Cross-cultural Exchange

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Seuls en Scène Festival 2020 / Festival Seuls en Scène 2020
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Seuls en Scène Festival 2020 / Festival Seuls en Scène 2020

The Show Must Go On / Le spectacle doit continuer

by Amelia Parenteau
5 January 2021
International Presenting and Exchange: What Can We Champion Now and into the Future
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International Presenting and Exchange: What Can We Champion Now and into the Future

Friday 8 January 2021
New York City
Conversation: Segal Talks with Reg E Gaines and Caridad de la Luz  
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Conversation: Segal Talks with Reg E Gaines and Caridad de la Luz

 

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Friday 18 December 2020
United States
The Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference graphic.
International Presenting and Exchange: What Can We Champion Now and into the Future
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International Presenting and Exchange: What Can We Champion Now and into the Future

Friday 8 January 2021
New York City

Members of the International Presenters Group (IPG), a volunteer ad-hoc working group, surfaced critical issues for consideration related to the future of international presenting, from the perspective of U.S. presenters and stakeholders.

a desert road leading toward mountains
Seuls en Scène Festival 2020 / Festival Seuls en Scène 2020
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Seuls en Scène Festival 2020 / Festival Seuls en Scène 2020

The Show Must Go On / Le spectacle doit continuer

5 January 2021

Amelia Parenteau explores the most recent Seuls en Scène Festival, which took place in September 2020 on Zoom and had a programmatic mix of video recordings of live performance, “staged” readings, one making-of documentary, and a series of docutheatre work. / Amelia Parenteau explore l’édition du festival Seuls en Scène la plus récente, celle qui a eu lieu en septembre 2020 sur Zoom et a présenté une programmation variée avec des captations vidéo de performances, des lectures des pièces, une documentaire sur un processus de création et une série des travaux docu-théâtres.

Conversation: Segal Talks with Reg E Gaines and Caridad de la Luz  
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Conversation: Segal Talks with Reg E Gaines and Caridad de la Luz

 

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Friday 18 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Reg E Gaines and Caridad de la Luz livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 18 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Segal Talks with Soraya Broukhim, Jessica Daugherty, Brad Hamers, Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li, and shAdow  
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Segal Talks with Soraya Broukhim, Jessica Daugherty, Brad Hamers, Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li, and shAdow

 

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Thursday 17 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Soraya Broukhim, Jessica Daugherty, Brad Hamers, Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li, and shAdow livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 17 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

performers on stage dancing.
Arts & Healing: Bangsokol Virtual Festival
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Arts & Healing: Bangsokol Virtual Festival

Seeking to honor victims of violence and explore the healing, hope and resilience of survivors

Monday 14 December to Wednesday 16 December 2020
United States

ArtsEmerson presented two conversations from Arts & Healing: Bangsokol Virtual Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 14 December and Wednesday 16 December 2020.

Segal Talks with Bonnie Marranca
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Segal Talks with Bonnie Marranca

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Wednesday 16 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Bonnie Marranca livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 16 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Giving Voice to New Artists
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Giving Voice to New Artists

The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent

Monday 7 December 2020
United States

Tebere Arts Foundation presented the conversation Giving Voice to New Artists with The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 7 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

Jamaican Playwrights Answer George Bernard Shaw (Part 1)
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Jamaican Playwrights Answer George Bernard Shaw (Part 1)

10 Weeks In Jamaica: Theater Conversations from Jamaica to The World!

Sunday 6 December 2020
Jamaica

Akiba Abaka Arts presented the conversation Jamaican Playwrights Answer George Bernard Shaw (Part 1) as a part of the 10 Weeks in Jamaica series livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 6 December 2020 at 1 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 3 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 4 p.m. EST (Kingston, UTC -5).

Evren Odcikin and Nora el Samahy
NO SUMMARY with Evren Odcikin and Nora el Samahy
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NO SUMMARY with Evren Odcikin and Nora el Samahy

Online conversations with artists that don’t fit in a box

Friday 4 December 2020
United States

Golden Thread Productions presented NO SUMMARY with Evren Odcikin and Nora el Samahy livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 4 December 2020 at 3 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 5 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 6 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

Segal Talks with Bertie Ferdman
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Segal Talks with Bertie Ferdman

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Friday 4 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Bertie Ferdman livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 4 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Segal Talks with Helen Shaw
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Segal Talks with Helen Shaw

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Thursday 3 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Helen Shaw livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 3 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Segal Talks with Samuel Buggeln
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Segal Talks with Samuel Buggeln

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Wednesday 2 December 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Samuel Buggeln livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Collaborative Theatre-Making
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Collaborative Theatre-Making

The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent

Monday 30 November 2020
Kenya

Tebere Arts Foundation presented the conversation Collaborative Theatre-Makingwith The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 30 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

a small potted plant
The Colombia Outside My Apartment / La Colombia afuera de mi apartamento
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The Colombia Outside My Apartment / La Colombia afuera de mi apartamento

What I Learned From the Quarantine / Lo que aprendí de la cuarentena

30 November 2020

In the intro article to the Colombia series, Carl(os) Roa, a Latinx artist from Philadelphia who made art in Bogotá last year, poses the question “What are the ways in which Colombia’s arts communities are just as fragmented as those in the United States” and shares how uplifting it has been to watch artists in the Bogotanx theatre community adapt to new realities brought on by the pandemic.

