P. CARL, CO-ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
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P. Carl joined ArtsEmerson as director of HowlRound in 2012 as was named co-artistic director in 2015. Prior, he served as artistic director of the Playwrights’ Center (Minneapolis, MN) and as director of artistic development at Steppenwolf Theatre (Chicago, IL). With ArtsEmerson, Carl has been the dramaturg of Claudia Rankine’s The White Card, Melinda Lopez’s Mala, Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s How to Be a Rock Critic, and Deborah Stein and Suli Holum’s The Wholehearted. He was named Theater Person of the Year in 2015 (National Theater Conference) as well as Alumni of Notable Distinction (University of Minnesota). He is currently a Distinguished Artist in Residence on the faculty of Emerson College. Carl earned both his BA and MA from the University of Notre Dame (IN) and earned his PhD from the University of Minnesota (MN). Originally from Elkhart, IN, Carl resides in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Twitter: @pcarlphd