About Juliana Avery

Juliana is a life-long arts and culture vulture from the D.C. area. Working at Arena has been a homecoming of sorts for her. She began her theatrical career as a high school playwright in the Arena Stage Young Playwrights competition in 2002. In the ensuing decades, she has graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dramatic Writing, married an actor she met while assistant directing at the Capital Fringe Festival, and worked at Forum Theatre and Ford’s Theatre before coming back to Arena. She loves expanding the world of the theater by sharing it with others across digital and social media.

Top Memories of 2022

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson with the American Prophet cast and creative team following the Opening Night performance at Arena Stage. Photo by Cameron Whitman Photography. 2022 marked a return to in-person theater at Arena and across the country. While we still dealt with the reality of COVID-19, there were some wonderful [...]

By |2023-01-25T17:49:32-05:00December 30, 2022|Categories: Community|0 Comments

A Signature Look: The Artwork of Arena

When Artistic Director Molly Smith joined Arena Stage in 1998, she brought with her a new artistic vision: Arena would focus on American playwrights and American artists. To celebrate this change, we developed a new visual style for the artwork of Arena, and beautiful illustrations capturing each production became [...]

By |2023-01-25T17:57:06-05:00December 5, 2022|Categories: Arena's History, Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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