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Master Class with Murielle Borst-Tarrant
With the National Institute for Directing and Ensemble Creation
Pangea World Theater and Art2Action presented a conversation about directing with Murielle Borst-Tarrant livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 20 February 2021 at 2:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 4:30 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 5:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).
Pangea World Theater and Art2Action present the next installment of the National Institute for Directing and Ensemble Creation. Join us for a conversation about directing with author, playwright, director, producer, cultural artist, educator, and human rights activist Murielle Borst-Tarrant, facilitated by Pangea World Theater's co-artistic director, Meena Natarajan.
Murielle Borst- Tarrant (Kuna/ Rappahannock Nations) is an author, playwright, director, producer, cultural artist, educator, and human rights activist. She works on the deconstructing of methods of the arts in Native communities in urban areas across the country and in the New York City education system. She consults many urban and non- urban universities on the development on Native theater programming. Nominated for the Rockefeller grant in 2001, won a Native Heart Award and was the only Native American Woman to have her work to be selected by the Olympic Games in Sydney Australia at the Sydney Opera House for her one woman show “ More than Feathers and Beads”. She served internationally as the Special Assistant to the North American Regional Representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues which one of her mandates was arts and culture. Directed Muriel Miquel “Red Mother” nationally and Internationally. Keynote Speaker for the Indigenous Women’s Symposium at Trent University. Global Indigenous Woman’s Caucus Chair ( North America ) in 2013 to May of 2014. Selected to speak on Repetition, Tradition and Change: Native oral history and contemporary art practice in hostel post- colonial times at the International Conference at the Muthesius Academy of Art in Kiel Germany and the Norwegian Theater Academy. She is the Artistic Director of Safe Harbors NYC. Native Consultant for Regional Tony award winner LaMaMa Experimental Theatre for their Indigenous Initiative. She produced, written and directed “Don’t Feed the Indians- A Divine Comedy Pageant!” at LaMaMa Theatre. Recent Mellon Playwright Fellow.
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