Roadmap to Recovery and Resilience: Arts Reopening in Greater Boston

Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | via Zoom | RSVP Here

 

Please join us for a Q&A discussion with Dr. Joe Allen, Director Healthy Buildings Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Ryan McKittrick, Director of Artistic Programs and Dramaturg at American Repertory Theater.

This Saturday, May 29th, all capacity restrictions will be lifted state-wide. We know arts venues and organizations around the region are working on reopening plans and are eager to discuss strategies and insights on venue safety and audience communications. In this session, you’ll have the opportunity to get some of your questions answered.

As one of the world’s leading experts on healthy buildings, Dr. Allen has spent several years in the private sector leading teams of scientists and engineers to investigate and resolve hundreds of indoor environmental quality issues, including “sick buildings,” cancer clusters, and biological/chemical hazards. At Harvard, his academic research focuses on the critical role the indoor built environment plays in our overall health. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the A.R.T. and the Healthy Buildings Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health immediately began collaborating to create the Roadmap to Recovery and Resilience, which first launched on May 27, 2020 and continues to be revised as the science and disease dynamics change.

As part of event registration, you’ll have the opportunity to submit questions in advance. Please do so as it will help us tailor the conversation to address as many questions as possible.

For any additional questions, email jenf@artsboston.org. We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Guests

Joseph G. Allen
Director, Harvard Healthy Buildings Program

Joseph G. Allen is Director of the Healthy Buildings program and an Associate Professor at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Before joining the faculty at Harvard, he spent several years in the private sector leading teams of scientists and engineers to investigate and resolve hundreds of indoor environmental quality issues, including “sick buildings,” cancer clusters, and biological/chemical hazards. His academic research focuses on the critical role the indoor built environment plays in our overall health. One of the world’s leading experts on healthy buildings, Dr. Allen is a regular keynote speaker and advises leading global companies. He is the c0-author of Healthy Buildings (Harvard University Press; 2020)

Ryan McKittrick
Director, Harvard Healthy Buildings Program Director of Artistic Programs/Dramaturg at American Repertory Theater

Received his M.F.A. in Dramaturgy from the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training and his B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard. His articles on theater have appeared in The Boston GlobeCorrespondenceA.R.T. NewsARTiclesTheatre, and The Boston Phoenix. Mr. McKittrick is a recipient of the TCG New Generations Award and the NTC Scholarship Award. He is also a Lecturer in Theater Arts at Brandeis University. His co-translations with Julia Smeliansky include Anton Chekhov’s Lady with a Lapdog, Rezo Gabriadze’s Forbidden Christmas, and The Selected Letters of Olga Bokshanskaya.

Header Photo: Gloria: A Life at American Repertory Theatre, Gretjen Helene Photography | Copyright: ©GretjenHelene.com
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