Wednesday, May 4, 2016

We Work Hard For No Money: Findings From an Independent Survey on Theatre Internships by HowlRound

By Molly Marinik. The internship experience based on Molly Marinik’s informal survey of 290 internships completed between 2006–2016.

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Can Tadeusz Kantor’s ideas about death be revived in theatre about dementia? by HowlRound

By Minna Vallaste. Minna Vallaste writes about a piece she created about dementia using ideas from Kantor’s Theatre of Death.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Set and Media Design Part 2 by HowlRound

By Daniel Fine. In this installment, Dan Fine continues his discussion about the intersection of media and scenic design, further examining production needs and considerations.

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DC’s Ambassador Theater Takes on Dario Fo’s They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! by HowlRound

By Patricia Davis. Patricia Davis on Ambassador Theater’s production of They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! by Dario Fo in Washington, DC.

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Ensemble Creation: The Director’s Roles by HowlRound

By Ben Yalom. Director Ben Yalom discusses the differences between directing an ensemble-created piece versus a more traditional one.

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Art Forms in Flux: An Artist’s Interpretation of State Park in “Rod” by HowlRound

By Koy Suntichotinun. In this installment, Koy Suntichotinun discusses his process for creating a performance piece interpreting Aaron Weissman’s State Park, in which he incorporates socia…

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Mi tierra, my testimony: a #HamilTestimonio by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Rebecca Martinez. Rebecca Martinez writes about how Hamilton changed her personal relationship to her country.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Bro Theatre: A Dangerous Dynamic by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Holly L. Derr. Holly L. Derr deconstructs a new dynamic in her theatre department.

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Zahdi Dates and Poppies: Noh Drama at Boston University by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Ty Furman, Carrie Preston. A conversation with Theatre Nohgaku members about noh theatre and their production of Zahdi Dates and Poppies.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

He That Plays The King by HowlRound

By Matthew Minnicino. In this installment, Matthew Minnicino discusses gender politics in Shakespeare’s work, and productions of King Lear with women starring in the title role.

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Livestreaming Symposium Art, Performance & Social Poetics: Japanese Perspectives—Martin E. Segal Theatre Center—Mon, May 2 by Karina@howlround.com (karina)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E Segal Theatre Center presents Art, Performance & Social Poetics: Japanese Perspectives livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV…

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Livestreaming the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Award Celebration & Big Mingle—New York—Mon, May 2—@LPTWomen #BigMingle by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The League of Professional Theatre Women presents the Award Celebration & Big Mingle from New York City livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRoun…

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Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, NYC—Mon, May 2—@WatchMeWorkSLP, use hashtag #howlround by Karina@howlround.com (karina)

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from the Public Theater in New York City on Monday, May 2 at 2pm PDT (Vancouver) / 4pm CDT (Austin) / 5pm EDT (Toronto) / 21:00 GM…

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Holding On to Creative Control: Can the Playwright be Wrong? by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Alex Goldberg. Alex Goldberg wonders if it's possible for a playwright to be wrong about an aspect of his or her own play, and describes a fraught production process.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Livestreaming Beyond Orientalism: The Forum—Fordham University–New York City—Mon, May 2—#myyellowfacestory, #beyondorientalism by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The Asian American Arts Alliance, Asian American Performers’ Action Coalition (AAPAC), Theatre Communications Group, and Aliance for Inclusion in the Arts in association w…

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Why I Paid Too Much for Tickets to Hamilton, and Other Musings on the Fragility of Life by HowlRound

By Melinda Lopez. Playwright Melinda Lopez shares her experience buying tickets to see Hamilton , and addresses the cost of watching a Broadway show versus the cost of caring for her mother.

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Lyricist Sheldon Harnick talks Fiddler on the Roof by HowlRound

By Marcina Zaccaria. Marcina Zaccaria speaks with Fiddler on the Roof lyricist Sheldon Harnick as he approaches his ninety-second birthday.

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Livestreaming Performance of @tension beta-tested by #viralflock—Pretentious Productions—Edmonton, Alberta, Canada—Fri, April 29 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Pretentious Productions in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada presents @tension beta-tested by #viralflock livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV netwo…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Art-Science Crossover or Lessons Learned by a Doctor/Playwright by HowlRound

By Madeline Leong. Physician and playwright Madeline Leong about writing a play for doctors to be performed at a hospital.

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Mass Education or Mass Inclusion? Issues of Quantity and Quality in Children’s Theatre Programs by HowlRound

By Brent Eickhoff. Brent Eickhoff discusses the challenges of programming large theatre productions with youth, advocating clear, realistic goals for teaching artists, students, and parents.

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Livestreaming Claiming Your Space: a Conversation about Writing and Performing Identity with Cuban-American Performer/Playwrights Marissa Chibas and M by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. ArtChangeUS@ , ArtsEmerson , and HowlRound present Claiming Your Space —a conversation about writing and performing identity with acclaimed performer/playwrights Marissa C…

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Livestreaming The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)’s 30th Regional Arts Training Workshop—San Antonio, Texas—Fri, April by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) proudly presents the 30th Regional Arts Training Workshop from San Antonio, Texas livestreaming on the global, c…

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Livestreaming Performance of Flint Youth Theatre’s The Most [Blank] City in America—Flint, Michigan—Sun, May 1 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Flint Youth Theatre in Flint, Michigan presents a performance of The Most [Blank] City in America livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV netwo…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Comedy, Contrivance, and Criticism: A Defense of Smart People by HowlRound

By Anchuli Felicia King. Anchuli Felicia King on the Second Stage production of Lydia R. Diamond’s Smart People in New York.

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Why I Will Never Be a Starving Artist by HowlRound

By Natalie Sacks. Playwright Natalie Sacks shares her post-graduate experience of working various theatre jobs, her take on the “starving artist” model, and her journey to writing her fi…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Theatre-ing While Disabled: Teaching Artist Edition by HowlRound

By Kate Langsdorf. Kate Langsdorf’s series continues with this description of her time as a teaching artist.

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Perfect Partnership: Workshopping a New Play with a University by HowlRound

By Donna Hoke. Playwright Donna Hoke writes about an opportunity that allowed her to develop a new play on its feet in advance of a world premiere.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Everyone Wants You to be Great: Thoughts on Play Submission from the Other Side of the Desk by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Emily Dendinger, Jess Hutchinson. Playwright Emily Dendinger and producer Jess Hutchinson shine a little light on the play submission process.

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How Can We Foster the Voices of Early Career Directors? by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By JD Caudill. JD Caudill writes about his personal experiences navigating Chicago as an early career director, and asks how the field can better support such artists.

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Political Stage Design by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Bryce Cutler. How does Air Force One end up as a backdrop for a presidential debate? Bryce Cutler, a scenic and media designer, considers stage design for presidential debates.

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A Snowball's Chance by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Sara Katzoff. Sara Katzoff writes about Kickwheel Ensemble Theater’s creation of Passage , a physical theatre comedy.

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