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Cultivating Greater Compassion as an Arts Journalist

These are articles that have inspired me to be a more compassionate artist and journalist. The writing is honest, passionate, and thoughtful: all qualities that I hope to emulate in my own work as a journalist, producer, and performer.

Please Don’t Write This Press Invite
Essay

Please Don’t Write This Press Invite

18 March 2017

Indie theatre reviewer Natalie Sacks outlines how to avoid common mistakes she sees in press invites.

The Creative Producer (noun)
Essay

The Creative Producer (noun)

A Definition

18 January 2016

In the second installment, Ronee Penoi defines her role as a Creative Producer and shares lessons she’s learned in her process. 

The Ugly Truth about Arts Institutions Led by Women of Color
Essay

The Ugly Truth about Arts Institutions Led by Women of Color

9 May 2018

Founder and executive artistic director of Dallas’s Bishop Arts Theatre Center Teresa Coleman Wash looks at the realities of running a theatre company as a woman of color.

Convening attendees sit in a circle
Breaking Down the Walls
Essay

Breaking Down the Walls

29 February 2012

Amrita Ramanan describes her literary office of the future—a place with no walls, no seperations, and no more viewing dramaturgy as an isolated practice.

Creative Access
Essay

Creative Access

Accommodations for Professional Performers with Disabilities

11 August 2017

Talleri McRae summarizes a breakout session she co-led at the 2017 Theatre Communications Group Annual Conference.

When the Invisible Illness Becomes Visible
Essay

When the Invisible Illness Becomes Visible

30 August 2018

Dramaturg Sara Brookner interviews actor/director Megan Simcox about equitable casting, and why they founded ACTive Roles Theatre Company.

Sarah Ruhl in Conversation with P. Carl
Essay

Sarah Ruhl in Conversation with P. Carl

7 September 2014

P. Carl interviews playwright Sarah Ruhl on her collection of short essays titled "100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater."