Cross-cultural Exchange

Interested in work that crosses geographical and cultural borders? So are the creators of the content in this section!

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Livestreaming a Conversation: Women as Culture Keepers
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Women as Culture Keepers

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

Monday 2 November 2020
Kenya
Livestreaming Conversation: Whatever happened to the Ward Theatre?
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Livestreaming Conversation: Whatever happened to the Ward Theatre?

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

Sunday 1 November 2020
Jamaica
School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy
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School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy

A dialogue with Miriam Saage-Maaß and Sylvestre Bisimwa, hosted by Eva-Maria Bertschy.

Thursday 22 October 2020
United States
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Livestreaming a Panel: From West to East, How Musical Theatre has Transformed?
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Livestreaming a Panel: From West to East, How Musical Theatre has Transformed?

A discussion on musical theatre in Taiwan and Korea.

Tuesday 10 November 2020
United States

Musical Theatre Factory presents the panel From West to East, How Musical Theatre has Transformed? livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 10 November 2020 at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

Livestreaming a Conversation: Women as Culture Keepers
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Women as Culture Keepers

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

Monday 2 November 2020
Kenya

Tebere Arts Foundation presents the conversation Women as Culture Keepers 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 Tuesday 2 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).

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Livestreaming Conversation: Whatever happened to the Ward Theatre?
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Livestreaming Conversation: Whatever happened to the Ward Theatre?

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

Sunday 1 November 2020
Jamaica

Akiba Abaka Arts presents the conversation Whatever happened to the Ward Theatre? as a part of 10 Weeks in Jamaica livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 1 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).

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Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly: Radical Hospitality
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Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly: Radical Hospitality

Resilience and thriving strategies for 2020 and beyond.

Thursday 15 October to Friday 13 November
Online

The ArtsLink Assembly convenes artists, thinkers, organizations, and activists to explore resilience and thriving strategies for art and artists in the (post)-pandemic world in a series of online events and discussions. Livestreaming Thursday 15 October to Friday 13 November 2020.

School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy
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School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy

A dialogue with Miriam Saage-Maaß and Sylvestre Bisimwa, hosted by Eva-Maria Bertschy.

Thursday 22 October 2020
United States

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 22 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

SEGAL TALKS with Kaatje De Geest, Carmen Hornbostel, and Milo Rau (Belgium)
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SEGAL TALKS with Kaatje De Geest, Carmen Hornbostel, and Milo Rau (Belgium)

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

Friday 16 October 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Segal Talks with Kaatje De Geest, Carmen Hornbostel, and Milo Rau (Belgium) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 16 October 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 with Florian Malzacher (Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS with Florian Malzacher (Germany)

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

Thursday 15 October 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Segal Talks with Florian Malzacher (Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 15 October 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 with Handan Ozbilgin (NYC/Turkey)
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SEGAL TALKS with Handan Ozbilgin (NYC/Turkey)

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

Wednesday 14 October 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Segal Talks with Handan Ozbilgin (NYC/Turkey) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 14 October 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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Chameleon Girl (Hungary)
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Chameleon Girl (Hungary)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 6 October 2020
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Chameleon Girl (Hungary) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 6 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions
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School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions

Living in a compromised world: a dialogue with Gail Bradbrook (UK), Alexis Shotwell (Canada), Alice Swift (UK)

Sunday 4 October
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 4 October 2020 at 18:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

School of Resistance, episode six, poster.
School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire
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School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire

Towards a humane migration policy with Muhammad al-Kashef and Efi Latsoudi.

Thursday 1 October 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 1 October 2020 at 20:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 2:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 11:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

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SEGAL TALKS with Dima Mikhayel Matta and Sahar Assaf (Lebanon)
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SEGAL TALKS with Dima Mikhayel Matta and Sahar Assaf (Lebanon)

Daily live online conversations on US and global theatre & performance

Friday 25 September 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Segal Talks with Dima Mikhayel Matta and Sahar Assaf (Lebanon) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 9:15 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11:15 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12:15 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile
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Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile

A discussion of Chile’s exciting feminist vanguard and the performance of gender in Chilean theatre

Friday 25 September 2020
United States

The Theatre Arts and Latin American and Latinx Studies Programs at the University of Pennsylvania and Interdram, the Theatrical Platform for New Playwriting, presented the first of two Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 1 p.m. CLST (Santiago, UTC -3).

