Madilynn Garcia and Mahalia Dinglasan continue in their sharing of
The Cohen New Works Festival, explaining the use of specificity,
context, and exploration.
Jennifer Sokolove talks about funding work around climate change, and how organizations can reimagine granting to support work at the intersection of art activism.
Norwegian composer Marte Røyeng has created a musical exploring sustainability with children, hoping to help them think about big issues.
Jeremy Pickard of Superhero Clubhouse searches for hope and asks impossible questions as he creates nine Planet Plays, which examine the world in the context of climate change.
Australian scenic designer Tanja Beer explores designing with the intentions of enriching audiences as well as our environment and communities.
Sarah Cameron Sunde explores the issue of water rising on our planet, explores the drastic changes through art, and implores people to consider the water.
Alanna Mitchell talks about transforming her book Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis into a one-woman show, and the conversation she found in theatre.
This hour-long conversation will take place on Thursday, April 23 on hashtag #howlround at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).
Cornerstone ensemble member Juliette Carrillo talks with Karen Covarrubias about her experiences on the Bridge Tour and gaining the support of her family to do theatre.
Adam R. Burnett looks at resilience in theatre, how artists seem to forget where they’ve been, and the ethical responsibilities in the production of production.
Jody Christopherson shares the piece she has been devising about Clove Galilee—what it was like for her to grow up around Mabou Mines, and the legacy of women generating work.
The Latina/o Theatre Commons announces the lineup for the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work, hosted by The Theatre School at DePaul University July 23-25th in Chicago.
David Dudley talks to Colleen Sullivan of Shakespeare Academy at Stratford, where they are about to begin a second season of educating theatremakers in ensemble and Shakespeare.
Seth Lepore talks about gaining the skills to self-produce and theatre artists as entrepreneurs.
Talleri McRae shares a conversation hosted by StageOne Family Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky about making theatre specific to a particular community.
In the first post of this mini-blog series, two students at the University of Texas at Austin share the excitement surrounding The Cohen New Works Festival.
Commons producer Jonathan Norton chats with Anne Bothwell about Stagger Lee: Making a Musical, a digital storytelling project tracking the development of Will Power’s new musical.
Is it appropriate for a non-autistic to play the part of an autistic?
Andrew Saito explores what being a resident playwright has afforded his rewriting process as he works on Mount Misery, a world where Donald Rumsfeld and Frederick Douglass coexist.
Emerging playwright Maggie Sulc evaluates the advice she’s been given and the options for how to finance her playwriting path, and realizes hers may be one no one else has walked yet.