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HowlRound Theatre Commons

HowlRound Theatre Commons is a free and open platform for theatremakers worldwide that amplifies progressive, disruptive ideas about the art form and facilitates connection between diverse practitioners.

 

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Meet HowlRound’s New Advisory Council
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Meet HowlRound’s New Advisory Council

7 May 2020

Announcing our new advisory council, comprised of sixteen theatremakers and thought partners around the world.

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We're Hiring an Associate Producer!
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We're Hiring an Associate Producer!

23 April 2020

HowlRound is hiring a new associate producer! Applications are due by 1 June 2020.

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Introducing Shannon Knapp, Communications Manager!
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Introducing Shannon Knapp, Communications Manager!

31 March 2020

Join us in welcoming Shannon, our new Communications Manager!

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Ways of Gathering in the Age of COVID-19
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Ways of Gathering in the Age of COVID-19

A Guide to Livestreaming on HowlRound TV

12 March 2020

The HowlRound team shares a primer on livestreaming, in the hopes that people will consider using HowlRound TV as an alternative or enhancement to in-person gatherings.

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Are You HowlRound's Next Communications Manager?
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Are You HowlRound's Next Communications Manager?

2 January 2020

We’re hiring a full-time Communications Manager! Consider join the HowlRound team—details about applying within.

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Happy New Year from HowlRound
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Happy New Year from HowlRound

Reflections on 2019

31 December 2019

Jamie Gahlon, director of HowlRound, reflects on the past year of conversations, convenings, livestreams, and more—all in the name of creating a more equitable, just, and progressive theatre field—and looks forward to 2020.

HowlRound Twitter Chat
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HowlRound Twitter Chat

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Theatre's Response to Global Colonization and Occupation 

26 November 2019
Twitter
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Reimagining the Relationship Between Playwrights and Institutions
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Reimagining the Relationship Between Playwrights and Institutions

Announcing an Open Call for the Third Round of the National Playwright Residency Program

5 July 2019

Applications for the third round of the National Playwright Residency Program, an intervention into the traditional relationships between artists and institutions, are now live!

Digital + Performance Convening
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Digital + Performance Convening

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at the foldA Festival in Kingston, Ontario

12 June 2019
Kingston, Ontario At The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
It Doesn't Have to be #MeToo
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It Doesn't Have to be #MeToo

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Progress of Education and Prevention in The Theatre

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Introducing Armando Huipe, Our New Latinx Theatre Commons Producer!
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Introducing Armando Huipe, Our New Latinx Theatre Commons Producer!

16 April 2019

Join us in welcoming Armando, our new Latinx Theatre Commons Producer!

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Introducing Jax Gil, Communications Manager!
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Introducing Jax Gil, Communications Manager!

8 April 2019

Join us in welcoming Jax, our new Communications Manager!

Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session
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Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

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at Emerson College in Boston, MA

Friday 15 March 2019 - Sunday 17 March 2019
Emerson College, Jackie Liebergott Black Box in the Paramount Theatre, Boston
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Introducing Dillon Yruegas, HowlRound Fellow!
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Introducing Dillon Yruegas, HowlRound Fellow!

28 February 2019

Join us in welcoming Dillon, the new HowlRound Fellow!

Creating Work and Artistic Homes
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Creating Work and Artistic Homes

Friday 26 January 2018
We're Hiring a Communications Manager!
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We're Hiring a Communications Manager!

20 December 2018

Are you interested in working for HowlRound? We’re hiring a full-time Communications Manager—details about applying within.

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Are You The Next HowlRound Fellow?
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Are You The Next HowlRound Fellow?

7 November 2018

We're hiring for the next HowlRound Fellow! Could it be you? Applications close 31 December! 

The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog
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The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog

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with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski

Thursday 1 November 2018
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
I'm Tired of All This Drama!
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I'm Tired of All This Drama!

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A Gathering to Discuss Contemporary Comedy in the American Theatre

Wednesday 17 October - Thursday 18 October 2018
Emerson College, Boston, USA
Theatre Criticism Now
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Theatre Criticism Now

Twitter Chat Archive 13 August 2018

9 August 2018

Announcing a #howlround twitter chat on the state of theatre criticism now on Monday 13 August at 4pmET.

Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening
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Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening

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Emerson College

Friday 8 June to Sunday 10 June 2018
Boston, MA, United States
Report on the National Playwright Residency Program
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Report on the National Playwright Residency Program

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Emerson College

Tuesday 27 March 2018
Boston, MA, United States
Introducing May, HowlRound Content Editor!
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Introducing May, HowlRound Content Editor!

12 March 2018

HowlRound is thrilled to welcome May Antaki on board as our new Content Editor!

We're Hiring an Editor!
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We're Hiring an Editor!

21 January 2018

We're looking for an experienced editor with a theatre background to join our team!