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Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota
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Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota

Sunday 2 December 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Curating Courage and the Future of Latinx Theatre / Valentía Curatorial y el Futuro del Teatro Latinx
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Curating Courage and the Future of Latinx Theatre / Valentía Curatorial y el Futuro del Teatro Latinx

by Georgina Escobar
1 August 2018
EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER
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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER

Accepting Applications for the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

by Tyrone Giordano, DJ Kurs, Ethan Sinnott, Rachel Grossman
31 July 2018
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Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota
Video

Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota

Sunday 2 December 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) and Pangea World Theater are partnering to bring you the National Theater Project (NTP) Twin Cities Regional Convening, which will livestream on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Sunday 2 December 2018 at 9 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. CDT / 12 p.m. EDT. 

Curating Courage and the Future of Latinx Theatre / Valentía Curatorial y el Futuro del Teatro Latinx
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Curating Courage and the Future of Latinx Theatre / Valentía Curatorial y el Futuro del Teatro Latinx

1 August 2018

Playwright Georgina Escobar reflects on the curation of the 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Carnaval of New Latinx Work: ¡ConeXión!, which took place 19-21 July 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. / Escritora Georgina Escobar refleja sobre la curación del 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons Carnaval de Obras Nuevas, cual fue el 19-21 de Julio del 2018 en Chicago, Illinois.

EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER
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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER

Accepting Applications for the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

31 July 2018

The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session, a convening for deaf theatremakers taking place on 15-17 March 2019, is accepting applications for convening participants.

Finding Purpose in the Pause
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Finding Purpose in the Pause

22 May 2018

Benjamin Viccellio reflects on the Kenyon Playwright’s Conference in Ohio, as the program nears its fifth anniversary.

Reflections from the Latinx Theatre Commons María Irene Fornés Institute Symposium
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Reflections from the Latinx Theatre Commons María Irene Fornés Institute Symposium

30 April 2018

Trevor Boffone, Nelson Diaz-Marcano, Georgina Escobar, and Lauren Villegas reflect on the Latinx Theatre Commons María Irene Fornés Symposium on 14 April 2018 in Princeton, New Jersey.

Hastened by Technology, Hindered by Public Attitudes
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Hastened by Technology, Hindered by Public Attitudes

7 February 2018

Jonathan Mandell reports on the accessibility panel at BroadwayCon, which explained the forthcoming changes aiming toward a future theatre seamlessly accessible for everyone, all the time.

Announcing the HowlRound Challenge Convenings
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Announcing the HowlRound Challenge Convenings

4 October 2017

HowlRound announces the four selected convening proposals for the HowlRound Challenge, a new initiative to incubate ideas and seed action to make a better theatre and a better world.

AsiaTOPA
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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.

How Arts Service Organizations Can Fill the Void in Arts Journalism
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How Arts Service Organizations Can Fill the Void in Arts Journalism

30 July 2017

Ruth Zamoyta reports on the Association for Performing Arts Service Organization's annual meeting, May 19, 2017, Asbury Park, NJ.

Encountering Eastern Europe
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Encountering Eastern Europe

4 March 2017

Jamie Gahlon, Senior Creative Producer of HowlRound, reports on a trip she took in fall 2016 to explore, deepen, and build partnerships with theatremakers and organizations in Eastern Europe.

#BreakingtheBinary
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#BreakingtheBinary

an interview with SK Kerastas and Lisa Evans

26 January 2017

Regina Victor interviews SK Kerastas and Lisa Evans about their work to make theatre institutions more accessible for trans* people, on and off stage.

Rules of Engagement for New Play Development
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Rules of Engagement for New Play Development

22 January 2017

Tira Palmquist, Christy Montour-Larson, Heather Helinsky, and Jeni Mahoney share their insight and lessons learned on new play development. 

New York’s Trinity of Latinx Theatres
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New York’s Trinity of Latinx Theatres

INTAR, Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre/Pregones, and Repertorio Español

17 December 2016

Trevor Boffone, Maria Enriquez, and Oscar Franco, reflect on the 2016 Latinx Theatre Commons New York City Convening. 

Match Our Mountains
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Match Our Mountains

5 November 2016

Keynote speech delivered by Diane Rodriguez at the Theatre Bay Area Conference on April 3, 2016.

Song, Stage, and Screen Conference Recap
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Song, Stage, and Screen Conference Recap

13 September 2016

Renée Camus reports on this summer’s Song, Stage, and Screen Conference in New York City.

The Art of Change
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The Art of Change

REMAP Bay Area and Future Aesthetics

18 June 2016

Laura Brueckner reports on the recent Arts in a Changing America’s REMAP Bay Area convening.

Philly Leaps into Today
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Philly Leaps into Today

24 May 2016

Chicagoan Aaron Hunt visits Philadelphia and reflects on some of its theatrical offerings, including He Who Gets Slapped, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Nether, An Octoroon, and Sex With Strangers.

Middle East America Convening, May 18–19, 2016, at The Lark
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Middle East America Convening, May 18–19, 2016, at The Lark

23 May 2016

The 2016 Middle East America Convening May 18–19, 2016 at The Lark.

#LTCseattle
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#LTCseattle

Connecting past and present to build towards the future

23 May 2016

Arlene Martínez-Vázquez reflects on the Latina/o Theatre Commons’ Pacific Northwest convening, and the action steps that came out of it.

Democratizing the Arts, Aesthetic Practice, and the Relationship to Community Change
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Democratizing the Arts, Aesthetic Practice, and the Relationship to Community Change

A Conversation with Roberta Uno

14 April 2016

An interview with Roberta Uno, director of Arts in a Changing America, by P. Carl.

Notes from the Trans Theatre Artists Convening
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Notes from the Trans Theatre Artists Convening

11 March 2016

Azure D. Osborne-Lee and Kestryl Cael Lowery recap the Trans Theatre Artists Convening that took place in December, 2015.

Who Is It For? Practice, Spectatorship, and the Body
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Who Is It For? Practice, Spectatorship, and the Body

5 March 2016

Caridad Svich considers spectatorship and audience in anticipation of the 10th NoPassport “Dreaming the Americas” theatre and performance conference on Monday, March 14, 2016.

Reporting from the Front
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Reporting from the Front

The Tenth Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa—Part 3

5 October 2015

Part three of Aphra Behn’s report from The Tenth Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Reporting from the Front
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Reporting from the Front

The Tenth Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa—Part 2

3 October 2015

In the second installment of her series, Guerilla Girl Aphra Behn recalls some memorable moments at the Women Playwrights International Conference.

Notes from a Latina at the Black Theatre Conference in Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Notes from a Latina at the Black Theatre Conference in Winston Salem, North Carolina

3 October 2015

PhD candidate Daphnie Sicre writes about her experience presenting at the Black Theatre Conference.