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Hold on Tightly, Let Go Lightly
Essay

Hold on Tightly, Let Go Lightly

What We Can Learn from Career Transitions Between Medicine and Theatre

by Amelia Parenteau
24 November 2020
The Necessity of Pivoting
Essay

The Necessity of Pivoting

Interviews on the Future of our Field

by Janice Rabian
16 November 2020
Being Apart, Being Together
Video

Being Apart, Being Together

A conversation on how collectives have been devising new grassroots engagement strategies during this time of remote connection

Friday 20 November 2020
United States
Rhonda Anderson, Larry Spotted Crow Mann, and Lisa Brooks.
The Living Presence of Our History
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The Living Presence of Our History

A talk and workshop on the history and presence of the Nipmuc and other Tribes in Ashfield and the surrounding areas

Sunday 2 August 2020
Ashfield MA, United States

The Ohketeau Cultural Council and Double Edge Theatre presented The Living Presence of Our History livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 2 August 2020 at 9 a.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (Ashfield, UTC -4) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

Richard Schechner.
SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner
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SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York

Friday 30 July 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 30 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

Dima Mikhayel Matta and Yara Bour Nassar.
SEGAL TALKS: Dima Mikhayel Matta and Yara Bour Nassar
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SEGAL TALKS: Dima Mikhayel Matta and Yara Bour Nassar

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Lebanon

Thursday 30 July 2020
Lebanon

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Dima Mikhayel Matta and Yara Bour Nassar livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 30 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Helly Minarti
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SEGAL TALKS: Helly Minarti

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Indonesia

Wednesday 29 July 2020
Indonesia

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Helly Minarti livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 29 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Morgan Jenness
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SEGAL TALKS: Morgan Jenness

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York

Tuesday 28 July 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Morgan Jannes livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 28 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Jacques Rancière
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SEGAL TALKS: Jacques Rancière

An update on the situation for theatre artists in France

Monday 27 July 2020
France

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Jacques Rancière livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 27 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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A Time of Interrogation
Essay

A Time of Interrogation

27 July 2020

Teresa Coleman Wash reflects on how the current state of affairs has fueled an urgency to interrogate all systems of oppression and argues that it’s past time to stop holding Eurocentric theatres up as the pinnacle of success.

Adelheid Roosen and Melanie Joseph.
SEGAL TALKS: Adelheid Roosen and Melanie Joseph
Video

SEGAL TALKS: Adelheid Roosen and Melanie Joseph

An update on the situation for theatre artists around the world

Friday 24 July 2020
Netherlands/US

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Adelheid Roosen and Melanie Joseph livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 24 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

Betty Shamieh.
SEGAL TALKS: Betty Shamieh
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SEGAL TALKS: Betty Shamieh

An update on the situation for theatre artists in the United States

Thursday 23 July 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Betty Shamieh and Ty Jones livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 23 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

SEGAL TALKS: Philippe Quesne
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SEGAL TALKS: Philippe Quesne

An update on the situation for theatre artists in France

Wednesday 22 July 2020
France

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Philippe Quesne livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Carl Hancock Rux
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SEGAL TALKS: Carl Hancock Rux

An update on theatre artists around the globe.

Tuesday 21 July 2020
International

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Carl Hancock Rux livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 21 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Traditional Arts: The Forgotten COVID Casualty?
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Traditional Arts: The Forgotten COVID Casualty?

Moderated by Soultari Amin Farid, with panelists Khin Maung Htwe, Alena Murang, and Jacob Boehme

Tuesday 21 July 2020
Singapore

ArtsEquator presented Tech in Performance: Traditional Arts: The Forgotten COVID Casualty? livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 21 July 2020 at 7:30 p.m. SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:30 p.m. KST (Seoul, UTC +9) / 12:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 13:30 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 7:30 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4)

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A Drama Therapist’s Perspective on Teaching Theatre in Times of Crisis
Essay

A Drama Therapist’s Perspective on Teaching Theatre in Times of Crisis

21 July 2020

Nisha Sajnani, a drama therapist and educator, offers a few tips to other theatre educators who may be feeling overwhelmed about the prospect of teaching online or in person again this fall.

Tony Waag, Acia Gray, and Deborah Mitchell
SEGAL TALKS: Tony Waag, Acia Gray, and Deborah Mitchell
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SEGAL TALKS: Tony Waag, Acia Gray, and Deborah Mitchell

An update on the situation for theatre artists in the United States

Monday 20 July 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Tony Waag, Acia Gray, and Deborah Mitchell livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 20 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Caridad Svich
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SEGAL TALKS: Caridad Svich

An update on the situation for theatre artists in the United States

Friday 17 July 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Caridad Svich livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 17 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Tiago Rodrigues
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SEGAL TALKS: Tiago Rodrigues

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Portugal

Thursday 16 July 2020
Portugal

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Tiago Rodrigues livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell.
SEGAL TALKS: Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell
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SEGAL TALKS: Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York City

Wednesday 15 July 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy
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SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Germany

Tuesday 14 July 2020
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Tech in Performance: The Great Leveller or The Great Unequaliser?
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Tech in Performance: The Great Leveller or The Great Unequaliser?

Moderated by Felipe Cervera with speakers Madeleine Flynn, Elizabeth Kow, and Brandon Tay

Tuesday 14 July 2020
Singapore

ArtsEquator presented Tech in Performance: The Great Leveller or The Great Unequaliser? livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 7:30 p.m. SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:30 p.m. KST (Seoul, UTC +9) / 12:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 13:30 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 7:30 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4)

SEGAL TALKS: Ping Chong
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SEGAL TALKS: Ping Chong

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York City

Monday 13 July 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents SEGAL TALKS: Ping Chong livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 13 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Jean-Claude van Itallie
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SEGAL TALKS: Jean-Claude van Itallie

An update on the situation for theatre artists in the United States

Friday 10 July 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Jean-Claude van Itallie livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 10 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Niegel Smith
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SEGAL TALKS: Niegel Smith

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York City

Thursday 9 July 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Niegel Smith livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Satoko Ichihara
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SEGAL TALKS: Satoko Ichihara

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Japan

Wednesday 8 July 2020
Japan

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Satoko Ichihara livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 8 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Émilie Monnet and Greg Hill
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SEGAL TALKS: Émilie Monnet and Greg Hill

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Canada

Tuesday 7 July 2020
Canada

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Émilie Monnet and Greg Hill livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 7 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

What I Learned from Making an Opera on Zoom
Essay

What I Learned from Making an Opera on Zoom

7 July 2020

Kamala Sankaram talks about the process of developing an opera on Zoom and shares advice based on what she and her team learned.