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Althos Low

(Playwright) is the pen name for Shanghai Low Theatricals (SLT), an adaptation development group based in Chicago. For the Animal Farm collaboration, co-founder Steve Pickering serves as Adaptor, playwright Alice Austen as co-Adaptor, and SLT House Artists Fred Baxter and Tom Kyzivat provide pre-production art and dramaturgy. Formed in 2001 as a group of theatre craftspeople adapting literary works for the stage, in 2009 the company expanded into the creation of graphics and visual development. 2014 projects include adapting Alastair Reynolds’ science fiction novella Diamond Dogs for the stage and Lion Miller’s 1953 story The Available Data on the Worp Reaction as a picture book. shanghailow.org

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Althos Low