Remember This

The Lesson of Jan Karski

November 3 - 14, 2021

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

by Clark Young and Derek Goldman
directed by Derek Goldman
starring David Strathairn 

Emma Jaster


EMMA JASTER NEW YORK: Heartbeat Opera (Associate Artist): Fidelio, La Susanna, Butterfly, Dido & Aeneas; Juilliard: Agrippina; Constellation Chor/Marisa Michaelson: Desire/Divinity Project, Sappho Fragments. REGIONAL: Theater J: Our Class; Round House Theatre: I’ll Get You Back Again (Associate), Young Robin Hood; Baltimore Center Stage: Stones in His Pockets; Opera Lafayette: Radamisto. FILM: Breathing Free. OTHER: International exchange: Theater Zar Poland, DaLiangShan International Theater Festival China, UTheater Taiwan. ARTIST RESIDENCIES: NYC: HERE Arts, BAX, Fresh Ground Pepper; San Francisco: ODC, Studio210. Artist Fellowships: DCCAH, Asian Cultural Council, Amherst College. TEACHING: IDEO, MoMA, Cornell Tech, University of Louisville, Georgetown University. Training: Kuttiyattam Sanskrit Theater (India), LaMama Director’s Symposium (Italy), Lecoq School for Physical Theater (France), performance from age 6 with mime father, Mark Jaster (Happenstance Theater). Jaster is a core member of the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University and has been part of the Karski artistic team since 2015. 

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