The 2015 Network of Ensemble Theaters National Gathering in Fayette, Maine—Friday 28 August - Sunday 30 August 2015
The Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) presented the NET 2015 National Gathering livestreamed on the HowlRound TV channel at howlround.tv Friday 28 August - Sunday 30 August from Camp Winnebago in Fayette, Maine.
The event includes performances, workshops, open space sessions proposed onsite by participants, a celebration of outgoing Executive Director Mark Valdez, plans for the leadership transition, and opportunities for attendees to collectively envision the next phase of NET.
Please note all livestreaming events are subject to internet connectivity.
SATURDAY 29 AUGUST
Opening Remarks 6 a.m. PDT/8 a.m. CDT/ 9 a.m. EDT
Featuring: Laurie McCants, NET Board Co-President & Ensemble Member, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble; Gus Schulenburg, NET Board Co-President & Creative Partner, Flux Theatre Ensemble; Alisha Tonsic, NET Staff.
NET Happens Now: Stories & Sharebacks from NET/TEN
8:30 a.m. PDT/ 10:30 a.m. CDT/ 11:30 a.m. EDT
Featuring facilitator Park Cofield, NET Staff, and NET/TEN grant recipients.
Field Advocacy & Cultural Policy 11:30 a.m. PDT/1:30 p.m. CDT/ 2:30 p.m. EDT
Featuring facilitators Cristine Davis, General Manager, Performing Arts Alliance; Mark Valdez, NET Executive Director (outgoing).
SUNDAY 30 AUGUST
Performance Excerpts 8:15 a.m. PDT/ 10:15 a.m. CDT/ 11:15 a.m. EDT
- Industrious Angels by Laurie McCants of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble.
- Cross-Cultural Stories in Performance: YO MISS and 1001 Voices featuring Judith Sloan, EarSay and guests.
Artist Talkback 11 a.m. PDT/ 1 p.m. CDT/ 2 p.m. EDT
Featuring either Team Sunshine or Bandelion and Theater Grottesco.
NET Happens New: Co-Creating NET 2.0 12:15 p.m. PDT/ 2:15 p.m. CDT/ 3:15 p.m. EDT
- Here & There & Everywhere: Animating Collective Action in 3 Places, 10 Places & All the Places: featuring presenter Sherrine Azab, NET Staff.
- Here & Now & New (& You!): Crowdsourcing Community Change featuring facilitators Alisha Tonsic, NET Staff, and Lisa Mount, NET Board Member and Director, Artistic Logistics.
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