Final Week of Early Bird Discount for Conference!

For over 20 years, LMDA has been at the forefront of creating connections, building bridges, and supporting the rigorous exchange of ideas across the performing arts in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. While LMDA was originally an organization for literary managers and dramaturgs, it has bloomed into an in-person and virtual platform that supports all dramaturgically-minded performing artists and administrators - no matter how they identify in terms of artistic labels or where they live.Early Bird Registration rates end on May 31. Register now to save $25-75 on Conference packages.

LMDA Conference Scholars Announced!

LMDA has announced their 2022 Conference Scholarships which are awarded to dramaturgs who are working to advance the field of dramaturgy as well as supporting the advancements of other artists in the performing arts. "As someone early in my dramaturgy career, attending the LMDA conference was particularly useful for meeting new colleagues and potential mentors as I forge my professional identity and investigate what really interests me in my field.

Conference Registration Opens!

PRESS RELEASE Registration Opens March 232022 LMDA International ConferenceOnline & In-Person in Philadelphia Conference poster designed by Philadelphia artist Keni Thomas AKA ThomCat23, artist-in-residence at the Cherry Street Pier.  Download high res image of poster here. High res, publication-ready photographs of previous Conferences can be downloaded here. The Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) will open registration for their 2022 International LMDA Conference next Wednesday.

LMDA Seeks Grant Coordinator

Background and Current Environment

LMDA is largely a volunteer-based organization, with committee and board members working in collaboration to ideate new programming and initiatives. 

The Grants Coordinator position was implemented in 2018, with the intention that the person serving in this role would help develop cohesive, clear, and comprehensive grant applications to support LMDA’s major programs. Previous grants secured include the National Endowment for the Arts ArtsWork grant, and funds from the Dreyfuss Foundation, among others. 


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