The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Meredith Monk livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 9 April 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) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).
Join us for a conversation with New York artist Meredith Monk. Considered one of the most unique and influential artists of our time, Monk has been a pioneer of interdisciplinary work for over 50 years. Her award-winning films have screened world-wide and on PBS, and her music has been used by filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard, Terrence Malick, David Byrne, The Coen brothers, among others. Monk has made more than a dozen recordings on the ECM label, including the 2008 Grammy-nominated Impermanence. Recent honors include the 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize and a 2015 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama.
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the first weekly line-up of its new global series SEGAL TALKS.
New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk 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.
A daily one-hour LIVE online talk from Monday to Friday about making art and making sense in the Time of Corona.
The newly introduced SEGAL TALKS are in English, ad-free and will be live-streaming on www.HowlRound.com as well as on the Segal Center YouTube Channel. Each session will raise money for a theatre artist or a company. In collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons, based at Emerson College.
The first weekly program, starting March 30th, will feature:
Taylor Mac & Kristin Martin (New York); Mok Chiu Yu (Hong Kong) + Hanchen Feng, Shuyi Liao (China); Thomas Ostermeier (Germany); Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari Teatro delle Albe (Italy); Toshiki Okada (Japan) and Meredith Monk (New York)
SEGAL TALKS was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020.
SEGAL TALKS has been made possible by the support of Susan and Jack Rudin(†), the Hearst Foundation, and Marvin Carlson, Sidney E. Cohn Chair, The Graduate Center CUNY.
See the other archived videos that belong to the Segal Talks livestream series