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    May 2019

    February 2019

    • We had a wonderful V-Day weekend at UWC Dilijan! Check out the video by Sonia Wargacka (and click this link to go to her website)! Please donate to Society Without Violence!
    • Check out this amazing reading I was asked to be a part of in New Hampshire in January!
    • From the archives! Mend the Envelope! Click to watch!
    • Prepping lots of springtime theatre in Armenia: 
      • March: White Rabbit/Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour
      • April: IBDP Theatre Showcase performances and the Armenian Soundpainting Orchestra as part of The Dilijan Arts Festival
      • April: A Journey of Angels, a new play by Brent Beerman based on the novel My Mother's Voice by Dr. Kay Mouradian.
      • May: Performances of the 1st UWC-wide Ten-Minute Play Festival. Plays must be about "UNITY". Deadline April 1st.

    January 2019

    • HAPPY NEW YEAR!
    • I'm in New Hampshire, having just had a reading/feedback discussion of my newest full-length play at my low-residency MFA program!
    • We're prepping a V-Day event for next month in Armenia! Stay tuned for details!
    • Check out this amazing reading I was asked to be a part of in New Hampshire!

    July 2018

    • Svetlana and I are featured in the most recent Theatre Couples section of American Theatre magazine!
    • My low-residency MFA at NHIA has been mesmerizing! New work is on the horizon!
    • Check out this link for "The Seeds of New Armenia," which I directed this past April 24th at UWC Dilijan to commemorate the Armenian genocide.
    • Check out this link for production photographs of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]," which I directed this past May at UWC Dilijan, and click here for a review!

    November 2017

    • Last month was very busy:
    • Svetlana and I led a new workshop we've developed called "The Experiment: See-Act-Share" at the 15th Annual High Fest International Theatre Festival in Yerevan, Armenia. Pictures and video here.
    • We ran "The Experiment" workshop at the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography (YSITC). 36 Armenian students and teachers! WOW!!!
    • If you haven't had a chance, read a new 4-page story about the Laskys' lives together. Please visit this link for an English translation.
    • We capped off the month with a brand new play called Keep Out, directed by Svetlana, that followed a terrifying haunted house at UWC Dilijan (also directed by Svetlana).
    • Amazing news: Mend the Envelope will be translated into Armenian, published and produced! Details coming soon!
    • Midway through November we'll have a joint physical theatre workshop with my IBDP Theatre students and YSITC!
    • Be sure to check out my UWC teacher profile here!
    • Remember to purchase your copy of the NYC Act One: One Act finalist Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid here!
    • See the premiere production of Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'.

    September 2017

    • I am now the Teacher of Theatre at UWC Dilijan College.
    • Check out my UWC profile here!
    • UWC hosted the NCA Small Theatre for a workshop and performance of their inclusive performance, Ne me quitte pas/ Մի լքիր ինձ.
    • Here's an article about NCA Small Theatre's visit to UWC.
    • Here's a new 4-page story about the Laskys' lives together. Please visit this link for an English translation.
    • The new #sunnynights section, a follow-up to our ongoing 40 Days of Night project, is  up and running. Have a look!
    • You can still purchase your copy of the NYC Act One: One Act finalist Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid here!
    • You can still watch Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'.

    June/July 2017

    • I've been having a blast with the students of The Nairobi Performing Arts Studio at the Kenya National Theatre! 
    • See the new 'Teacher' section for a new collection of photographs from my workshops in China, Russia and Kenya! 
    • There's a great advertisement (in Russian) for our July 2nd co-workshop with djembe drum master Ivonna Freidmane (click for website)!
    • Want to hear about that time I french kissed a giraffe named Julia? How about when my daughter rode on the back of an ostrich, or when we were on holiday and were invaded by a pack of monkeys? Check out 'Disquiet Interrupted' for a taste of our lives over the last 10 months!
    • The new #sunnynights section is up and running! What is it you ask? Check it out to learn about our July 2017 project in Russia
    • You can still purchase your copy of the NYC Act One: One Act finalist Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid here!
    • You can still watch Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'.

    May 2017

    • The Nairobi Performing Arts Studio and the Kenya National Theatre presents Special Guest Drama Tutor Jason Lasky!     http://npa-studio.co.ke/ for more information!
    • You can still get your copy of Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid here!
    • You can still watch Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'.
    • Sadly, I've had to turn down the invitation to the William Inge Festival, again. There's always next year!
    • Will we present a new work in Segovia, Spain at the 35th Annual International Theatre Institute's Global Conference this July? Stay tuned!!!

    April 2017

    • Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid will be published in The Secret Theatre's anthology. Buy your second Jason Lasky play here!
    • You can still watch Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'.
    • I've been invited to the 36th Annual William Inge Festival
    • I'm teaching an acting workshop from April 4-8 at the Academy of Dance and Art in Nairobi
    • Rehearsals are underway for the Kenyan premier of The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, which I am directing. More info coming soon, but in the meantime, here's a pictorial preview.

    February 2017

    • Last Exit Before You're Off The Grid was an Act One: One Act Finalist!
    • Watch Last Exit... by clicking on the poster on the Playwright page! The Password is 'actone'
    • Theatre in the Now Feature
      http://www.theaterinthenow.com/2017/01/spotlight-onjason-lasky.html
    • Theatre Beyond Broadway Feature
      https://malinism.com/2017/01/03/meet-jason-lasky-last-exit-before-youre-off-the-grid/
    • I am a licensed theatre teacher!

    December 2016

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