workshop, and a reading of Little Pitfalls by Marketa Blahova at The Immigrant Theater Project.