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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Men and Women and Non-Binary People On Boats: Exploring New Styles of Gender Diversity by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Sloth Levine. Theatremaker Sloth Levine uses the casting conceit in Jaclyn Backhaus’s play Men On Boats as a jumping off point to explore gender diversity in casting.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:13AM
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Impact of Youth Theatre in Palestine by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Ashley Marinaccio. Ashley Marinaccio examines the importance of youth theatre in Palestine through the work of a number of organizations, including ASHTAR Theatre, the Freedom Theatre, an…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:58AM
Monday, September 24, 2018

Dr. Derek Miller on the History of Performance and Copyright by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. In this week's Theatre History Podcast, Dr. Derek Miller joins us to talk about the origins and development of theatrical copyright.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:05AM
Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Charmed Life of Rezo Gabriadze: Tbilisi’s Hottest Ticket by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Dominick DeGaetano. Dominick DeGaetano takes us to Tbilisi, Georgia’s beloved marionette theatre, the Gabriadze, which was built and runs on the vision of single man, eighty-two-year-ol…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:02AM
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Possibility of Generative Futures Through Embodied Practice by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Annalisa Dias. Annalisa Dias discusses her work with the newly formed Groundwater Arts Collective, and suggests ways that other theatremakers committed to climate justice can adopt the fr…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:59AM
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Theatre's Part in the Quest to Save Public Land by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Ashley Teague. Ashley Teague discusses how Notch Theatre Company is using community-led theatre and storytelling to help fight to protect public land.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:58AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Birth of a Climate Commons by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Lanxing Fu. Lani Fu introduces the Climate Commons for Theatre and Performance, an initiative that emerged from the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change convening in June 2018.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:42AM
Monday, September 17, 2018

This Sentence by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Kendra Fanconi. Kendra Fanconi explains why it might take us eighty-eight minutes to digest one simple sentence about climate change.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:45AM
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Art on a Damaged Planet: the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By MJ Halberstadt. Playwright MJ Halberstadt reports on Theatre of the Age of Climate Change convening, which took place 8-10 June 2018 in Boston, MA.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:33AM
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Radical Ideas Welcome: What Should the Latinx Theatre Commons Do Next? by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Abigail Vega. Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Producer Abigail Vega reflects on the last six years of programming, and encourages the community to submit ideas for future LTC programming.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:50PM
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A Non-Binary Awakening in Philadelphia by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Pax Ressler. Pax Ressler looks at both the successes and challenges for non-binary theatre artists in Philadelphia.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:10AM
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Working Like a Mother by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Rachel Bonds. Parent and artist Rachel Bonds reflects on being a working playwright since the birth of her son, and maps out tips for theatres working with other parent-artists.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:31AM
Thursday, September 6, 2018

How to Care for Your Queer Playwright: Development, Community, and Fresh Air by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Abraham Johnson. When the Lambda Emerging LGBTQ Voices Retreat was born in 2007, it was the first program of its kind for queer writers. Since then, annual week-long workshops have been l…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:43PM
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Breaking Away from the Institution: How to Take Control of Your Education by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Abigail Warhus. Theatre student Abigail Warhus talks about feeling stuck at university and taking her education into her own hands.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:02PM
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Dr. Sara BT Thiel on Pregnancy on the Stage in Early Modern English Drama by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. How do you depict pregnancy when you're working with an all-male cast? Dr. Sara BT Thiel joins us to discuss this and other issues connected to pregnancy on the Stuart sta…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Thursday, August 30, 2018

When the Invisible Illness Becomes Visible by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Sara Brookner, Megan Simcox. Dramaturg Sara Brookner interviews actor/director Megan Simcox about equitable casting, and why they founded ACTive Roles Theatre Company.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Economic Precarity and Resiliency in Theatre: an American Psalm by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Caridad Svich. Playwright Caridad Svich reflects on the economic reality of working in theatre.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:17AM
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tilikum and Wading into Better Criticism by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Yasmin Mikhaiel. Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel talks about the importance of “good” criticism through the lens of Kristiana Rae Colón’s play Tilikum.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:34AM
Sunday, August 26, 2018

On Harassment Policies for Critics in the Age of #MeToo by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Kitty Drexel. Kitty Drexel reflects on harassment policies in the age of the #MeToo movement.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

What Indigenous Writers Can Bring to Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Ishmael Hope. Ishmael Hope (Tlingit) writes about why we need to support Native playwrights.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:47PM

Healing Stories from Naa Kahidi Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Allan Hayton (Gwich’in). Actor and former Naa Kahidi Theatre ensemble member Allan Hayton(Gwich’in) reflects on the history of the company and how theatre can be used as a tool for co…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Monday, August 20, 2018

Denver: Where Playwrights Love Playwrights (and Actors, Directors, and Producers) by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Leslie C. Lewis. Leslie C. Lewis looks at how playwrights are working together and building community with Rough Draught Playwrights in Denver, Colorado.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:21PM

Navigating Western Theatre And Ancient Inupiaq Responsibilities by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Lucas Rowley (Inupiaq). Playwright Lucas Rowley reflects on navigating expectations of Western theatre while also balancing his Inupiaq traditions and community responsibilities.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:04PM
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Alaska Native Theatre Comes of Age by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Vera Starbard (Tlingit/Dena’ina). Vera Starbard (Tlingit/Dena’ina) introduces the series on Alaskan theatre through the lens of Alaska Native performance and storytelling.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Thursday, August 16, 2018

How Post-Colonial Imagination Can Make Theatre into an Agent of Revolution by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Massimo Monfiletto. Using three different plays— M. Butterfly , Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart , and QPH —playwright Massi Monfiletto examines th…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:01AM
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

On Neo-Futurism by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Rob Onorato. Writer and performer Rob Onorato explores what makes the Chicago Neo-Futurists so special.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:44AM
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Collaborative Possibilities of Mediaturgy by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Katherine Swimm. Katherine Swimm discusses New Rep Theatre’s Boston production of Ripe Frenzy , and the innovative collaboration between playwright Jennifer Barclay and projection desig…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Sunday, August 12, 2018

How We Produced a Green Convening by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Ramona Ostrowski, JD Stokely. Associate Producer Ramona Ostrowski and Fellow JD Stokely reflect on how HowlRound made the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening on 8-10 June 2018 …

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Teatro Línea de Sombra Connects with Portland, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Georgina Young-Ellis. Georgina Young-Ellis looks at the history of the innovative Mexican theatre company Teatro Línea de Sombra, its connection to Portland, Oregon, and two of their pro…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:11AM
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Casting An Actor with Albinism: The Importance of Authenticity On Stage by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Julie Taiwo Oni. Playwright and scholar Julie Taiwo Oni reflects on the experience of casting an actor with albinism for her play Chisel , and discusses why authentic casting is worth the…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:23AM
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Curating Courage and the Future of Latinx Theatre / Valentía Curatorial y el Futuro del Teatro Latinx by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Georgina Escobar. Playwright Georgina Escobar reflects on the curation of the 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Carnaval of New Latinx Work: ¡ConeXión!, which took place 19-21 July 2018…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 04:59PM

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