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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
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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
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SEGAL TALKS: Karishma Bhagani, Sitawa Namwalie, and Anne Moraa
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SEGAL TALKS: Karishma Bhagani, Sitawa Namwalie, and Anne Moraa

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Kenya

Monday 6 July 2020
Kenya

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Karishma Bhagani, Sitawa Namwalie, and Anne Moraa livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 6 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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Fundación Teatro a Mil's Sixth National Programmers Meeting: #TeatroHoy
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Fundación Teatro a Mil's Sixth National Programmers Meeting: #TeatroHoy

An opportunity to dialogue, strengthen networks, and build collaborations among participating presenters, and between presenters and performing arts professionals

Tuesday 30 June to Saturday 4 July 2020
Santiago, Chile

Fundación Teatro a Mil presented the Sixth National Programmers Meeting livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 30 June through Saturday 4 July 2020.

Akiba Abaka.
SEGAL TALKS: Akiba Abaka and Evoné Walters
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SEGAL TALKS: Akiba Abaka and Evoné Walters

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

Friday 3 July 2020
Jamaica

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Akiba Abaka and Evoné Walters livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 3 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: Iman Aoun
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SEGAL TALKS: Iman Aoun

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Palestine

Thursday 2 July 2020
Palestine

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Iman Aoun livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 2 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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Alchemy of the Reset with Carlton Turner
Video

Alchemy of the Reset with Carlton Turner

hosted and created by YBCA Senior Fellows Brett Cook and Liz Lerman

Wednesday 1 July 2020
United States

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presented Alchemy of the Reset with Carlton Turner livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 1 July 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Frédérique Aït-Touati.
SEGAL TALKS: Frédérique Aït-Touati
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SEGAL TALKS: Frédérique Aït-Touati

An update on the situation for theatre artists in France

Wednesday 1 July 2020
France

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Frédérique Aït-Touati livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 1 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).

Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu.
SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu
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SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Kosovo and Romania

Tuesday 30 June 2020
Kosovo and Romania

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 30 June 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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At Home and in Lockdown with Belarus Free Theatre
Essay

At Home and in Lockdown with Belarus Free Theatre

The Show Goes On

30 June 2020

verity healey examines how Belarus Free Theatre is making work during COVID-19 and dives in to their latest show, A School for Fools.

Kemi Ilesanmi and Ebony Noelle Golden.
SEGAL TALKS: Kemi Ilesanmi and Ebony Noelle Golden
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SEGAL TALKS: Kemi Ilesanmi and Ebony Noelle Golden

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York

Monday 29 June 2020
New York City, NY United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Kemi Ilesanmi and Ebony Noelle Golden livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 29 June 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).

Liwaa Yazji.
SEGAL TALKS: Liwaa Yazji
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SEGAL TALKS: Liwaa Yazji

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Syria

Friday 26 June 2020
Syria

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Liwaa Yazji livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 26 June 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).

Paul Pryce.
SEGAL TALKS: Paul Pryce
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SEGAL TALKS: Paul Pryce

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

Thursday 25 June 2020
New York City, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Paul Pryce livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 25 June 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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End Meeting For All
Essay

End Meeting For All

Zoom Theatre, Launched

25 June 2020

Barbara Fuchs reflects on Forced Entertainment’s three-part Zoom show, End Meeting For All.

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Alchemy of the Reset with Pedro Noguera
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Alchemy of the Reset with Pedro Noguera

hosted and created by YBCA Senior Fellows Brett Cook and Liz Lerman

Wednesday 24 June 2020
United States

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presented Alchemy of the Reset with Pedro Noguera livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 24 June 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Eugenio Barba.
SEGAL TALKS: Eugenio Barba
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SEGAL TALKS: Eugenio Barba

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Denmark

Wednesday 24 June 2020
Italy

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Eugenio Barba livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 24 June 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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Faculty on Fall
Essay

Faculty on Fall

Stop Bailing and Build a Better Boat

24 June 2020

Kate Brennan and Kristen Cerelli argue that the education system needs to be radically restructured for fall 2020 and offer suggestions for how to go about this, including discounting tuition and accepting more students.

Daniely Francisque.
SEGAL TALKS: Daniely Francisque
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SEGAL TALKS: Daniely Francisque

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Martinique

Tuesday 23 June 2020
Martinique

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Daniely Francisque livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 23 June 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).

Lifting Up What We’re Throwing Down
Essay

Lifting Up What We’re Throwing Down

Company One’s Use of Amplify Language

23 June 2020

Kirsten Greenidge discusses how being the Playwright in Residence at Company One Theatre gave her a stronger appreciation for the work of the staff, particularly around speaking to the social justice goals of all the company’s programming.

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SEGAL TALKS: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel
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SEGAL TALKS: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel

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

Monday 22 June 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 22 June 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).

Saman Amini.
SEGAL TALKS: Saman Amini
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SEGAL TALKS: Saman Amini

An update on the situation for theatre artists in the Netherlands

Friday 19 June 2020
Netherlands

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Saman Amini livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 19 June 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).

Hope Azeda.
SEGAL TALKS: Hope Azeda
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SEGAL TALKS: Hope Azeda

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Rwanda

Thursday 18 June 2020
Rwanda

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Hope Azeda livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 18 June 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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Alchemy of the Reset with Natalie G. Diaz
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Alchemy of the Reset with Natalie G. Diaz

hosted and created by YBCA Senior Fellows Brett Cook and Liz Lerman

Wednesday 17 June 2020
United States

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presented Alchemy of the Reset with Natalie G. Diaz livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 17 June 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Tania Bruguera.
SEGAL TALKS: Tania Bruguera
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SEGAL TALKS: Tania Bruguera

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Cuba

Wednesday 17 June 2020
Cuba

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Tania Bruguera livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 17 June 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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Coronavirus Response: Building a future that reimagines systems for justice
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Coronavirus Response: Building a future that reimagines systems for justice

a conversation hosted by Grantmakers in the Arts

Tuesday 16 June 2020
United States

Grantmakers in the Arts presented the conversation Coronavirus Response: Building a future that reimagines systems for justice livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 16 June 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Govin Ruben and Terence Conrad.
SEGAL TALKS: Govin Ruben and Terence Conrad
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SEGAL TALKS: Govin Ruben and Terence Conrad

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Malaysia

Tuesday 16 June 2020
Malaysia

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Govin Ruben and Terence Conrad livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 16 June 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).

Peter Schumann.
SEGAL TALKS: Peter Schumann
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SEGAL TALKS: Peter Schumann

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

Monday 15 June 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Peter Schumann livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 15 June 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).