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Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro
Essay

Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro

an Introduction/Introducción

by Annalisa Dias, Madeline Sayet
27 May 2018
Kill Climate Deniers
Essay

Kill Climate Deniers

What Happens When You Threaten Murder in the Title of Your Play?

by David Finnigan
20 September 2017
AsiaTOPA
Essay

AsiaTOPA

Redefining Performing Arts Festivals

by Cynthia P. Schneider
30 August 2017
Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro
Essay

Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro

an Introduction/Introducción

27 May 2018

Annalisa Dias and Madeline Sayet introduce the Decolonizing Theatre series by exploring the ways the American theatre has been and still is complicit in the legacy of colonialism.

Kill Climate Deniers
Essay

Kill Climate Deniers

What Happens When You Threaten Murder in the Title of Your Play?

20 September 2017

In the third installment of this series, Australian playwright David Finnigan discusses how he navigated the attacks of climate deniers on his provocatively titled play. 

AsiaTOPA
Essay

AsiaTOPA

Redefining Performing Arts Festivals

30 August 2017

Ambassador Cynthia P. Schneider, who attended the AsiaTOPA Performance Festival in Australia, reflects how as the United States devalues diversity and imposes restrictions on immigration, Australia recognizes the value of its relationship with its Asian neighbors, and of its own diverse population.

Kill New Play Deniers
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Kill New Play Deniers

2 March 2016

Ira Gamerman reports on Australian playwright David Finnigan's new play Kill Climate Deniers that has been funded through an arts grant from the Australian government and called out as a waste of government arts spending although it hasn’t premeried yet.

The Nature of Positive
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The Nature of Positive

22 April 2015

Australian scenic designer Tanja Beer explores designing with the intentions of enriching audiences as well as our environment and communities.

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The Life and Times of The Production Company
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The Life and Times of The Production Company

26 February 2013

Mark Armstrong describes the creation and eventual end to the Production Company

COP OUT—Art Speaks Out On Climate Change at Arts House in Melbourne—Friday 11 December 2015
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COP OUT—Art Speaks Out On Climate Change at Arts House in Melbourne—Friday 11 December 2015

Arts House in Melbourne, Australia hosted COP OUT—Art Speaks Out On Climate Change—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 11 December at 7:30 p.m. AEST (Melbourne) / 9:30 a.m. CET (Paris) / 8:30 a.m. GMT (London) / 3:30 a.m. EST (New York) / 12:30 a.m. PST (Los Angeles). In Twitter, engage with #copout21 and @artshousemelb.

NNPN National Showcase of New Plays at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC—Friday 30 Nov & Saturday 1 Dec 2012
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NNPN National Showcase of New Plays at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC—Friday 30 Nov & Saturday 1 Dec 2012

The National New Play Network (NNPN) presented the National Showcase of New Plays at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Thursday 29 November to Sunday 2 December 2012. 

A Transatlantic #RoseRage Rehearsal livestreamed by Hidden Room in Austin and Brisbane—Tuesday 15 May 2012
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A Transatlantic #RoseRage Rehearsal livestreamed by Hidden Room in Austin and Brisbane—Tuesday 15 May 2012

A rehearsal of Hidden Room Theatre's Rose Rage followed by a chat with the artistic team livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 15 May 2012.