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Friday, April 20, 2018

Shuttles run to UAA at 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, and 8:30 a.m. - Due to limited capacity, please RSVP here.
Registration open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:00-9:00 a.m.

Breakfast - Mainstage Lobby (2nd Floor)

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Welcome – Brian Cook, Chair, EMOS 2018

Founder’s lecture – Theresa J. May, co-Founder, EMOS

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220) 

10:10-11:30 a.m.

Paper Panel

ARTS 116

Derek Davidson, Appalachian State University

“Climate Telling: Reports from Participation in the Climate Change Theatre Action and Climate Stories Collaborative”

Paul Brunner, Indiana University

"The Creative Ecology of Theatre Production: the design of teams for greener theatre and lasting change"

Dale Seeds, The College of Wooster

"Dead, White and Green: The Performance Ecology of the Dead White Zombies Collective"

Damond Morris, Skagit Valley College

Title: TBA


Devising Sustainability: creating an adaptable toolkit to be radically, and responsibly, present

Claire K. Redfield and Neda Y. Movahed, Arizona State University

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Lunchtime Theatre


Pizza/Salad Lunch (vegan and gf options)

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

Play Reading 

EMOS semi-finalist and undergraduate student entry

The Last Forest by Jordan Crenshaw

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220) 

1:30-2:50 p.m.


Environmental Justice and Climate Issues in Alaska

 Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

Moderator: Brian Cook


Polly Carr, Alaska Center

Vicky Clark, Trustees for Alaska

Ceal Smith, Alaska Climate Action Network


How dominant patterns of land use affect our movement

Gabrielle Barnett, Independent scholar/artist

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)


3:00-4:20 p.m.


Integrating the arts and environmental issues in educational settings

Antonia (Tonia) Krueger, Eckerd College

ARTS 116



Writing Workshop

Mei Mei Evans, Alaska Pacific University

Rosanne Pagano, Alaska Pacific University

ARTS 121




Engaging Audiences in a Climate Lens

Julia Levine, The Arctic Cycle

Jessica Litwak, The H.E.A.T. Collective

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)


Capturing the Ride of YOUR Play on Stage

Crystal Skillman, playwright and winner of EMOS 2018 New Play Contest

ARTS 121


5:50-6:20 p.m.



Choreographed by Molissa Udevitz, Anchorage Artist; Performed by Shanette Harper and Katie Evans

Meet outside ARTS 134 (Scene Shop) 

6:30-7:45 p.m.

Awards banquet

Harper Studio (ARTS 129​)

(full-symposium or banquet ticket required)


Shuttles run to hotel


8:00 p.m.

Opening night performance EMOS-winning play 

Rain and Zoe Save the World by Crystal Skillman

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

(full conference registration or performance ticket required)

Shuttles run to hotel

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