In collaboration with the Flynn Center and Vermont Stage Company, the Weston Playhouse hosts the Vermont Young Playwrights Project each winter in area high schools. A professional teaching artist guides high school students in writing their own original one-act plays over the course of six weeks. Read more
Sandra Gartner is one of two producing directors of Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre. She has performed with ART, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Vermont Stage and Lost Nation Theatre, among others. A freelance writer for magazines and newspapers, her articles have appeared in Lady’s Circle, The Monitor, Vermont Life, Vermont Magazine and Yankee. She is a frequent contributor to Rutland Magazine and co-authored the book To Life! A Celebration of Vermont Jewish Women, which accompanied the touring exhibits of the oral history project. President Clinton appointed her to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Arts for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Sandra worked as a production coordinator for international art photographer Gregory Crewdson. Their work is part of the permanent collection at the Guggenheim in NYC. Wild Angels Film recently released an independent short narrative film, “UnSpoken” based on Sandra’s true story and article, “Exploding the Baby Myth,” originally published in Lady’s Circle Magazine.