Dancehall Reggae and the Nettleford Effect
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Dancehall Reggae and the Nettleford Effect

10 Weeks In Jamaica: Theater Conversations from Jamaica to The World!

Sunday 29 November 2020
United States

Akiba Abaka Arts presented the conversation Dancehall Reggae and the Nettleford Effect as a part of the 10 Weeks in Jamaica series livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 1 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 3 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 4 p.m. EST (Kingston, UTC -5).

Event poster for Aurea Porta’s 12th ERA SCHAEFFERA.
Aurea Porta’s 12th Schaeffera's Era, The Boguslaw Schaeffer Livestream Project
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Aurea Porta’s 12th Schaeffera's Era, The Boguslaw Schaeffer Livestream Project

A Simultaneous Warsaw-Los Angeles Theatre Performance Event

Monday 23 November 2020
Warsaw, Poland and Los Angeles, United States

Ghost Road Company (Los Angeles) and Warsaw Bauhaus Foundation (Warsaw) presented an international real-time collaboration: original works of dance, theatre and film, created to respond to the work of maverick Polish composer and playwright Boguslaw Schaeffer at 12 p.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 3 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 20:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 21:00 CET (Warsaw, UTC +1).

Talkin’ Theatre and Justice: Global Theatremakers, Thinkers, and Their Practice
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Talkin’ Theatre and Justice: Global Theatremakers, Thinkers, and Their Practice

Led by fellows Jasmin Cardenas (USA), Lloyd Nyikadzino (Zimbabwe), and Hector Flores Komatsu (Mexico)

Monday 23 November 2020
United States

The Fellows at the Georgetown Lab for Global Performance and Politics presented a conversation Talkin’ Theatre and Justice: Global Theatremakers, Thinkers, and Their Practice livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 23 November at 7 a.m. PST (United States, UTC -8) / 9 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -6) / 10 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) .

Segal Talks with Peter Eckersall (NYC)
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Segal Talks with Peter Eckersall (NYC)

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Friday 20 November 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS withPeter Eckersall (NYC) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 20 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Segal Talks with Anne Cattaneo and Sydne Mahone (US)
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Segal Talks with Anne Cattaneo and Sydne Mahone (US)

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Thursday 19 November 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Anne Cattaneo and Sydne Mahone (US) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 19 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Insulted. Belarus(sia) by Andrei Kureichik
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Insulted. Belarus(sia) by Andrei Kureichik

Performances in Russian and English followed by a discussion of the current events that inspired the work

Tuesday 17 November to Thursday 19 November 2020
United States

Rogue Machine Theatre, Arlekin Players' Theater, Broadband, and the Cherry Orchard Festival presented readings of Insulted. Belarus(sia) in English and in Russian followed by a conversation about the political unrest in Belarus livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Tuesday 17 November to Thursday 19 November 2020.

Newbie and Niu-Bi
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Newbie and Niu-Bi

What does it mean to be a young arts professional right now? A dialogue between artists across the United States of America and China

Wednesday 18 November 2020
United States and China

Ping Pong Arts presented a conversation from their Artists Connectivity Series, Newbie and Niu-Bi, livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 18 November at 4:30 p.m. PST (United States, UTC -8) / 7:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / Thursday 19 November at 8:30 a.m. China Standard Time (Beijing, UTC +8).

a colorful written diagram titled "Glocal Pedagogy"
Undoing Post-colonial Structures in Theatre, Starting With Zoom Convenings
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Undoing Post-colonial Structures in Theatre, Starting With Zoom Convenings

19 November 2020

Karishma Bhagani, Adam Ashraf Elsayigh, and Taiwo Afolabi—three fellows of the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University—talk about their learnings from creating and participating in a weeklong Zoom convening.

Segal Talks with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany)
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Segal Talks with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany)

Join us for a conversation about curating, producing and presenting theatre and performance in the Time of Corona

Wednesday 18 November 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice
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Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice

The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent

Monday 16 November 2020
Kenya

Tebere Arts Foundation presented the conversation Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice with The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 16 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

Jamaican Roots Theatre, Then and Now
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Jamaican Roots Theatre, Then and Now

10 Weeks In Jamaica: Theater Conversations from Jamaica to The World!

Sunday 15 November 2020
Jamaica

Akiba Abaka Arts presented the conversation Decolonizing Pantomime: The Little Theatre Movement and Miss Lou as a part of the 10 Weeks in Jamaica series livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 1 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 3 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 4 p.m. EST (Kingston, UTC -5).