Luan Schooler

Luan honed her dramaturgy chops at Perseverance Theatre in Alaska, working with then-artistic director Molly Smith on new plays and devised works with wide ranging artists including Paula Vogel, John Murrell, John Luther Adams and Darrah Cloud. As Literary Manager/Dramaturg for Berkeley Rep, she worked with many luminary writers, including David Edgar, Naomi Iizuka, Salman Rushdie, Dominique Serrand, Rinde Eckert and Robert Fagles, and astute directors Tony Taccone, Mark Wing-Davey, Stephen Wadsworth and Lisa Peterson, among others. She has also worked at Denver Center Theatre Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (where she is turging Lisa Peterson’s translation of Hamlet for OSF’s Play On! project), California Shakespeare Festival, A Traveling Jewish Theatre and Shaking the Tree. Luan joined Artists Rep in April 2015 to lead the new play development program, Table|Room|Stage, and has served as dramaturg on Feathers and Teeth, Marjorie Prime, A Civil War Christmas, American Hero, Trevor, The Miracle Worker, We Are Proud To Present… and The Skin of Our Teeth.