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Tiffany Antone

Tiffany Antone is a playwright and professor, who also finds time to produce and direct new and innovative works. Her plays have been read/produced in NY, CA, LA, DC, MN, and AZ, and she is the creative mind behind Little Black Dress INK - a female playwright producing organization.  She also runs Protest Plays Project and has produced a number of community-centered theater events in support of a more service-driven theater model.  If you’d like to read more about Tiffany, you can do so at www.TiffanyAntone.com

 

Getting Out The Vote
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Getting Out The Vote

Theatres and Civic Responsibility

8 August 2018

Tiffany Antone writes about Get Out the Vote initiatives at US theatre companies of various sizes.

Amplifying Civic Engagement Through #TheatreActionGunControl
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Amplifying Civic Engagement Through #TheatreActionGunControl

11 March 2018

Playwright Tiffany Antone discusses Protest Play Projects, a new initiative that is organizing theatrical action around gun control in the United States. 

The Protest Plays Project
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The Protest Plays Project

Putting Plays to Work in the Resistance

19 April 2017

Tiffany Antone announces her new initiative: the Protest Plays Project.

Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist’s New Job
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Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist’s New Job

8 February 2017

Tiffany Antone makes a case for why we have to reconsider how/why we engage audiences, and why it is now every artist’s job to be out on the frontlines, cultivating radical empathy and civil discourse.

We’re Not Playing
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We’re Not Playing

A Theatrical Protest Initiative

16 January 2017

Playwright Tiffany Antone discusses Little Black Dress INK’s “We’re Not Playing” initiative, advocating the need for theatrical protest for social change.

How PC Is Too PC? A look at trigger warnings and audience overprotection in Little Black Dress INK’s 2014 ONSTAGE Festival
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How PC Is Too PC? A look at trigger warnings and audience overprotection in Little Black Dress INK’s 2014 ONSTAGE Festival

24 June 2015

Tiffany Antone reconsiders the decision to include a trigger warning on playwright Jennie Webb’s “little rape comedy.”

Increasing Playwright Engagement Through Peer Review—Part Three
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Increasing Playwright Engagement Through Peer Review—Part Three

23 May 2014

Throughout the ONSTAGE journey, we’ve been doing our best to promote each playwright and connect them with the people coming in contact with their work at every stage, be it other playwrights, partner producers, the directors, the actors, or the audience—each and every person coming in contact with these plays has been given tools to help them find out more about the playwrights and learn how to connect with these writers through our project.

Increasing Playwright Engagement Through Peer Review—Part Two
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Increasing Playwright Engagement Through Peer Review—Part Two

15 May 2014

How many playwrights have been told to self-produce? It seems like the go-to response anytime someone expresses frustration with the current system of “Development.” It sounds enticing, and the idea definitely feeds the angsty rebellion residing within… But let’s be honest: very few playwrights have access to the resources necessary to mount a full production of their work.

Increasing Playwright Engagement through Peer Review
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Increasing Playwright Engagement through Peer Review

8 May 2014

I think, rather, that playwrights readily turn over the fate of their work to these committees and power-players, simply because that is the way it’s been done for so long that anything else feels strange. A playwright wants to get produced, after all— and other writers traditionally aren’t the ones assigning production budgets. But this can change.

The Here & Now Project
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The Here & Now Project

Following the Rules

25 August 2012

Following the Rules by Tiffany Antone of Prescott, Arizona is the tenth short play installment from The Here and Now Project.

The Here & Now Project
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The Here & Now Project

The Space Between Two Houses

20 July 2012

The Space Between Two Houses by Tiffany Antone of Prescott, Arizona is the seventh short play installment from The Here and Now Project.

The Here & Now Project
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The Here & Now Project

Hat Trick

29 June 2012

Hat Trick by Tiffany Antone of Prescott, Arizona is the fourth short play installment from The Here and Now Project.

Playwriting Peer Review Series
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Playwriting Peer Review Series

This three-part series explores the “Why” behind one playwright project’s choice to utilize peer review for play selection, the “How” to implement it, and “What” the end result has been.