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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
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Accepting Applications for the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Tyrone Giordano, DJ Kurs, Ethan Sinnott, Rachel Grossman. The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session, a convening for deaf theatremakers taking place on 15-17 March 2019, is accepting appli…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 04:43PM
Monday, July 30, 2018

Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Beatrice Basso. Beatrice Basso discusses what it was like to bring multidisciplinary artists from north and south of the US-Mexico border together to create and learn from each other in t…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:49AM
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Playing Around with Nineteenth-Century Theatre in Dr. Robert Davis’s Broadway: 1849 by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Could you make it as the manager of a New York City theatre in the 1840s? That's the question that Dr. Robert Davis's game and app Broadway:1849 poses to players. Robert j…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:14PM
Monday, July 23, 2018

Seventeen Thoughts (in Random Order) about Neo-Futurism and Experimental Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Rob Neill. Rob Neill, founding ensemble member of the New York Neo-Futurists, shares his thoughts on the company’s process, devising work, and creating rituals in theatre.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:22AM
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Ignited: Puerto Rico, Politics, and the Diaspora in Magdalena Gomez's Dancing in My Cockroach Killers by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Noe Montez. Noe Montez interviews ensemble members from New York's Pregones Theatre on Dancing in My Cockroach Killers, which ran from 7 June to 1 July 2018 at the GALA Theatre in Washing…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Talking about Protest with the Language of Actor Training by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Courtney Bailey Parker. Actor and literature/theatre professor Courtney Bailey Parker talks about national anthem protests, performance as activism, and theatre artists as mediators.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Monday, July 16, 2018

Playwright Edouard Elvis Bvouma on Cameroonian Theatre / Dramaturge Edouard Elvis Bvouma discutte le théâtre au Cameroun by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Heather Denyer. Heather Jeanne Denyer interviews Cameroonian playwright Edouard Elvis Bvouma about the country’s theatrical landscape, touching on topics like the low number of companie…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:24PM
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Bertie Ferdman. Bertie Ferdman looks at En Garde Arts’ production of Red Hills , which explores the question: “Who has the right to tell what stories?”

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Thursday, July 12, 2018

The City of Brotherly Love Presents: The Empathy Project by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau explores the value of bringing theatre and the humanities into the medical field through the collaboration between Philadelphia’s Lantern Theater Comp…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:02AM
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Livestreaming the 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Carnaval of New Latinx Work Opening Ceremonies—Thursday 19 July 2018 by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By HowlRound TV. Beginning on 19 July, the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work will bring over 200 Latinx and allied theatremakers, scholars, and decision makers together in Chicago, IL, US…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:28AM
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Learning About Modern Indonesian Theatre with Dr. Cobina Gillitt by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Cobina Gillitt joins the Theatre History Podcast to introduce us to the work of Putu Wijaya and his Teater Mandiri and to explain how modern Indonesian theatre has dev…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:31AM
Monday, July 2, 2018

How To Do Dramaturgical Work with College Artists around Race and Whiteness by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Gaven Trinidad. Dramaturg Gaven D. Trinidad reflects on workshopping Snowflakes, or Rare White People by Justin Chinn as a part of UMass Amherst's New Play Lab in December 2017.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:00AM
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Importance of Military Theatre in Europe by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Tammie Pollard. Tammie Pollard details the history of military theatre in Europe, explores its benefits, and looks at the challenges it faces today.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Working with Physical Challenges in the Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Shelby-Allison Hibbs, Marianne Galloway, Sherry Jo Ward. Shelby-Allison Hibbs interviews director Marianne T. Galloway and theatre administrator and actor Sherry Jo Ward about representat…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:54AM
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

After the Big Top: CarlosAlexis Cruz on the Evolution of Modern Circus by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. How has the circus changed from its earliest origins to today? CarlosAlexis Cruz joins us to explain how acrobatics and storytelling have come to replace the big top and t…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:03AM
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

We Need Theatre to Exist, and Maybe Research Can Prove Its Necessity by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Robert Ruffin. Theatre artist and educator Robert Ruffin explores the idea of theatre being necessary for human survival and the research that needs to be undertaken to prove it.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:09PM
Monday, June 25, 2018

Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 
 by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Corey Bradberry. Georgia-based theatremaker Corey Bradberry reflects on lessons learned after creating an immersive murder mystery play in a four-story historical theatre, and muses on ho…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:30AM
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mad-Lib Theatre: Making Plays in Response to the Audience by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Meggan Gomez. Director Meggan Gomez reflects on working with her youth ensemble based in New Mexico to create _____ Historias, a play that is created in real-time in response to stories s…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:51PM
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Community Legacy is “Inherited” in Matthew Lopez’s Play by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Emily Garside. Scholar Emily Garside explores the ideas at the heart of Matthew Lopez’s play The Inheritance and the way in which the story acts as a response to Tony Kushner’s Angels…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:38AM
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

How Labor Law Can Support Equity in Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By David Mack. LA arts administrator David Mack explores the topic of labor law, proposing that complying with it will help create and sustain a more equitable theatre community—both in hi…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 08:00AM
Monday, June 18, 2018

Eating the Rich: Sweeney Todd’s Vicious Capitalism by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Cassidy Dawn Graves. Cassidy Dawn Graves writes about the anti-capitalist narrative present in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the significance of producing the musical…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:43PM
Monday, June 11, 2018

Outside the Mainstream: Working with Student-Run Theatres by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Paco José Madden. Playwright Paco José Madden explores what it means to be produced by student-run theatre companies: the pros and cons, what factors to consider, and how a playwright c…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:46PM
Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Ground on Which We Stand by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Claire Syler, Michelle Tyrene Johnson. Playwright Michelle Tyrene Johnson and director Claire Syler discuss their collaboration on The Green Duck Lounge, a play that delves into Kansas Ci…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:25AM
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Rise of Women in Chilean Theatre by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Elana Gartner. Elana Gartner, founding co-chair of the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause Award, interviews Chilean playwright Sally Campusano about women in theatr…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:10PM
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Theatre and Civil Rights: Dr. Julie Burrell on the Importance of A Medal for Willie by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. How did Black theatre connect with the Civil Rights Movement? Dr. Julie Burrell of Cleveland State University joins the Theatre History Podcast to talk about William B. Br…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:10AM
Monday, June 4, 2018

A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights: Carlyle Brown by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Todd London. Todd London celebrates playwright Carlyle Brown, who recently won the William Inge Theater Festival’s award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:00AM
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Colonization is Global, but Brown Has No Borders by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Annalisa Dias, Eissa Saeed, Amrita Ramanan, Abhi Shrestha. Four South Asian theatremakers discuss global decolonization, reclaiming narratives, language and representation in theatre, and…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:36AM
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Decolonizing Theatre: an Introduction by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Annalisa Dias, Madeline Sayet. Annalisa Dias and Madeline Sayet introduce the Decolonizing Theatre series by exploring the ways the American theatre has been and still is complicit in the…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:04AM
Friday, May 25, 2018

Livestreaming the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening at Emerson College in Boston, MA—Friday 8 June to Sunday 10 June 2018 by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By HowlRound TV. HowlRound, in partnership with Chantal Bilodeau (The Arctic Cycle), Elizabeth Doud (Climakaze Miami/Fundarte), and Roberta Levitow (Theater Without Borders) present the Thea…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:40AM
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mindj Panther and Telling Stories of Resistance, Not Victimhood by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By Mihaela Drăgan. Mihaela Drăgan interviews Sandra and Simonida Selimovic of Mindj Panther about their show Roma Armee , and the activist work they are doing in Austria to fight against R…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:51AM

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