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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.

 

Anti-Racist Theatre
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Anti-Racist Theatre

A selection of content that calls out systemic racism in theatre and points toward anti-racist practices.

#ArtistsResource Talks
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#ArtistsResource Talks

HowlRound plus a group of artists, arts administrators, and others from around the US gather gather weekly to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting freelance artists from all disciplines and where artists can look for support in this complicated moment.  

In the Age of COVID-19
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In the Age of COVID-19

An ongoing collection of essays and events that respond to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.

What's a Commons?: The Philosophy and Practice of Commoning
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What's a Commons?: The Philosophy and Practice of Commoning

HowlRound Theatre Commons was founded in a belief of the commons, "'a new way to express a very old idea—that some forms of wealth belong to all of us, and that these community resources must be actively protected and managed for the good of all.' Put simply, the commons is a community- stewarded

HowlRound Value: Global Citizenship
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HowlRound Value: Global Citizenship

To end 2019, we are highlighting HowlRound pieces written this year that reflect what makes HowlRound...well, HowlRound.

HowlRound Value: Equity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility
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HowlRound Value: Equity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility

To end 2019, we are highlighting HowlRound pieces written this year that reflect what makes HowlRound...well, HowlRound.

HowlRound Value: Diverse Aesthetics
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HowlRound Value: Diverse Aesthetics

To end 2019, we are highlighting HowlRound pieces written this year that reflect what makes HowlRound...well, HowlRound.

HowlRound Value: Community and Collaboration
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HowlRound Value: Community and Collaboration

To end 2019, we are highlighting HowlRound pieces written this year that reflect what makes HowlRound...well, HowlRound.

HowlRound Value: Generosity and Abundance
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HowlRound Value: Generosity and Abundance

To end 2019, we are highlighting HowlRound pieces written this year that reflect what makes HowlRound...well, HowlRound.

2019 HowlRound TV Conferences and Symposia
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2019 HowlRound TV Conferences and Symposia

A collection of field-wide conferences and symposium that livestreamed on HowlRound TV in 2019. 

Playwrights In Dialogue 
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Playwrights In Dialogue 

Conversations from the National Playwright Residency Program

This series pairs current and past participants in the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP) for in-depth conversations about the impact of their residencies on their work, the theatre, and their community. In collaboration with

Honoring John O'Neal
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Honoring John O'Neal

John O'Neal was a co-founder of the Free Southern Theater, Field Secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and Founder of Junebug Productions. This list contains content that pays tribute to his incredible work for our field, and for freedom and justice in America.

Art in the Service of Understanding
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Art in the Service of Understanding

Here is a list of articles that explore the intersection of art and military service. 

María Irene Fornés
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María Irene Fornés

These essays and videos honor the impact and legacy of playwright and teacher María Irene Fornés, and highlight the scholarship around her work.

ADA 25th Anniversary
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ADA 25th Anniversary

To celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on 26 July 2015, we're publishing a series of pieces focusing on issues of accessibility and visibility in theatre.

Holler Advice Column
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Holler Advice Column

A monthly advice column to help advice the many conundrums theatre artists can find themselves in.

Howlympics: 2012 Olympics
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Howlympics: 2012 Olympics

A series inspired by the 2012 London Olympics.

Weekly Howl
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Weekly Howl

Weekly twitter conversations between HowlRound and followers around a pre-selected topic.

New York Times Critic Watch Project
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New York Times Critic Watch Project

A reader-fueled experiment attempting to chart the NYT's effect on American theatre.