Cross-cultural Exchange and Cultural Mobility

Content in this section focuses on theatremakers having conversations and creating work across geographical and cultural borders. There are many examples of powerful work here, but for those interested in learning more, consider starting with “Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange.”

The Latest

Livestreaming a Conversation: School of Resistance: Episode Fifteen
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Livestreaming a Conversation: School of Resistance: Episode Fifteen
Queer Utopia: The Right to Desire
Friday 25 June 2021
Ghent, Belgium
Livestreaming The New Solidarity: Art, Organizing & Radical Politics
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Livestreaming The New Solidarity: Art, Organizing & Radical Politics
A provocative new film by world-renowned director Milo Rau and two conversations about how artists and social movements are reshaping their work to meet this historical moment
United States
Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures
Episode 12: Theatre, no longer the bastard child?
Thursday 24 June 2021
South Africa
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Livestreaming The New Solidarity: Art, Organizing & Radical Politics
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Livestreaming The New Solidarity: Art, Organizing & Radical Politics

A provocative new film by world-renowned director Milo Rau and two conversations about how artists and social movements are reshaping their work to meet this historical moment

United States

Melanie Joseph and David Bruin present The New Solidarity: Art, Organizing & Radical Politics livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 9 July and Saturday 10 July 2021.

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Livestreaming a Convening: CultureHub Belgrade
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Livestreaming a Convening: CultureHub Belgrade

Centering around the theme Solidarity: Digital Strategies for Creative Resilience

Thursday 1 July to Saturday 3 July 2021
Belgrade, Serbia

CultureHub presents the CultureHub Belgrade Convening livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Thursday 1 July to Saturday 3 July 2021.

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Livestreaming a Conversation: School of Resistance: Episode Fifteen
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Livestreaming a Conversation: School of Resistance: Episode Fifteen

Queer Utopia: The Right to Desire

Friday 25 June 2021
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Fifteen: Queer Utopia livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 June 2021 at 20:00 CEST (Brussels, Cairo, UTC +2) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, Santiago de Chile, UTC -4) / 11 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).

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Livestreaming a Conversation: SEGAL TALKS with Alec Duffy & Brian Rogers (NYC)
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Livestreaming a Conversation: SEGAL TALKS with Alec Duffy & Brian Rogers (NYC)

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

Thursday 24 June 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents SEGAL TALKS with Alec Duffy & Brian Rogers (NYC) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures

Episode 12: Theatre, no longer the bastard child?

Thursday 24 June 2021
South Africa

Unrehearsed Futures: Theatre, no longer the bastard child? livestreams on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 7 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 12 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 1 p.m. SAST (Cape Town, UTC +2).

headshots of Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon.
Livestreaming a Conversation: SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon (Germany)
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Livestreaming a Conversation: SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon (Germany)

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

Wednesday 23 June 2021
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon (Germany) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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B·O·N·D 2021 Opening Panel: Originally from China
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B·O·N·D 2021 Opening Panel: Originally from China

Makings of a New Theatermaker Identity

Saturday 19 June 2021
United States

Chuang Stage presented the B·O·N·D 2021 Opening Panel: Originally from China livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 19 June 2021 at 4 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 6 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 7 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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SEGAL TALKS with Sibyl Kempson (NYC)
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SEGAL TALKS with Sibyl Kempson (NYC)

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

Friday 18 June 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Sibyl Kempson (NYC) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 18 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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SEGAL TALKS with Abhishek Thapar & Rinku Kalsy (Netherlands)
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SEGAL TALKS with Abhishek Thapar & Rinku Kalsy (Netherlands)

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

Thursday 17 June 2021
Netherlands

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Abhishek Thapar & Rinku Kalsy (Netherlands) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 17 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

headshots of Penda Diouf & Marine Bachelot Nguyen.
SEGAL TALKS with Penda Diouf and Marine Bachelot Nguyen (France)
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SEGAL TALKS with Penda Diouf and Marine Bachelot Nguyen (France)

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

Friday 11 June 2021
France

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Penda Diouf and Marine Bachelot Nguyen (France) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 11 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Festivals for a New Age: Models of Responsiveness, Flexibility and Resistance
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Festivals for a New Age: Models of Responsiveness, Flexibility and Resistance

Friday 11 June 2021
United States

The International Presenting Commons (IPC) in partnership with Global Pillow and HowlRound Theatre Commons presents Festivals for a New Age: Models of Responsiveness, Flexibility and Resistance livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 11 June 2021 at 9:30-11:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12:30-2:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

headshots of Manuel Moran, Claudia Orenstein and Paulette Richards.
SEGAL TALKS with Manuel Moran, Claudia Orenstein, and Paulette Richards
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SEGAL TALKS with Manuel Moran, Claudia Orenstein, and Paulette Richards

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

Thursday 10 June 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Manuel Moran, Claudia Orenstein, and Paulette Richards livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures: Planetarity in the Pandemic
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Unrehearsed Futures: Planetarity in the Pandemic

Episode 10: Have we lost the moment?

