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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Technology is transforming the practice of theater. How can we invite technological change and not lose our way?—Thurs, July 11

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The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.*

Join us Thursday, July 11 for the Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT – 12pm PDT (Los Angeles) / 1pm CDT – 2pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT – 3pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT – 19:00 GMT / 7pm BST - 8pm BST (London) / 8pm CEST - 9pm CEST (Berlin). Click here for an automatic conversion into your local time.
 
This week's topic is: "Technology is transforming the practice of theater. How can we invite technological change and not lose our way?". This conversation will be moderated by Gwydion Suilebhan @GwydionS.
 
For background material in preparation for the Howl, view and read:

 

 
On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!
 
*The hashtag #newplay in Twitter is a commons tag (i.e. non-proprietary, community-invested tag) for aggregating global knowledge, information, and conversation related to new works, new performance, and new strategies in the theater.

 

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Revolutionary. I love this. The people who will control their brand and grow it larger will be ahead of the game. "Never try to sell a meteor to a dinosaur, because it wastes your time and annoys the dinosaur" ~ Hugh McCleod comes to mind. So the conversation that has to happen is the conversation between old guard and the new guard and a digitalization of what they did really well needs to be in the hand of the people who can do it really well. A dialogue and cooperation between these two needs to happen in order to progress any organization. The middle of the road 35 year olds grew up and saw all the progression of this tech. Their prospective is extremely important to the connection of this.

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