Poster for School of Resistance, episode 5.
School of Resistance, Episode 5: Beyond Europe
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School of Resistance, Episode 5: Beyond Europe

Building Transnational Futures with Ulrike Guérot and Srećko Horvat

Friday 25 September 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Five: Beyond Europe: Building Transnational Futures livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 18:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

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Arts and Culture in Southeast Asia: Proxy Wars
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Arts and Culture in Southeast Asia: Proxy Wars

A panel on recent arts and culture censorship

Friday 25 September 2020
Southeast Asia

Safe Havens Freedom Talks presented the panel Arts and Culture in Southeast Asia: Proxy Wars in collaboration with ArtsEquator livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 8:30 p.m. SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 2:30 p.m. CEST (Stockholm, UTC +2) / 13:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 8:30 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4)

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SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)  
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SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)
 

Daily live online conversations on US and global theatre & performance

Thursday 24 September 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Budapest) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 September 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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Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra
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Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra

A viewing of the documentary play, followed by a discussion with the creators about micro vs macro political theatre

Monday 14 September 2020
International

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 14 September 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre?
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School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre?

Theatre in Emergency. A dialogue with Nora Chipaumire (USA) and Chantal Mouffe (UK)

Thursday 3 September 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre? livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 3 September 2020 at 18:30 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7)

Laurie Patton, Gopal Sukhu, and Vivek Narayanan.
(Re)Translating the Classics
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(Re)Translating the Classics

with Laurie Patton, Gopal Sukhu & Vivek Narayanan

Tuesday 1 September 2020
International

PEN America, the Center for the Humanities at CUNY Graduate Center, and the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library presented (Re)Translating the Classics livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 1 September 2020 at 10:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 1:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 18:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 19:30 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Foundations for a Cross-Cultural Community Theatre in Dharamshala
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Foundations for a Cross-Cultural Community Theatre in Dharamshala

29 July 2020

Parvathi Ramanathan talks about the community-based, cross-cultural theatre project, d.r.i.f.t., in India’s Dharamshala region.

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From México to Cataluña
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From México to Cataluña

Performing Migration in Mexicatas / Realizar la migración en Mexicatas

9 July 2020

Mariela Lopez Flores speaks with Ariadna Ferreira—one of the creators of the show Mexicatas—about the realities of migration, Catalan vs. Mexican cultures, and more. / Mariela López habla con Ariadna Ferreira—una de las creadoras de la obra de teatro Mexicatas—sobre las realidades de la migración, la cultura catalana vs la cultura mexicana, y más.

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The Marriage of Music and Story
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The Marriage of Music and Story

Redefining Kenyan Identity Through Musical Theatre

29 June 2020

Karishma Bhagani asks: “How do we, the Kenyan artist community, choose to understand our place in this contemporary, independent nation? And how do we use our art to express the realities of our contemporary experience in Kenya?”

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Throw Away the Script
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Throw Away the Script

How Ruth Kanner Uses Stories to Amplify a Polyphony of Voices

16 June 2020

Flo Low interviews Israeli theatremaker Ruth Kanner about what she calls “storytelling theatre,” her experience teaching in an American classroom, the impact of cross-cultural exchange, and more.

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(En)forced Mobility
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(En)forced Mobility

A conversation hosted by On the Move, a cultural mobility information network

Tuesday 9 June 2020
Brussels, Belgium

On the Move — a cultural mobility information network — presented a conversation about (En)forced Mobility livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Tuesday 9 June 2020 at 10 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 14:00 UTC +0 / 15:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 16:00 CEST (Brussels, UTC +2).

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Navigating Indigenous Storytelling with Mixed Company
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Navigating Indigenous Storytelling with Mixed Company

20 May 2020

Keith Barker and Lindsay Lachance talk about the challenges and rewards of working in mixed company with Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, including what it’s like to navigate work with sensitive subject matter, including Indigenous histories and colonization.