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Claudia Alick

Claudia Alick (she/her) is a performer, producer, designer, writer, and inclusion expert. She serves as co-president of the board of NET and on the HowlRound advisory council, and she co-produces Unsettling Dramaturgy (crip and Indigenous international digital colloquium). She is founding producer of the transmedia social justice company Calling Up Justice, whose projects include Producing in Pandemic, the Every 28 Hours Plays, We Charge Genocide TV, Justice Producers, co–artistic direction of the BUILD Convening, directing Electra with Access Classics, digital design of the Festival of Masks, partnering with Trek Table in addition to building and facilitating the Mosaic Network (an alternative to Facebook for BIPOC theatres and funders), as well as consulting and advising funders and companies around the country. Public speaking highlights include the conversation “Disability + Pleasure Activism,” an interview with AI for the People Black in 2042, and being on the panel for Claiming Space: A Symposium on Black Futures, part of the Smithsonian Afrofuturism Series. She produces performances of justice onstage, online, and in real life.

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Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice
Podcast

Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice

Building Our Own Tables Episode #5

27 January 2021

During this episode of Building Our Own Tables, podcast host Yura Sapi talks with Claudia Alick, founding executive producer of the transmedia social justice company Calling Up Justice.

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Producing with a Disabled Lens
Essay

Producing with a Disabled Lens

28 May 2019

Claudia Alick talks about growing up as an abled youth and her sudden onset illness as an adult, how areas of inaccessibility in the theatre suddenly became hypervisible to her, “crip time,” and more.

The New America?
Ferguson Moments
Essay

Ferguson Moments

Artists Respond

6 September 2014

An overview of the Ferguson Moment which was created from an impulse of theatremakes across the nation to spark and organize artistic responses to the oppression, violence, and resistance happening in Ferguson. 

WE Are the National Aesthetic
Essay

WE Are the National Aesthetic

7 November 2011

This is a transcipt of Claudia Atkin's "catalyst speaker” speech she delivered on August 14, 2011 for NET’s National Ensemble Summit 2011: Rowdy, Radical, and Relevant!, using musical accopmiment. 

Ferguson Moment
Series

Ferguson Moment

A series on artists' critical response to the shooting of Michael Brown.