May 23, 2016
01:43 - When did Dana start writing/know when she was a writer?
05:02 - The Space Theater in New Mexico
07:26 - A benefit of getting her MFA in Playwriting
14:49 - Dana is a writer who "tells stories about the disillusionment of the American Dream through the context of the lower economic classes of our society," as described on her website.
16:15 - Dana's play, "Frequency 98.6"
20:05 - Dana is also a playwriting teacher; what are some of Dana's favorite parts of her curriculum?
23:54 - How has being a preschool teacher affected Dana as a playwright?
27:45 - "American Beauty Shop" and how Dana sees plays as a puzzle that the audience puts together
36:41 - Instant Theatre at Chicago Dramatists
47:58 - Promotions: American Beauty Shop is being performed at Chicago Dramatists now, get your tickets here. The script of "American Beauty Shop" has been published, buy it on Amazon. Something Marvelous & Chicago Dramatists are producing "Johnny Ten Beers" in 2017. Take a class with Dana at Chicago Dramatists.
Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats" - The Chemical Brothers