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Livestreamed on this page Friday 29 July 2016 at 1:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 12:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles).

Boston, MA, United States
Friday 29 July 2016

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Imagining the Audience: a talk by playwright Kira Obolensky at Ten Thousand Things

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Friday 29 July 2016



Kira Obolensky is the Playwright-in-Residence at Ten Thousand Things through the National Playwright Residency Program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Find out more about her residency experience here, and learn about the impact of the program at large here

As part of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program convening hosted in Boston at HowlRound, Ten Thousand Things playwright-in-residence Kira Obolensky talked about how her work with this award-winning theatre in Minneapolis has changed for her how she thinks about the audience.

Livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 29 July at 1:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 12:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles).


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Kira Obolensky is a playwright, writer, and co-founder of a cross-disciplianry organization called The Gymnasium that aims to put artists in conversation and innovation with creative people not in the arts.  

This talk will discuss how writing for an audience that includes non traditional and traditional audience members—an audience of everyone—changes the relationship the playwright has to writing a play and to the people receiving that play. 

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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