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Matthew Glassman

Matthew Glassman is a co-artistic director and actor at Double Edge Theatre. He has created the roles of Sancho Panza and Bruno Schulz, among others, and is a lead actor in The Grand Parade (of the 20th century), which premiered at Arena Stage in 2013. Glassman serves on the board of the Network of Ensemble Theaters as well as the HowlRound National Steering Committee, co-leads the National Rural Arts & Culture Working Group, and has served as a grant panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Creating Cultures
Essay

Creating Cultures

Double Edge on University Campuses

29 October 2014

What we really needed—and received—was a place to develop an unfinished work in a professional touring locale with Chicago audiences, and to prototype a student chorus that would be trained to perform in the work. Simultaneously Columbia College had the Double Edge ensemble embedded in its department for nearly a month. Acting students had daily access to training. Directors, playwrights, and actors could observe rehearsal and process regularly.

Friday Phone Call # 52
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 52

Matthew Glassman & Amrita Ramanan of Double Edge Theatre

14 March 2014

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Matthew Glassman and Amrita Ramanan of Double Edge Theatre, located in Ashfield, Massachusetts.

Growing a Living Culture
Essay

Growing a Living Culture

17 October 2012