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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Hands Up: Testaments From The Policed by HowlRound

By Keith Josef Adkins, Nathan James, Nathan Yungerberg. Keith Josef Adkins shares excerpts from "Hands Up: 6 Playwrights, 6 Testaments," ten-minute monologues commissioned in response to the…

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Artistry, Advocacy, and Agency: Will Power, Dallas Theater Center and the Playwright On Staff Model by HowlRound

By Will Power, Jonathan Norton. Commons Producer Jonathon Norton talks to playwright Will Power, the playwright in residence at Dallas Theater Center, about being on staff at a regional thea…

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Parenting and Playwriting: Excuses by HowlRound

By Catherine Trieschmann. In her latest installment, Catherine Trieschmann explores turning forty, leaky roofs, advice for parents on how to save money on childcare, and what to do when you…

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Livestreaming Motus Theatre Company's (Italy) Nella Tempesta—Sun, Dec 21 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. LaMaMa and CultureHub in New York City present Motus Theatre Company's (Italy) "Nella Tempesta"—an adaptation of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest" and Aimé Césaire's "Une Te…

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Your Guide to Theater Education: Caridad Svich by HowlRound

By David Dudley, Caridad Svich. David Dudley talks to Caridad Svich of NoPassport about the origins of the alliance, and what kind of education her model can offer potential collaborators.

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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Painting It Out: The Living News Project’s SHELTER/CHICAGO by HowlRound

By Lisa DiFranza. What would a twenty-first century Living Newspaper about homelessness look like? Chicago journalists, artists, and students and faculty at Columbia College, staff and resid…

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence: Jeff Augustin by HowlRound

By Jeff Augustin. Jeff Augustin talks about the luxury of time, how he gets to learn and grow through his residency, how an artistic home shapes both artist and art, and his desire for an ar…

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Celebrating Colombian Theater Artist Patricia Ariza by HowlRound

By Marcina Zaccaria. Ariza spoke in depth about her work in an interview with Diana Taylor, Director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at the Martin E. Segal Theatre C…

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Livestreaming Seminar Tax Information for Playwrights—Mon, Dec 8 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The Dramatists Guild of America presents the seminar "Contracts 101: Tax Information for Playwrights" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV n…

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence: Heidi Schreck by HowlRound

By Heidi Schreck. Playwright Heidi Shreck comments on the importance of people who have faith in your work and want to watch your plays evolve, and how wonderful it is to have the resources …

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Tíaland by HowlRound

By Elaine Avila. I highly recommend DISQUIET to all writers, but especially to those of Latina/o and Luso descent. I can’t wait to see what stories come from connecting Café Onda readers …

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Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence: Emily Schwend by HowlRound

By Emily Schwend. Emily Schwend talks about how her residency can support her art, strange experience of knowing in what space her play will eventually come to life, and her view on artistic…

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence: A. Zell Williams by HowlRound

By A. Zell Williams. A. Zell Williams talks about how a resident playwright and a theater can affect dialogue together, and how the trouble when residencies happen without enough commitment.

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Livestreaming a Special Work in Progress Showing of The Return by Puppeteer Tom Lee—Tues, Dec 9 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. CultureHub SeoulArts/La MaMa present a special work in progress showing of "The Return" by puppeteer Tom Lee in collaboration with the Seoul Institute of the Arts and Sarah …

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Monday, December 1, 2014

Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence: Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig by HowlRound

By Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig answers questions in about her residency at Manhattan Theatre Club through the Tow Foundation. She talks of her artistic home as collaborators…

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Livestreaming Finding Your Voice Later In Life (Is It Too Late To "Emerge"?) conversation at Dramatists Guild—Tues, Dec 2 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The Dramatists Guild of America presents the conversation "Finding Your Voice Later In Life (Is It Too Late To "Emerge"?)" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer pr…

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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Let’s Talk About It: An Exploration of Sex and the New American Theater by HowlRound

By Evan Caccioppoli. Where is the future of the exploration of sex in the American theater going next? Today theater artists have more freedom to explore sexual themes than ever before. Wher…

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A Commitment to Playwrights: The Tow Foundation’s 2014 Residency Program by HowlRound

By Andrea Sholler. What are two essential elements to creating a transformational experience for an up-and-coming playwright? 1) A full time salary and health insurance. 2) The guarantee of …

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

How Teatro Vivo in Austin, Texas Embraces the Talkback by HowlRound

By Jo Ann Carreon-Reyes, Rupert Reyes. Teatro Vivo's mission includes these rich conversations after the performances. Our commitment to bilingual, socially relevant plays that are available…

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Ask if it’s Equity—Maybe by HowlRound

By Greg Redlawsk. Are Equity tours of a higher quality than non-union productions? Very possibly. There’s a larger talent pool to work with and performers tend to be more experienced. That…

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Devising The Environment: Mixing Science and Theater In The Classroom by HowlRound

By Stephen Spotswood. The class is split almost right down the middle between theater majors and environmental studies students, with a few crossovers. That first day we have a much more imm…

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Livestreaming Panel Discussion of Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito from the first annual Kampala International Theatre Festival, Uganda—Sun, Nov 30 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Artists involved in the international production of Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito will take part in a panel discussion at the first annual Kampala International Theatre Festival. …

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Access and Representation on the Border Stage by HowlRound

By Adriana Dominguez, Rebecca Rivas. Our art must reflect the communities we serve. As an institution of higher learning, it is our responsibility to serve our students theater that reflects…

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To be Lear in the 21st Century by HowlRound

By Philippa Kelly. Brains tend eventually to shrink and atrophy, edging us further from—or closer to—our true, instinctual responses. It’s a lucky few who, to the very end, are cogniti…

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Activating Allyship at Encuentro 2014 by HowlRound

By Arielle Julia Brown. As a Black woman, millennial, playwright, and producer who is not Latina, I felt acutely aware of the gestures of absolute inclusivity, both small and large, that com…

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

An Interview with Abhishek Majumdar and Gopal Datt by HowlRound

By Abhishek Majumdar, Gopal Datt, Steve Ginsburg. We are very privileged and we can afford to have these conversations, but most of India cannot. There is no reason why they should have thes…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Interview with PigPen Theatre Company members Ryan Melia, Arya Shahi, and Matt Nurenberger by HowlRound

By Ryan Melia, Arya Shahi, Matt Nuernberger, Corey Ruzicano. A lot of people ask us “how?” when they see our shows. How did you do it, how did you do all of that? How did you write the m…

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Ragged Wing Ensemble: The Art of Connection by HowlRound

By Amy Sass. There are a variety of ways people can stay connected. Each year we all step back and assess where we are with our lives, and who needs what. We want people to step in towards t…

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Livestreaming Beyond Angry Lesbians and Gay Best Friends: Writing Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century—Tues, Nov 25 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Dramatists Guild of America presents the conversation "Beyond Angry Lesbians and Gay Best Friends: Writing Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century" livestreaming on the glo…

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

It All Comes Back to the Hook by HowlRound

By Chad Lindsey, Carrie Heitman. Our process is open-source, inquiry-based and ever-evolving. We love hyphens. We flirt at the intersection of playmaking and script writing. We believe that …

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thirty Years of Collaborative Creation by HowlRound

By Davis Robinson. Beau Jest in Boston is thirty years old. Over that time we have seen several transformations, but the impulse that brought us together has never changed. We are actor-driv…

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