List

on intersections

Past HowlRound pieces that speak to me and my intersecting identities. This marks the beginning of my journey as a Fellow and transplant to the Boston area.

Queering The Room
Essay

Queering The Room

Some Beginning Notions For A Queer Directing Practice

24 October 2014

Director Will Davis shares his experience navigating theatre spaces as a queer person.

Believably Trans
Essay

Believably Trans

Who Counts as Trans Onstage?

13 May 2015

In this installation, MJ questions what makes a trans character credible onstage, and how does gender fit into color-conscious casting?

Teatro Con Tenacidad
Essay

Teatro Con Tenacidad

the Shape of Latina/o Theatre in Austin

19 June 2015

In the second installment of our series on Latina/o theatre in Texas, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce and Emily Aguilar Thomas highlight the breadth of work happening in Austin. 

How We Grow
Essay

How We Grow

An Interview with Azure D. Osborne-Lee

15 August 2015

MJ Kaufman interviews playwright, director, and performer Azure D. Osborne-Lee about his plays and what he sees in the field as a trans artist.

Non-stop Between Subway Stops
Essay

Non-stop Between Subway Stops

Underground Reflections on Hamilton

4 March 2016

Actor and writer Oscar A. L. Cabrera kicks off the Café Onda series about Hamilton’s Latinidad, discussing the personal impact Lin-Manuel Miranda’s work has had on him.

a group of people
How to Care for Your Queer Playwright
Essay

How to Care for Your Queer Playwright

Development, Community, and Fresh Air

6 September 2018

Playwright Abraham Johnson reflects on the 2018 Lambda Emerging LGBTQ Voices Retreat, and the importance of supporting emerging Queer playwrights.

Doing it Alone And In the Dark
Essay

Doing it Alone And In the Dark

14 February 2015

Scottee shares the inner workings of a solo performer’s mind, and offers advice for those who may be venturing into the art form.

Several actors stand and pose wearing colorful tutus, wigs, and makeup as an audience watches.
A Culture of Trust
Essay

A Culture of Trust

22 September 2011

Taylor Mac discusses actor professionalism, and trusting rather than auditioning them. 

Transgender Series
Series

Transgender Series

A series from trans theatre artists that highlight diverse stories of a trans community of practicing artists working to create visibility in the theatre and the world.