"The Arts and Our Lives" - A Cognoscenti Post by Diane Paulus

This essay was originally published on Cognoscenti, wbur.org’s ideas and opinion page. It was reposted with permission.

"When I was an 18-year-old freshman at Harvard, I spent every waking minute (outside of class) acting in plays and directing them. But I never thought about theater as something I would actually do with my life. I was thinking about a career in politics. Something serious.

Now, 25 years later, I am back at Harvard as the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater. And nothing feels more serious to me than the transformative power of the arts."

Diane Paulus is the Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge and a longtime advocate of art in the community.

Read the rest of the essay on the Cognoscenti website.

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