Audience Engagement

A series exploring the diverse relationships between theatre and community through the personal narratives and innovative methods of practice from a select group of artists and practitioners.

Photo from Cry You One.
My Community Roots
Essay

My Community Roots

24 October 2013

Following the historical models set by Southern artists against violence and aggression, Cartlon Turner talks about why and how this work continues in his community.

Towards a Participatory Public
Essay

Towards a Participatory Public

The Meeting of Theater and Community

23 October 2013
Working on the Obama campaign.
Connectivity in Action
Essay

Connectivity in Action

23 October 2013

Jocelyn Prince, Connectivity Director at Woolly Mammoth, continues our series on Audience Engagement with a blog focusing on the intersection of connectivity and community organizing.

Portrait of Erica Nagel.
The Revolution will be Intersectional (and the Dramaturgs and Educators Will Lead It)
Essay

The Revolution will be Intersectional (and the Dramaturgs and Educators Will Lead It)

22 October 2013

I love that engagement has become such a major part of the conversation in our field. But I do worry that if we are not vigilant, “engagement” has the potential to become a code-word for “extra.”

Photo from How Much Is Enough.
With Whom Will We Play?
Essay

With Whom Will We Play?

Theater and Social Justice in New York City

21 October 2013

RJ Maccani discusses learning through Foundery Theatre’s projects the distinct ways artists and social justice organizers can come together to make change.

Massive Draft is Dead… Long Live Massive Draft
Essay

Massive Draft is Dead… Long Live Massive Draft

20 October 2013

In this installment, Aaron Carter offers a brief overview of The Lab at Steppenwolf.

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Series are collections of content curated around a specific theme. HowlRound works with curators to develop topical pieces meant to spotlight current events and happenings within the commons.