Narrative Sharing and Narrative Shifting with Digital Technology
Modes of Media in Digital Performance
The 2019 TCG National Conference
Livestreaming the 2019 Annual LMDA Conference
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Risk in the Body and World at Warsaw’s Generation After 3 Showcase
Amanda L. Andrei reflects on Warsaw’s Generation After 3 festival, which had the theme of “risky projects,” and discusses four pieces she saw on risk as it relates to the body and the world.
Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show
Roxanna Myhrum looks at the history of the iconic puppet show Punch and Judy and Sarah Nolen’s feminist adaptation of it, Judy Save the Day.
#MeToo and the Method
Holly L. Derr looks at the history of the Method, where it deviates from Stanislavsky’s System, and the connection between the Method and the behavior called out by #MeToo.
Language and Identity in the Welsh-Turkish Play Y Brain/Kargalar
Emily Garside discusses Y Brain/Kargalar, in which the playwright, Turkish refugee Meltem Arikan, who settled in Wales, explores her conflicting identities.
Directing and Embracing Open Texts
Kate Bergstrom investigates the open text, looking at how theatremakers approach the form, the balance between respect for the script and unique interpretation, and more.
Members of the Detroit-based artist collective Complex Movements discuss the connection between technology, performance, and social justice community organizing.
Artists and Otherwise
What Working With Veterans Has Taught Me About What Artists Have to Offer
Jonathan Wei, founder of The Telling Project, writes about what he has discovered artists can do for communities through his work with veterans and military families.
Digital + Live Performance
Exploring the Present and the Future
In the lead-up to HowlRound’s Digital + Performance Convening, Michael Wheeler and Sydney Skybetter chatted, via Slack, about some of the big questions artists are faced with as they contemplate the connection between theatre and technology.
David Z. Saltz—director, installation artist, and teacher of digital performance—talks about the early days of digital media in theatre and the six main roles it plays in live performance.
The Search for Truth in Putin’s Russia
How Teatr.doc’s “Civil Theatre” Is Exposing Injustice
verity healey looks at Teatr.doc’s latest show, Torture, and the vital need for “truth-telling” theatre.