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Who We Harm When Parenting Isn’t Considered
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Who We Harm When Parenting Isn’t Considered

13 November 2018

Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts (PAAL) founder Rachel Spencer Hewitt discusses three crucial ways theatres can improve their support for parent artists. 

Re-Defining Motherhood and Advocating for Parent Artists
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Re-Defining Motherhood and Advocating for Parent Artists

10 December 2017

Rachel Spencer Hewitt, PAAL founder, kicks off the parent advocacy in the arts series with an overview of the history of PAAL and a rationale for family-friendly practices in the theatre.

Invisible Leaders and Creating Support for the Parent Artist
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Invisible Leaders and Creating Support for the Parent Artist

A Conversation on Research, Visibility, and Inclusion

13 December 2017

Continuing the series on parent-artists, Ineke Ceder and Catherine Mueller Melwani discuss how research can play a role in creating a bridge between the parent-artist experiencing isolation and the solutions recommended for equity and parity.

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Making Radical Parent Inclusion Replicable and Sustainable
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Making Radical Parent Inclusion Replicable and Sustainable

5 December 2019

Rachel Spencer Hewitt, founder of the Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL), talks about putting PAAL’s handbook of best practices for parent support into action in collaboration with New York City’s the Playwrights Realm.

Creating a Family-Friendly Work Environment
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Creating a Family-Friendly Work Environment

11 December 2017

Devon Berkshire lays out some tangible steps for decision-makers on creating a more family-friendly work environment. 

Radical Inclusion of Parent Artists
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Radical Inclusion of Parent Artists

5 December 2018

Lydia Milman Schmidt, founder of the advocacy group Parents in Chicago Theatre, looks at the progressive policies Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has in place when it comes to working with parent artists on production.

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Parents of Color and The Need For Anti-Racist Theatre Practices
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Parents of Color and The Need For Anti-Racist Theatre Practices

3 December 2019

Nicole Brewer talks about the term “child friendly,” reconstructing the issue of parent support as an issue of race and racism, supporting parent-artists with an anti-racist lens, and more.

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Redefining “Radical” In Terms of How We Support Parents
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Redefining “Radical” In Terms of How We Support Parents

4 December 2019

Mickey Rowe, co-founder and co–executive director of National Disability Theatre, talks about the difficulties of being a single parent with disabilities and working in theatre.

Don’t Tell Anyone—A Call to Action for a Healthy Work-Life Balance in the Arts
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Don’t Tell Anyone—A Call to Action for a Healthy Work-Life Balance in the Arts

15 December 2017

Adriana Gaviria speaks on how entertainment industry unions and institutions in the US can step up to better advocate for parent artists. 

Parenting and Playwriting
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Parenting and Playwriting

18 September 2011

For Catherine Trieschmann, parenthood interrupted her playwriting process by taking up time that used to be spent daydreaming.

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Parenting &amp; Playwriting
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Parenting & Playwriting

School to Back

2 September 2013

On this edition of Parenting & Playwriting with Catherine Trieschmann: the first days of school.

Parenting & Playwriting
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Parenting & Playwriting

Packing for the Guilt Trip

17 June 2012

This post is the fifth column of a regular series on Parenting & Playwriting. In this edition, Catherine Trieschmann writes about the idea of working parent's guilt.

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Parenting &amp; Playwriting
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Parenting & Playwriting

A Room with a View

18 August 2012

On this week's edition of Parenting & Playwriting with Catherine Trieschmann: what's a mom to do when they can't bring her kids with her on a retreat?

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Parenting &amp; Playwriting
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Parenting & Playwriting

School Jitters

22 September 2012

On this edition of Parenting & Playwriting: learning how to let go on the first day of school.

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Parenting &amp; Playwriting
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Parenting & Playwriting

The Pageant, part II

5 January 2013

On this week's edition of Parenting & Playwriting with Catherine Trieschmann: an update on Catherine's Christmas pageant saga.