Dr Tara Goldstein
AIF18 Visiting Scholar
Professor Tara Goldstein is an ethnographer and playwright in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada. She is also the Founding and Artistic Director of Gailey Road Productions, a theatre company that produces research-informed theatre on social and political issues that affect us all. Tara has written extensively for and about theatre. Plays include Lost Daughter, Harriet’s House and Ana’s Shadow. Books include Staging Harriet’s House: Writing and Producing Research-Informed Theatre. Tara has written seven research-based plays on the schooling of minority high school students, and her latest play Castor and Sylvie continues her ongoing project of putting queer families on stage.
Hear Dr Goldstein during the Festival in How to Build Bridges: The Symposium