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Livestreaming on this page on Thursday 17 December 2020 at 5 p.m. PST (Seattle, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. MST (Denver, UTC -7) / 7 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 8 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

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Thursday 17 December 2020

(Re)Imagine Accessible Theater (ASL interpreted & live captioned)

A series by Seattle Rep that brings artists and community leaders together

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Thursday 17 December 2020

Seattle Rep presented (Re)Imagine Accessible Theater livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 17 December 2020 at 5 p.m. PST (Seattle, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. MST (Denver, UTC -7) / 7 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 8 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

(Re)Imagine Theater is a panel series that brings artists and community leaders together to envision a new theatrical world. Without constraints, what do we want theater to look like? We will highlight individuals and organizations who are working toward positive change, and discuss how artists and community can work together to craft our vision for the future of theater. But before any of that work can be done, we must know what we are working towards. We must be able to imagine the future to make it, and we hope that these conversations will challenge and inspire Seattle Rep and theaters across the nation.

Audience members will be welcome to add their ideas and vision to the conversation, in addition to a curated panel local to the Seattle area. Come imagine with us, think beyond and through barriers, and begin to manifest the future of theater.

Register to attend here.

The leading questions for these panel discussions are:
If you could wave a magic wand and build a new theater landscape, what would you create?
What does theater at the heart of public life look like?

(Re)Imagine Accessible Theater
The (dis)ABILITY community has paved the way in developing innovation and access to make life better for all communities. What does universal access look like in theater? Let’s hear and learn from a variety of intersectional identities, (dis)ABLED theater artists, and community leaders to envision what accessible theater can be.

Co-facilitators:
Monique Holt, Theater Director for Deaf Spotlight
Nabra Nelson, Seattle Rep

Panelists:
Elizabeth Ralston, Founder of the Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium
Cassidy Huff, Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Best-Selling Author, and Voice-Over Artist
Kameko Thomas, Writer
Emi Nakamura, Member of the Parachute Players

“Our radical imagination is a tool for decolonization, for reclaiming our right to shape our lived reality.” ― Adrienne Maree Brown, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

ASL interpreted and Live Captioned.

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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