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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Talking about Protest with the Language of Actor Training by (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.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Playwright Edouard Elvis Bvouma on Cameroonian Theatre / Dramaturge Edouard Elvis Bvouma discutte le théâtre au Cameroun by (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…

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories by (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?”

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

The City of Brotherly Love Presents: The Empathy Project by (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…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Livestreaming the 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Carnaval of New Latinx Work Opening Ceremonies—Thursday 19 July 2018 by (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…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Learning About Modern Indonesian Theatre with Dr. Cobina Gillitt by (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…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

How To Do Dramaturgical Work with College Artists around Race and Whiteness by (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.

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Importance of Military Theatre in Europe by (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.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Working with Physical Challenges in the Theatre by (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…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

After the Big Top: CarlosAlexis Cruz on the Evolution of Modern Circus by (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…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

We Need Theatre to Exist, and Maybe Research Can Prove Its Necessity by (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.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 
 by (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…

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mad-Lib Theatre: Making Plays in Response to the Audience by (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…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Community Legacy is “Inherited” in Matthew Lopez’s Play by (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…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

How Labor Law Can Support Equity in Theatre by (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…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Eating the Rich: Sweeney Todd’s Vicious Capitalism by (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…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Outside the Mainstream: Working with Student-Run Theatres by (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…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Ground on Which We Stand by (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…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Rise of Women in Chilean Theatre by (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…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Theatre and Civil Rights: Dr. Julie Burrell on the Importance of A Medal for Willie by (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…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights: Carlyle Brown by (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.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Colonization is Global, but Brown Has No Borders by (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…

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Decolonizing Theatre: an Introduction by (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…

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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 (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…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mindj Panther and Telling Stories of Resistance, Not Victimhood by (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…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange by (jdstokely)

By Caitlin Cassidy. Caitlin Cassidy discusses ten principles and practices she's learned as an artist working at the interesction of arts and cross-cultural exchange, and as one of Georgetow…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Finding Purpose in the Pause by (jdstokely)

By Ben Viccellio. Benjamin Viccellio reflects on the Kenyon Playwright’s Conference in Ohio, as the program nears its fifth anniversary.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Shakespeare en Español: How R.Evolución Latina’s To Be or Not to Be Reinvents the Bard by (jdstokely)

By Jose Solís. Jose Solís explores R.Evolución Latina’s production To Be or Not to Be , the culminating project of the company’s spring 2018 workshop, which brought Latinx artists fro…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Telling Stories: An Arab/Arab American Theatre Collaboration by (jdstokely)

By Catherine Coray. For the last few years, professor Catherine Coray has been helping create collaboration opportunities for theatre artists in Arab countries and the Americas. Arab Voices:…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

A Global Network That Protects and Defends Artists at Risk by (jdstokely)

By Julie Trébault, Laura Kauer García. Julie Trébault and Laura Kauer García discuss the work the Artists at Risk Connection has been doing to connect, defend, and protect artists worldw…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Why Artists Should Pay Attention to US Visas, Policy, and Cultural Exchange by (jdstokely)

By Matthew Covey. Matthew Covey, founding director of Tamizdat, discusses why American theatre artists should be more knowledgable about US visas and policies, and describes how Tamizdat is …

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