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Play Research


Term:

Fall

Department:

21M: Music and Theater Arts

Faculty Supervisor:

Ken Urban

Faculty email:

kenurban@mit.edu

Apply by:

9-8-20

Contact:

(617) 324-7309‬ (office)

Project Description

As part of a recent Sloan Commission through Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City, playwright Ken Urban will begin work on a new play about internet content moderators and will be interviewing people in the field. This UROP opportunity involves working with Ken as he begins this new project. Duties include transcribing interviews, finding research materials and providing brief synopses of that material, and, organizing images.

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites though familiarity with Descript software would be helpful.