North Carolina "Triangle" City Series

A series featuring voices from in and around the theatre communities of Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh.

“Pigmeat” and Company
Essay

“Pigmeat” and Company

A Legacy of Black Performance in Durham, NC

20 July 2012

Kashif Jerome Powell on the legacy of Dewy “Pigmeat” Markham on the Black Performance work in the  Durham, North Carolina theater scene, its influcence on the work of local theatermaker Mike Wiely, and the continuation of  said conversation in the current Black performace scene in Durham. 

Friday Phone Call # 38
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 38

Leah Wilks of Leah Wilks Dance

20 July 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: Leah Wilks of Leah Wilks Dance.

Triangle Regional Playwrights
Essay

Triangle Regional Playwrights

A Brief History

19 July 2012

New plays are being produced at a higher rate previously seen in region theatre. Based on the factors that make up this particular triangle region, it becomes clear what is creating this incubator.

Interview with Joseph Haj
Essay

Interview with Joseph Haj

19 July 2012

For the North Carolina "Triangle" City Series, Lauren Keating interviews director Joseph Haj about theatre-making in a prison, divserity in theatre-leadership, and his path towards artistic direction.

A woman looks down at text that reads "I Love My Hair."
Expansive Love
Essay

Expansive Love

Durham, Me & the Other

18 July 2012

Chaunesti Webb discusses her experience building a home in one of the whitest cities in America.

A Disreputable Setting
Essay

A Disreputable Setting

18 July 2012

There are many places that have paint, props and spaces to do theatre. Jay O’Berski thinks about where theatre happens outside of the presumed theatre cities.

Sci+Art Creativity in the Triangle
Essay

Sci+Art Creativity in the Triangle

Seeing the Forest and the Trees

17 July 2012

Jules Odendahl-James discusses the relationship and boundaries between Science and the Arts.

Three people hold up pictures of tigers in front of their faces.
Where Do You Start? (Akiva Fox, Emily Hill & Dan VanHoozer)
Essay

Where Do You Start? (Akiva Fox, Emily Hill & Dan VanHoozer)

16 July 2012

The founders of Haymaker describe their journey to creating the theatre they want, and the power of generosity.

Two women clasp hands on a mattress with several people behind them. All are in underclothing.
Everything We Plant Grows
Essay

Everything We Plant Grows

16 July 2012

For the North Carolina: "Triangle" Cities Series, writer Monica Byrne chronicles her relocation to Durham, and the range of passionate theatre artists working there.

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