The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Segal Talks with Dohyun Gracia Shin, Cory Tamler, Gabriel Torres, Sean Anthony Chia, and Luke Pearlberg (United States) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 23 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).
Dohyun Gracia Shin is a PhD student in Theatre and Performance at the City University of New York Graduate Center, as well as a graduate teaching fellow at the City College of New York and a pansori student.
Cory Tamler is a writer, translator, and interdisciplinary artist whose practice is rooted in theatre, performance as research, and community organizing. Her current focus is on water dramaturgies, physics and theatre, and on using performance tools to re-orient the affective relationship between people and capitalist structures.
Gabriel Torres is a multidisciplinary artist from Colombia and New York. Gabriel has directed readings and short plays with companies such as Theater Accident, Theater for The New City, The Tank NYC, Casa Ensemble Colombia, Hong Kong Arts Center, KrisP Productions Hong Kong, and many others.
Luke Pearlberg is a junior acting major at Pace University School of Performing Arts in the BA in Acting International Performance Ensemble program. Originally from Monmouth County New Jersey, Luke is a teaching artist at the Algonquin Arts Theater, as well as a recurring partner with the Algonquin Players.
Sean Anthony Chia (he/him) is in his final year at Columbia University's School of Arts in the Theatre Management and Producing Program. Sean is currently a Creative Executive for Prodigal (Jagged Little Pill), where he works on the creative development of television, theatre, and film productions that articulate the power of theatrical storytelling and music in modern entertainment.
About SEGAL TALKS:
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning of March the series featured close to 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World. After a break in August the series will now also focus on Theatre, Performance and The Political, highlighting the Segal Center's 2022 New York International Festival of the Arts Project and the Center's Public Park Project. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in NYC and the US creating new, original, daily content for the global field of theater and performance. The series was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020.
SEGAL TALKS are free, open access, without ads will be live-streamed in English from Monday to Friday on HowlRound Theatre Commons and on the Segal Center Facebook. This program is presented in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons, based at Emerson College. All SEGAL TALKS are archived on HowlRound, and on the Segal Center YouTube Channel.
The work of the Segal Center has been supported in the past by Susan and Jack Rudin(†), the Hearst Foundation and currently by, Marvin Carlson, Sidney E. Cohn Chair, The Graduate Center CUNY.
Executive Director: Frank Hentschker
Next Generation Fellow: Andie Lerner