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1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau—Monday 14 April 2014

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The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) & Perseverance Theatre presented the 1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 14 April at 7:30 p.m. AKDT/ 8:30 p.m. PDT/ 10:30 p.m. CDT/ 11:30pm EDT. In Twitter, share conversation with #1MPF and #howlround.

Featuring Brand New One-Minute Plays by over 20 Alaska Playwrights:

Allen Bailey, Jill Bess, Mike Daniels, Marleah LaBelle, Josh Lowman, Jerry McDonnell, Dawson Moore, Tom Moran, Andrea Onstad, Teresa K. Pond, Richard Perry, Peter Porco, Ann Redding, Schatzie Schaefers, Holly Stanton, Vera Starbard, Allison Warden, Kevin T. Bennett, Mark Robokoff, & others!

Directed by:
Codie Costello, Colby Bleicher, Kevin Bennett, Krista Schwarting, and others!

Curated by:
Dominic D’Andrea

About The One-Minute Play Festival
The One-­Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) America’s largest and longest running short form theatre company in the country, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea . #1MPF is barometer project, which investigates the zeitgeist of different communities through dialogue and consensus building sessions and a performance of many moments. #1MPF works in partnership with theatres sharing playwright or community-specific missions across the country. #1MPF creates locally sourced playwright-focused community events, with the goal of promoting the spirit of radical inclusion by representing local cultures of playwrights of different age, gender, race, cultures, and points of career. The work attempts to reflect the theatrical landscape of local artistic communities by creating a dialogue between the collective conscious and the individual voice.

In each city, #1MPF works with partnering organizations to identify programs or initiatives in each community to support with the proceeds from the work. The goal is to find ways give directly back to the artists in each community. Supported programs have ranged from educational programming, youth poetry projects, teaching artists working in prisons, playwright residencies and memberships, and community arts workshops.  

Annual partnerships have been created with theatres in close to 20 cities including: New York,  Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Trenton, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, Dallas, Austin, Indianapolis, Anchorage, and more, with partnering institutions like Primary Stages, Victory Gardens Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Playwrights Foundation, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Express, InterAct Theatre, Mixed Blood, Passage Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Kitchen Dog, Salvage Vanguard, ScriptWorks, ACT, Perseverance Theatre, and others.   

Notable #1MPF contributors have included: David Henry Hwang, Neil LaBute, Tina Howe, Donald Margulies, Nilaja Sun, Lydia Diamond, Phillip Kan Gotanda, Kristoffer Diaz, Rajiv Joseph, Sam Hunter, Karen Hartman, José Rivera, Craig Lucas, Mike Daisey, Greg Kotis, Michael John Garcés, & close to 600 famous, emerging, and midcareer playwrights.

About Perseverance Theatre
Perseverance Theatre’s mission is to create professional theatre by and for Alaskans. We value community engagement, professional rigor, and regional voice.


Perseverance Theatre was founded in Juneau in 1979. In January of 2012 we launched a subscription season in Anchorage as a resident company at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Perseverance serves over 15,000 artists and audiences annually with classical, contemporary, and world premiere productions on our Anchorage, Main, and Second stages; education & training programs for youth and adults; and outreach collaborations with statewide artistic and social service groups.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre, arts, and cultural community. The channel is at howlround.tv and is a free and shared resource for live events and performances relevant to the world's live arts fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Follow and use hashtag #howlround in Twitter to participate in a community of peers revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field. Our community uses the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). You can become a producer and co-produce with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, contact @HowlRound on Twitter, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

 

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