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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Tuesday 20 November 2018

The Gender Explosion Forum

Creating a Space for Gender Diverse Theatre

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Tuesday 20 November 2018

StageSource in Boston presented the Gender Explosion Forum—a moderated panel discussion on ways to foster gender diversity in the New England theatre community—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 6:30 p.m. EST (Boston) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. PST (Vancouver) / 23:30 UTC +0 (London)

Panelists represent theatre companies that are leaders in this work, including:

Mark Lunsford, Artistic Producer—American Repertory Theater
Sarah Shampnois, Managing Director—Company One
Lelaina Vogel, Co-Director—The Underlings Theatre Co.

The discussion will be moderated by actor/writer/activist MARGE.

As the world moves rapidly forward, the film and television industries are adapting accordingly while New England theatre remains an overwhelmingly cisgender experience, offering limited opportunities for the transgender and non-binary members of our community.

The StageSource Gender Explosion Initiative seeks to create space for gender diverse theatre.

Join us for a discussion about some simple changes we can make right now to tackle this topic and make our community more inclusive, both onstage and behind the scenes. Learn how together we can enact change and be leaders on this important topic within the New England theatre community.

About HowlRound TV

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, 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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