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  • Ragged Wing Ensemble: The Art of Connection Amy Sass
    There are a variety of ways people can stay connected. Each year we all step back and assess where we are with our lives, and who needs what. We want people to step in towards the heart of things when that seems right, and step back when they need to grow in a different way. There is a dynamic quality to it, but also a sense of stability—that's the trick.
  • Livestreaming Beyond Angry Lesbians and Gay Best Friends: Writing Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century—Tues, Nov 25 HowlRound TV
    Dramatists Guild of America presents the conversation "Beyond Angry Lesbians and Gay Best Friends: Writing Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Tuesday, November 25 at 2:30pm PST (Los Angeles)/ 4:30pm CST (Chicago)/ 5:30pm EST (New York)/ 22:30 GMT (London). Playwright Sylvan Oswald will moderate a discussion on the representation of LGBTQ characters in contemporary theater. Panelists include Christina Anderson, Madeleine George and David Grimm. To participate in online conversation, tweet @DramatistsGuild and use #newplay.
  • It All Comes Back to the Hook Chad Lindsey, Carrie Heitman
    Our process is open-source, inquiry-based and ever-evolving. We love hyphens. We flirt at the intersection of playmaking and script writing. We believe that theater requires the whole performer—mind, body, and voice. Often we draw strong, immediate connections that open up a dialogue between past and present, and play on themes of history, science, mathematics, and social justice.
  • Thirty Years of Collaborative Creation Davis Robinson
    Beau Jest in Boston is thirty years old. Over that time we have seen several transformations, but the impulse that brought us together has never changed. We are actor-driven. We only do projects we are personally invested in pursuing as a group. We like work that is physically inventive and imaginatively staged. We like to take our time developing a piece, and will spend anywhere from two months to two years on it. We use Beau Jest as a laboratory to explore new ways of combining gesture, text, and physicality.
  • All or Nothing: The Life of an Improbable Ensemble Rebecca Noon
    In this, Strange Attractor’s first major process, we put our commitment to the test, and through that difficult process, we became an ensemble. We still worked without a director, but unlike our first casual process, now we cared about the outcome. We’d fundraised for airline tickets and stipends and gotten our communities excited about our company. Suddenly it wasn’t enough to make something—we wanted it to be good.
  • Each Project’s Like an Album: How a Band Model Works for Us Liza Bielby
    We’ve found most artists we come in contact with in Detroit aren’t bound to a single discipline—printmakers curate community food-based events, and trained painters build large-scale public installations. This inherent openness to working cross-disciplinarily has helped us to expand our ideas about the work of our company and the nature of our ensemble.
  • Livestreaming the Surveillance Salon curated by Anna Barsan at the Art & Technology Festival Refest 2014—CultureHub SeoulArts/La MaMa—NYC—Sat, Nov 22 HowlRound TV
    CultureHub SeoulArts/La MaMa in New York City presents the "Surveillance Salon" curated by Anna Barsan at the art and technology festival Refest 2014 livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Saturday, November 22 at 2pm PST (Vancouver) / 4pm CST (Austin) / 5pm EST (New York) / 22:00 GMT (London). This salon-style screening and workshop accompanies Anna Barsan’s exhibition, "Invisible View", which is on view in La Mama Galleria during Refest 2014. Interdisciplinary artists and performers will share their work and discuss surveillance and the politics of “seeing.” In Twitter, use #newplay, follow @culturehubnyc and @HowlRoundTV.
  • Out of Hand Theater’s Moments of Mass Intimacy in Public Spaces Ariel Fristoe, Adam Fristoe
    We make interactive, innovative, intimate events because we are committed to making work that could not be experienced on a screen of any kind; that literally requires the live presence of the artists and audience. We can’t compete with TV, movies, and the Internet on their terms, but we have something they’ll never have: live human connection, creating moments of mass intimacy.
  • Livestreaming Eugen Jebeleanu's Hotel—a non-verbal theater performance from Cluj-Napoca, Romania—Temps d’Images Festival hosted by Colectiv A—Sun, Nov 16 HowlRound TV
    Colectiv A in Cluj-Napoca, Romania presents "Hotel", a non-verbal theater performance representative of the Romanian New Performance Wave. Loosely based on Franz Xaver Kroetz’s script "Concert On Demand" and directed by Eugen Jebeleanu, this piece will livestream from The Independent Platform of Performing Arts/ Temps d’Images Festival on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on the HowlRound TV2 channel on Sunday, November 16 at 10:30am PST (San Francisco) / 1:30pm EST (New York) / 18:30 GMT (London) / 20:30 EET (Bucharest). In Twitter, use #newplay.
  • Livestreaming Brandeis Theater Company’s The Conference of the Birds—Sun, Nov 23 HowlRound TV
    Brandeis Theater Company presents "The Conference of the Birds" by Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carrière, based on the poem by Farid ud-Din Attar. This performance will livestream from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Sunday, November 23 at 11am PST (Los Angeles) / 2pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT (London) / 21:00 EET (Syria). Internationally acclaimed director, Hafiz Karmali, is renowned for his cross-cultural performances showcasing performing arts of the Islamic world. In Twitter, use #newplay and follow @HowlRoundTV.