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COVID-19 interrupted a generation of theater artists. Now they wonder what’s next

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm

UW theater student Jarrett Johnson is among an entire class of emerging theater artists — fresh from drama programs, hustling between part-time jobs and busy audition schedules, or about to make their big breaks — whose careers have been stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic. The UW's Odai Johnson, professor of theater history, and Stefka Mihaylova, assistant professor of theater theory and criticism, are quoted.