Truth & Meaning at Play: Finn Lefevre

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Truth & Meaning at Play: The Work of a Contemporary Dramaturg

What’s in a name? : A Conversation with Finn Lefevre

The springboard for our discussion with Finn Lefevre is a three-fold question: What does a name say about a person? About their family legacy, their community legacy? About their degree of agency? In their Trans Naming project, Finn seeks to bring new horizons to names, bodies, mythologies.

In the last conversation in our newest series, Truth & Meaning at Play, Resident Dramaturg Phillipa Kelly speaks explores what it means to be shaping the national discourse of theater in America.

April 2, 5:30 PST
On Zoom


ASL interpretation in English will be provided. A captioned recording will be available after the event pending speaker approval. If you have other access needs or questions email

Finn Lefevre is a dramaturg and applied theater facilitator whose work focuses on trans and queer communities. They currently serve as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Department of Theater and have previously taught in the Theater Department at Keene State College and the Department of Ethnic and Gender Studies at Westfield State University. They earned their MFA in Dramaturgy and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies from the University of Massachusetts, and BS in Theatre Studies from the University of Evansville. Their recent projects include a traveling workshop called the Trans Naming Ritual, dramaturging and devising with the queer performance collective Queer&Now, and serving as the co-VP of Freelance for the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.

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