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Monday, November 2, 2020

Creative Freedom and the Craft of Acting: Interview with Scott Fielding, Founder of Michael Chekhov Actor Studio in Boston. by Irina Yakubovskaya

Michael Chekhov Actor Studio Boston, or MCASB, has been one of the leading New England acting training institutions for over a decade. While the name of Michael Chekhov is in the title and D…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Multicultural Multi-modal Conversations at the Conference “Theatre and Virtual Reality” in Saint-Petersburg by Irina Yakubovskaya

 As part of the XXX Baltic House International Theatre Festival, the conference “Theatre and Virtual Reality” took place on October 16 – 18, 2020 at the Baltic House Theatre in Saint …

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Raw, Revolutionary, and Painfully Honest: “Insulted. Belarus(sia)” by Irina Yakubovskaya

The new play Insulted. Belarus(sia) was written in September 2020 by Andrei Kureichik, a prominent Belarusian playwright and member of the Coordination Council of Belarus, about the first mo…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Embodying inclusion through vulnerability of dance and multimedia performance: Heidi Latsky Dance Company. by Irina Yakubovskaya

Heidi Latsky is a dancer and a choreographer who puts her vision of an inclusive integrated world on display, unapologetically. Her dance company Heidi Latsky Dance has been at the forefront…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

What Immigrant Theatre Can Teach Us About Perseverance and Adaptation During Challenging Times: State vs Natasha Banina at the Arlekin Players Theatre by Irina Yakubovskaya

Creating live theatre performance during the COVID-19 pandemic is tremendously complicated. At Arlekin Players Theatre, a resilient Needham-based theatre company with Russian roots, challeng…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Capturing the Ephemeral: Marc J. Franklin on Theatre Photography, Inspiration, and Community by Irina Yakubovskaya

His photography is undoubtfully radiating, soulful, with a hint of edgy energy. Marc J. Franklin is the Principal Photographer and Assistant Photo Editor at Playbill, and his work includes c…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

“Shear Madness:” Utterly Bostonian and World-Famous by Irina Yakubovskaya

This native Bostonian theatre production is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running play in the history of the USA.  Shear Madness has everything: intrigue, humo…

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