New Jersey

A series featuring voices from in and around New Jersey's theatre community.

New Jersey.
Other Perspectives on Theater in New Jersey
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Other Perspectives on Theater in New Jersey

10 October 2013

I spoke with several individuals who possess a broader view of the arts in New Jersey to get a better perspective for myself and for the New Jersey City Series. Here are some thoughts from leaders of New Jersey theater that should illuminate some further context for theater-making here.

The Archipelago
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The Archipelago

9 October 2013

Dan Swern gives a historical overview of New Jersey's cultural identity and arts access. 

Garden State of Mind
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Garden State of Mind

9 October 2013

As a New Jersey actor, artistic identity cannot be completely detached from New York. This does not dismiss that there is a pride and ownership in being a New Jersey actor.

Logo for Camden Repertory Theatre.
Projects, Plays, and Bobby Flay in New Jersey
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Projects, Plays, and Bobby Flay in New Jersey

8 October 2013

Desi P. Shelton looks at how she ending back at home in Camden, NJ challenged her to start her own theatre company to illuminate the experiences around her.

Portrait of Ellen Lewis.
Finding (and Losing) a Theatrical Home in New Jersey
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Finding (and Losing) a Theatrical Home in New Jersey

7 October 2013

New homes can be found when opportunity makes you pick up and leave comfortability.  EM Lewis writes about opening up to new communities in order to embrace opportunity.

From Local to Global
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From Local to Global

A Paradigm Shift

6 October 2013

Mara Isaacs sheds light on the dynamics placed upon New Jersey's theatre scene and explains how she was able to move forward and create a new model of theatre-making.

Map view of New Jersey.
A Series on the State of New Jersey
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A Series on the State of New Jersey

6 October 2013

An introduction into the examination of what it means to be “local” or be in the “community” inspired by people’s experience to find home in one to two neighborhoods.

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