Intrinsic Impact

A series examining the impact that theatre has on the building and sustaining of local communities.

Friday Phone Call # 13
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 13

Fran Kumin

9 March 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Fran Kumin of the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Michael Rohd teaching in front of several people sitting in chairs.
Interview with Michael Rohd
Essay

Interview with Michael Rohd

8 March 2012

Rebecca Novick interviews Michael Rohd, founding artistic director of Sojourn Theatre, about audience engagement, measure of success, and how location informs art.

Several kidney beans lying around. Beneath them, the words "counting new beans: intrinsic impact and the value of art"
The Importance of Beginning
Essay

The Importance of Beginning

the Changing Relationship of Artists, Organizations, and Communities

8 March 2012

This excerpt from Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art includes quotes from various theatre-leaders finding new ways and forms of audience connectivity.

A brick building with a sign that reads "mixed blood."
Interview with Jack Rueler
Essay

Interview with Jack Rueler

6 March 2012

This interview is adapted from the version that appears in Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art. Jack Reuler of Mixed Blood Theatre talks about the new metrics of measuring the impact of theatre.

The letter H stylized as Howlround's original logo.
The Weekly Howl
Essay

The Weekly Howl

Tuesday, March 6 - "Intrinsic Impact"

6 March 2012

Join the HowlRound team for our Weekly Howl on Twitter! This week we are discussing "Intrinsic Impact" with special guest Clayton Lord who just authored the post "Count What Matters Most."

A portrait of director diane paulus
Interview with Diane Paulus
Essay

Interview with Diane Paulus

5 March 2012

In this excerpt from Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art, Rebecca Novick talks with Diane Paulus about programming, audience engagement, and the role of dialogue in a theatre's relationship with its patrons.

Count What Matters Most
Essay

Count What Matters Most

5 March 2012

Clayton Lord discusses changing theater's model for measuring impact from an econonic to  intrinsic. 

A portrait of Dudley Cocke
Interview with Dudley Cocke
Essay

Interview with Dudley Cocke

4 March 2012

In this excerpt from Counting New Beans: Instrinsic Impact and the Value of Art, Dudley Cocke talks to Clayton Lord about Roadside Theater and its mission of encouraging conversation through theater in Appalacian communities.

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