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Monday, September 25, 2017

Impacts of Raleigh’s Women’s Theatre Festival, One Year Later by (jdstokely)

By Katy Koop. North Carolina based theatremaker Katy Koop reflects on the impact of the Women’s Theatre Festival on Raleigh’s theatre community since its launch in 2016.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Art in the Room: P Carl Talks with Taylor Mac by (jdstokely)

By P. Carl, Taylor Mac. P Carl talks with Taylor Mac about drag, aesthetics, gender, performance, and politics.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Life Imitates Art Imitates Life by (jdstokely)

By Eric Schorr. While researching and developing his musical The Rising Sea , playwright Eric Schorr reflects on the parallels between the historical narrative of slavery and the modern narr…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Kill Climate Deniers by (jdstokely)

By David Finnigan. In the third installment of this series, Australian playwright David Finnigan discusses how he navigated the attacks of climate deniers on his provocatively titled play.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

IN KINSHIP: A River and Recovery in Many Acts by (jdstokely)

By Jennie Hahn. Maine artist Jennie Hahn explores environmental stewardship in Maine’s Penobscot River Watershed with the performance project IN KINSHIP and shares her three guiding princi…

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The Living Stage: Building Possibility in the Age of Climate Change by (jdstokely)

By Lanxing Fu. In the second installment of this series, Lanxing Fu discusses The Living Stage NYC, an intergenerational collaboration between Superhero Clubhouse and the community of Meltze…

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Loving and Loving in Trump’s America by (jdstokely)

By Brett Aresco. Brett Aresco discusses Radical Evolution's New York City production of Loving and Loving, inspired by the famous 1967 Loving v. Virginia case.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #46: Reimagining Shakespeare’s Legacy with Madeline Sayet by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Madeline Sayet joins us to talk about how she's producing Shakespeare's work with Native American artists to place them in a new, more diverse context.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Complications of Sex: The Sex Myth by (jdstokely)

By Carey Purcell. Carey Purcell engages the complications of sex in The Sex Myth, presented at HERE Arts Center in New York City.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects by (jdstokely)

By Marilyn Millstone, Ari Roth. An interview with Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company in Washington, DC.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dramatizing Dystopia by (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell runs down the recent past and present dramatization of dystopian novels on stage, including 1984 , and asks whether what’s on stage is reflected in th…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

When Young People Fight: Stage Combat in TYA by (jdstokely)

By Jamie Macpherson. Fight instructor Jamie Macpherson addresses objections to teaching stage combat to young people.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Process as Collective Property: The Work of Nela Kornetová / T.I.T.S. by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the fourth installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Czech-born, Norway-based artist Nela Kornetová, and her performance collective T.I.T.S.

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Transformation through Training: Tadashi Suzuki and Anne Bogart on the Suzuki Method by (jdstokely)

By Anne Bogart, Tadashi Suzuki. Tadashi Suzuki and Anne Bogart in conversation at the Symposium on the Suzuki Method with SITI Company—New York City, June 3, 2017.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Can We Really Tell Whose Butts Are In Our Seats? by (jdstokely)

By Heather A. Beasley. Producer, dramaturg, and grant writer Heather A. Beasley writes about the challenges and ethics of collecting audience demographic data, and offers a radical propositi…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

AsiaTOPA: Redefining Performing Arts Festivals by (jdstokely)

By Cynthia P. Schneider. Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider, who attended the AsiaTOPA Performance Festival in Australia, reflects how as the United States devalues diversity and imposes restri…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #45: Rethinking Amateur Theatricals with David Coates by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. David Coates talks about his research into amateur theatricals in the nineteenth century.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

“The Play’s the Thing”: Is Theatre our Ideal Empathy Workout? by (jdstokely)

By Maia Kinney-Petrucha. Maia Kinney-Petrucha examines the theoretical and applied science of creating empathy through theatre

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Friday, August 25, 2017

The West Side Story Appropriation We Never Really Talk About by (jdstokely)

By Viviana Vargas. Viviana Vargas compares West Side Story and La Carreta by looking at the history of Puerto Ricans migrating to New York to better understand an example of cultural appropr…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Gender Futures: A Talk with Christian Appel and Renée Imperato of the TransGenerational Theatre Project by (jdstokely)

By Patrick Gaughan. Patrick Gaughan interviews Christian Appel and Renée Imperato about how they used applied theatre, writing, and utopian world-envisioning to create the all-trans, ensemb…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The Composition of Latinx Aesthetics by (jdstokely)

By Georgina Escobar. Georgina Escobar reflects on the past four years of Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) convenings, and developing an understanding of “Latinx aesthetics.”

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Who’s Afraid of Virginia vs Loving: Learning How to Talk About Casting by (jdstokely)

By Sophia Skiles. Theatre practitioner and educator Sophia Skiles interrogates unconsciously artificial and increasingly antiquated casting practices and urges understanding of casting pract…

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #44: Exploring the Performing Arts Collections at the Harry Ransom Center with Dr. Eric Colleary by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Eric Colleary, Cline Curator of Theater and Performing Arts at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, introduces us to the treasures in the cent…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

The Sonic Harvests of Øystein Elle / Capto Musicae by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the third installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Øystein Elle and his company Capto Musicae . Originally a classically trained opera singer, …

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Laramie Project Project: Uniting Worldwide Stages to Spread Awareness of Hate Crimes by (jdstokely)

By Alyssa Sileo. High school performing arts student Alyssa Sileo discusses how creating a theatre advocacy project based on The Laramie Project helped her unite communities in the face of a…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Access Auditions for Performers who are d/Deaf and Disabled by (jdstokely)

By Aaron Sawyer, Terri Lynne Hudson. Aaron Sawyer and Terri Hudson reflect on what they learned from the Access Auditions, and offer tangible steps theatres can take to become more accessibl…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #43: Episode 43: Being Melodramatic with the Staging Napoleonic Theatre Project by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. The Staging Napoleonic Theatre project is working to study and stage early examples of melodrama, a theatrical genre that was widely popular in the nineteenth century.​

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities by (jdstokely)

By Joan Schirle. Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte International, presents an overview of the history of Dell’Arte’s Rural Residency Program and the program’s rel…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Nordic Black Theatre: Drama, Diversity, and Celebration by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the second installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Cliff Moustache and Nordic Black Theatre.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

A Game at Chess: The Most Controversial Play You’ve Never Heard Of by (jdstokely)

By Nora J. Williams. Following the controversy around the Public’s Shakespeare in the Park Julius Caesar production, Nora Williams provides a parallel story about a play that was censored …

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #42: From West Side Story to Wicked: Dr. Stacy Wolf on Feminism & the Broadway Musical by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Stacy Wolf reveals the hidden feminist history of the Broadway musical in this discussion of her book Changed for Good .

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