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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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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 18
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 18

"Austin's Maker Culture"—a convo on hashtag #newplay

15 April 2013

Travis Bedard @travisbedard—curator of this week's HowlRound Journalism Series on Austin, Texas—will be moderating this Thurday's conversation about "Austin and its Maker Culture"

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Meet the Commons Producers
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Meet the Commons Producers

8 April 2013

Meet the Common Producers! They will help track the fourteen playwrights in residencies at HowlRound across the country.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 11
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 11

What's On Your Mind? Volunteer to moderate this week's #newplay chat

8 April 2013

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

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay—Topic
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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay—Topic

Theater Criticism and Journalism

1 April 2013

This week's Howl is going to tackle the topic of theatre criticism and journalism

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Call for Video Snapshots
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Call for Video Snapshots

What does HowlRound mean to you?

27 March 2013

What does HowlRound mean to you? Join us as we gather video snapshots of our community – we need your voice!

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 28
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 28

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

25 March 2013

Join this week's Howl on Dario Fo's World Theatre Day message

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Live on #NEWPLAY TV
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Live on #NEWPLAY TV

Latinx Theater Commons Steering Committee Convening

21 March 2013

Livestreaming of the Latinx Theater Commons Steering Committee on updating the American narrative of Latina/os in the theatre

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 21
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 21

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

18 March 2013

This week we want to hear what's on your mind! Write to us about what you think the upcoming Weekly Howl should focus on.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 14
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 14

How do you see black theater in the 21st Century?

10 March 2013

This week's Howl centers around the state of black theater in the United States

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 7
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 7

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

4 March 2013

Tell us what you want to talk about for the upcoming Weekly Howl!

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 28
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 28

How are you going to adapt & thrive in the context of not-for-profit arts funding scarcity?

25 February 2013

Let's discuss how the arts can thrive in a world of cuts to arts funding and general economic austerity.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 21
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 21

US versus UK New Play Development

18 February 2013

Let's discuss the differences in new play development between the UK and the US on this week's Howl.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 14
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 14

Join Us for an "Idea Hackathon" on Sharing Resources & Infrastructure!

12 February 2013

This weeks Howl is going to be our attempt at an "idea hackathon" to brainstorm how the theatre community at large can share resources and infrastructure

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 7
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 7

Creating new models and infrastructure for TYA producing, presenting, touring

4 February 2013

This week's Howl and will focus on creating new models and infrastructure for Theater for Young Audiences' producing, presenting, and touring.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 31
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 31

How are you going to smartly negotiate the changing landscape of the TYA field?

28 January 2013

Join us thursday to discuss the changing landscape of Theatre for Young Audiences

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 24
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 24

Guns and Your Aesthetics and Ethics as a Theatremaker and Culture Producer

22 January 2013

This week's Howl questions the relationship between guns and violence in theatre, and violence in the real-world 

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 17
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 17

New Orleans Theater

14 January 2013

Let's discuss theatre in the Big Easy! Join the Weekly Howl using #newplay

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 10
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 10

What is success? What is failure?

7 January 2013

Let's discuss how you define success and failure in the theatre world for this weeks Howl.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 3
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 3

What can theatermakers contribute to the world outside of theater?

2 January 2013

Let's start the new year with a big topic: how can theatremakers use their skills to impact the world outside of theatre? Let us know on this weeks Howl.

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2012 HowlRound Roundup
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2012 HowlRound Roundup

31 December 2012

A collection of quotes from the top articles of 2012, and a look forward. 

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Weekly Howl Thursday Dec. 20
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Weekly Howl Thursday Dec. 20

Applied Theater and Theater for Social Change & Advancement

18 December 2012

Join the last howl of 2012! This week we will be discussing Applied Theater and Theater for Social Change & Advancement

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Weekly Howl Thursday, Dec. 13
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Weekly Howl Thursday, Dec. 13

The Wal-Marting of American Theatre

10 December 2012

This week's Howl adresses the "Wal-Marting" of American theatre

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Thursday, December 6th Weekly Howl
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Thursday, December 6th Weekly Howl

Theater For Young Audiences

5 December 2012

This week's Howl goes all the way with TYA

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Late night Twitter chat on hashtag #newplay
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Late night Twitter chat on hashtag #newplay

Undergraduate Theater—Thursday, Nov. 29 11pm EST

26 November 2012

Join this weeks Howl is all about undergraduate theatre, as part of Emerson College week at HowlRound

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Saying Grace
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Saying Grace

Thanksgiving Reader Reflections

22 November 2012

The HowlRound community tells us what they're thankful for this year.