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Jan.-Feb. 2020: line producer of REALLY REALLY GORGEOUS by Nick Mecikalski, directed by Miranda Haymon at The Tank.



July 2019: producer of IN THE PENAL COLONY, adapted and directed by Miranda Haymon, at Next Door @ NTYW.


June 2019: producer of [WAVE EMOJI] by Nazareth Hassan, directed by Miranda Haymon, at Ars Nova's ANT Fest.


April 2019: producer for PROSPERITY! by Sam Schanwald, directed by Miranda Haymon, at the LPAC Rough Draft Festival.


March 2019: dramaturg for How to Mourn an American by Cherrye J. Davis, directed by Gabriel  Stelian-Shanks, at the LPAC Rough Draft Festival.


Feb. 2019: participating in "Woman in Language: Defining Success."


Jan.-Feb. 2019: associate producer for Between the Threads (Jewish Women Project)directed and produced by Coral Cohen at HERE.


Dec. 2018: dramaturg for reading of Golden Shield by Anchuli Felicia King, directed by Nana Dakin, as part of Nana's NYTW 2050 Fellowship.




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Lucy Powis is a dramaturg, producer, and arts administrator who hails from Toronto and is based in New York.

She is invested in interrogating the entire audience experience, from marketing material received beforehand or seen in the lobby, to the program, to any pre- or post-show discussions. How can each piece enhance an audience's experience and encourage conversation and further engagement?​


She is a Literary Assistant at Abrams Artists Agency and has held seasonal positions in the Artistic/Literary departments of Roundabout Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. She is a script reader for Roundabout Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Theatre for a New Audience, and Pipeline Theatre.


Lucy holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University and a BA (Spec. Hons.) with specializations in Devised Theatre, Dramaturgy, and Directing from York University in Toronto. She is a member of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.


Click here to download her combined administrative/dramaturgy resume.

(last updated Feb. 2019)