Tony-Winner Joanna Gleason Joins Statera's 4th National Conference

Statera Keynote Speaker, Joanna Gleason

Statera Keynote Speaker, Joanna Gleason

Exciting news today! (And no, it is not an April Fool’s Joke.) StateraArts is thrilled to announce that Joanna Gleason will be delivering one of the keynote address at Statera's 4th National Conference on gender equity in the theatre. The conference, which is to take place at City College of New York in NYC, is scheduled for October 26-27, 2019.

Joanna Gleason is revered by Broadway audiences for her unforgettable portrayal of The Baker’s Wife in the original company of Into the Woods. Other Broadway credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Nick and Nora, Day in the Death of Joe Egg, and Sons of The Prophet among others. Her extensive film and TV work includes Boogie Nights, Crimes & Misdemeanors, Hannah and Her Sisters, Mr. Holland’s Opus, The Wedding Planner, The West Wing, ER, The Good Wife, and a host of other projects. Joanna has been teaching in high schools and colleges around the country for thirty years, and has directed Off-Broadway as well as for television.

Interested in attending? Early bird registration is now open through April 30th. General registration begins on May 1st. This is an incredible opportunity to meet with theatre professionals from all over the country for two days of networking, socializing, deep-dive learning, renewal, experience-sharing, and more! The Statera National Conference is all about intersectional gender balance and our goal is to take positive action to bring women* into full and equal participation in the American Theatre. 

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*Women: Statera recognizes the limiting nature of the binary use of woman. We serve and welcome anyone on the gender spectrum who identifies either always or some of the time as a woman. We also serve and welcome those who identify as non-binary.