CFP:Looking Beyond First Impressions:Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts

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New England Theatre Conference
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The New England Theatre Conference is soliciting papers for its 62nd annual convention that address this year's theme, Looking Beyond First Impressions: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts. The Convention will be held in Natick, MA, the weekend of October 24-27, 2013. All papers that address the convention theme are encouraged and welcome. We are especially interested in papers related to the following topics: Diversity on the Stage in New England, Women Pioneers on the Stage, Diversity in Musical Theatre, and LGBT theatre and performance. Please send your abstract of 250 words or less by July 20 to Sabine Macris Klein at Please include your name and affiliation, your email address, and any A/V requirements you might have. Convention registration is required of all presenters. For more information about the convention, visit