Saturday, January 21, 2017

A Creative Compass: How Documentary Theatre Can Lead Us Forward Post-Election by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Melissa Bergstrom. Documentary theatre artist Melissa Bergstrom advocates using documentary theatre practices to listen and create new work in today’s social climate.

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Mutual Duality: Making The Work Matter with Double Edge Theatre at Boston Conservatory at Berklee by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Mark Krawczyk. Mark Krawczyk writes about the experience his students at Boston Conservatory at Berklee had during a semester of working with artists from Double Edge Theatre.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Calling All Bad Hombres and Nasty Women for a Nation-wide Day of Performance Protest by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Sara Warner, Holly Hughes, Lois Weaver, Mary Jo Watts. Sara Warner interviews performance artists Holly Hughes and Lois Weaver and social media coordinator Mary Jo Watts about their initi…

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Staged Resistance by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Jonathan Mandell. On the eve of the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, Jonathan Mandell looks at how the political resistance of theatre artists is playing out on and off stage in New York.

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Livestreaming the Creative Careers panel: Pen to Paper, A Discussion with Professional Playwrights at Berkeley Repertory Theatre—Mon, Jan 23—#crea by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents their Creative Careers panel: Pen to Paper, A Discussion with Professional Playwrights livestreaming on the global, commons-based HowlRou…

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Livestreaming the Coffeehouse Chronicles #139: HAIR 50th Anniversary at LaMaMa—Sat, Jan 21 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. LaMaMa in New York City presents the Coffeehouse Chronicles #139: HAIR 50th Anniversary livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howl…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Matter and Myth: Rethinking the Body Onstage by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Abbey Fenbert. Abbey Fenbert examines the intersection of theatre and physical discrimination, and considers what is the responsibility of artists interested in transcending, rather than …

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Toward Inclusivity: A message from the LTC by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Café Onda. The LTC steering committee announces a name change.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Elements of Oz: Pay Attention to the Men Behind the Curtain by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau deconstructs the use of technology in The Builders Association’s production of Elements of Oz , an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz , presented at 3LD i…

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Creating Complex Female Characters by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Catherine Weingarten. Playwright Catherine Weingarten writes about her fatigue with the Strong Female Character, and pushes playwrights to strive for real nuance.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

We’re Not Playing: A Theatrical Protest Initiative by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Tiffany Antone. Playwright Tiffany Antone discusses Little Black Dress INK’s “We’re Not Playing” initiative, advocating the need for theatrical protest for social change.

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Theatre History Podcast # 18: Dr. Charlotte Canning on Internationalism and US Theatre by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Michael Lueger, Charlotte M. Canning. Michael Lueger interviews Dr. Charlotte Canning on her new book and US theatre artists in the mid-twentieth century who shared their work abroad.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Initiatives for Women in Theatre in the UK and Ireland by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Naomi Elster. Naomi Elster discusses gender imbalances in theatre programming in the UK and Ireland.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Let Them Speak: It’s Time to See More Works from Women Writers of Color on Stages Across America by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Chisa Hutchinson, Wesley Frugé. Playwright Chisa Hutchinson and Artistic Director Wesley Frugé discuss the current climate for work by playwrights of color, and advocate producing more …

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Livestreaming the Latin America Today Conversations at the Santiago a Mil International Festival 2017 in Chile—Tues, Jan 17 and Thurs, Jan 19 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Santiago a Mil International Festival 2017 in Santiago, Chile presents two conversations during its presenters' week with the theme of Latin America Today livestreaming on t…

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Livestreaming The Ghostlight Project—ArtsEmerson, Boston—Thurs, January 19 by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By HowlRound TV. ArtsEmerson in Boston participates in the Ghostlight Project livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday, Janua…

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Sound and Media Design by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Daniel Fine. In this installment, Daniel Fine discusses the intersections of sound and media design departments, offering a template for productive workflow.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Ghostlight Project by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Saheem Ali. Saheem Ali, a steering committee member for The Ghostlight Project, outlines the inspiration for and aims of the initiative, and suggests action steps for individuals and inst…

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2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival by HowlRound

By Cherry Lou Sy. Cherry Loy Sy reports on the first day of 2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival, which included a panel discussion and performances addressing connection across the African …

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Livestreaming the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration from Ashland, Oregon—Mon, Jan 16 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Celebrate with our community! Ashland, Oregon’s 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration features music, spoken word, and dance. Watch on the global, commons…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Elyse Dodgson on Sarah Kane: “She Was a Pure Writer” by HowlRound

By John Freedman, Kristina Matvienko, Elyse Dodgson. Interview with Elyse Dodgson, the international director at the Royal Cout Theatre, at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow about he…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Women Take Over The Tempest by HowlRound

By Hailey Bachrach. Hailey Bachrach reflects on Phyllida Lloyd’s The Tempest , the final installment of her Shakespeare trilogy featuring all-female casts, produced by the Donmar Warehouse…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

The Biggest Arts Education Phenomenon in the World—But Not in Theatre, Yet by HowlRound

By Eric Booth. Eric Booth discusses the El Sistema model, an international music training program for young people living in poverty across the globe, and advocates for a similar widespread …

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Theatre History Podcast # 17: Dr. Anita Gonzalez Introduces Listeners to 19thcenturyacts.com by HowlRound

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Anita Gonzalez about a website that reconstructs historical performances.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Location-Based and Audience-Aware Storytelling: Grace Plains and Bodies for a Global Brain by HowlRound

By Jeff Burke, Jared J. Stein. The process of creating two works, as part of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s participation in Google's Glass Creative Collective, that use…

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Desire Multiplied: The Trickster and the Child by HowlRound

By Irene Loy. In this fourth installment, Irene Loy discusses the Trickster and child characters, exploring how play factors in their story arcs.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Open Your Mind: Theatre Space, Performance, and Audience by HowlRound

By verity healey. verity healey considers the Battersea Arts Centre’s new Courtyard theatre space and inviting an audience to participate in the performance through interaction with the pe…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Rethinking Immersive Theatre: Inside the Wild Heart of Clarice Lispector by HowlRound

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell reflects on what makes immersive theatre, through the lens of Inside the Wild Heart , Group .BR’s immersive show about the late Brazilian writer Clari…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

What Comes Next?: Theatre and Posttraumatic Growth After the 2016 Election by HowlRound

By Emily White. Emily White writes about how her research on posttraumatic growth informs her belief that theatre can be an important tool to help America unite and heal.

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Livestreaming The Gathering 2017—Advocating for Black Female Choreographers in the Contemporary Dance World—Sun, Jan 8 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Livestreaming The Gathering 2017: Advocating for Black Female Choreographers in the Contemporary Dance World—from New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced …

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Getting on the Radar in Unexpected Places by HowlRound

By Rick Shiomi. Rick Shiomi discusses the Philadelphia Asian Theater Project, sharing his process working with local theatre companies and organizations to promote Asian American theatre art…

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