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Lucy Powis



Participant in LMDA's International Dramaturgy Lab


October 2020: Producer for the Prelude Festival.


September 2020: Part of the LMDA dramaturg cohort for foolsFURY's BUILD From Here.

July 2020: Taught masterclass on devised theatre dramaturgy for York University's Theatre Devising Starter Kit.

June 2020: Working as a dramaturg and producer for Rattlestick & NY Theatre Salon's Global Forms Theater Festival.

Jan.-Feb. 2020: co-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 @ NYTW.

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


April 2019: producer of PROSPERITY! by Sam Max, 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," a panel created by Leslie Ayvazian.


Jan.-Feb. 2019: associate producer for Between the Threads (Jewish Women Project), a collectively created piece directed by Coral Cohen at HERE.


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

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 works in the Theatrical Literary Division at A3 (formerly 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, New Harmony Project, 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 an alumna of the Commercial Theater Institute and Roundabout's Theatrical Teaching Institute and a proud member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.


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