Performers and playwrights, producers and dramaturgs, these artists from diverse disciplines cross borders—national and historical, aesthetic and personal—to reaffirm and sustain a connected, compassionate world.
Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica
30 July 2018
Beatrice Basso discusses what it was like to bring multidisciplinary artists from north and south of the US-Mexico border together to create and learn from each other in the artist-driven exchange Práctica. / Beatrice Basso analiza cómo fue el intercambio artístico Práctica, en el que artistas del norte y del sur de la frontera México-Estados Unidos se reunieron para crear y aprender unos de otros.
Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange
23 May 2018
Caitlin Cassidy discusses ten principles and practices she's learned as an artist working at the intersection of arts and cross-cultural exchange, and as one of Georgetown University's Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics Fellows.
In this third installment, Jadele McPherson discusses how artists (both past and present) influence each other across the African diaspora, and advocates for more contemporary artists to acknowledge their ancestors.
For the last few years, professor Catherine Coray has been helping create collaboration opportunities for theatre artists in Arab countries and the Americas. Arab Voices: Stories of Palestine is the most recent iteration, and has taken place in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Beirut.
Why Artists Should Pay Attention to US Visas, Policy, and Cultural Exchange
16 May 2018
Matthew Covey, founding director of Tamizdat, discusses why American theatre artists should be more knowledgable about US visas and policies, and describes how Tamizdat is working to support international artists performing in the US.