Thursday 10 June 2021
South Africa

Presenting Unrehearsed Futures: Planetarity in the Pandemic livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 10 June 2021 at 4 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9 a.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 10 a.m. SAST (Cape Town, UTC +2) / 1:30 p.m. IST (Mumbai, UTC +5:30) / 6 p.m. AEST (Hobart, UTC +10).

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SEGAL TALKS with Sasapin Siriwanij (Bangkok)
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SEGAL TALKS with Sasapin Siriwanij (Bangkok)

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

Wednesday 9 June 2021
Bangkok

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Sasapin Siriwanij (Bangkok) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 9 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Panel: New Formats & Spaces for Young Audiences (International Sign Language & Captions)
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Panel: New Formats & Spaces for Young Audiences (International Sign Language & Captions)

Young Europe Festival To:gather | The Week of New European Drama

Monday 7 June 2021
Europe

The European Theatre Convention presented the panel New Formats & Spaces for Young Audiences happening within the context of Young Europe Festival To:gather and The Week of New European Drama. This panel will livestream for the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 7 June at 10 a.m. CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 11 a.m. EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3) / 9 a.m. BST (London, UTC +1).

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SEGAL TALKS with Joanna Warsza and Övül Ö. Durmusoglu​ (Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS with Joanna Warsza and Övül Ö. Durmusoglu​ (Germany)

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

Friday 4 June 2021
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Joanna Warsza and Övül Ö. Durmusoglu​ (Germany) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 4 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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SEGAL TALKS with Emily Mann and Carol Martin (US)
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SEGAL TALKS with Emily Mann and Carol Martin (US)

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

Thursday 3 June 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Emily Mann and Carol Martin (US) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 3 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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MASTER-LESS
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MASTER-LESS

Episode 9: Women Teaching Physical Theatre

Thursday 3 June 2021
South Africa

Unrehearsed Futures: MASTER-LESS livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 3 June 2021 at 4 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9 a.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 10 a.m. SAST (Cape Town, UTC +2) / 1:30 p.m. IST (Mumbai, UTC +5:30) / 6 p.m. AEST (Hobart, UTC +10).

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When Arts Presenters and Creative Independent Producers Come Together
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When Arts Presenters and Creative Independent Producers Come Together

3 June 2021

The International Presenting Commons shares a statement on how and why arts presenters and creative independent producers have come together to sustain and evolve a commitment to international cultural exchange and engagement.

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SEGAL TALKS with Fergus Linehan (Scotland)
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SEGAL TALKS with Fergus Linehan (Scotland)

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

Wednesday 2 June 2021
Scotland

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Fergus Linehan (Scotland) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 2 June 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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SEGAL TALKS with David Gothard
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SEGAL TALKS with David Gothard

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

Friday 28 May 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with David Gothard livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 28 May 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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SEGAL TALKS with Carol Martin
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SEGAL TALKS with Carol Martin

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

Thursday 27 May 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Carol Martin livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 May 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Universality vs Plurality
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Universality vs Plurality

Episode 8: Notes on Intercultural Practice

Thursday 27 May 2021
South Africa

Unrehearsed Futures: After the Fall livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 27 May 2021 at 5 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 10 a.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 11 a.m. SAST (Cape Town, UTC +2) / 2:30 p.m. IST (Mumbai, UTC +5:30) / 7 p.m. AEST (Hobart, UTC +10).

headshots of Shane Baker, Allen Lewis Rickman, and Yelena Shmulenson.
SEGAL TALKS with Shane Baker, Allen Lewis Rickman, and Yelena Shmulenson
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SEGAL TALKS with Shane Baker, Allen Lewis Rickman, and Yelena Shmulenson

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

Wednesday 26 May 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Shane Baker, Allen Lewis Rickman, and Yelena Shmulenson livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

headshots of Marco Layera and Martin Valdés-Stauber.
SEGAL TALKS with Marco Layera and Martin Valdés-Stauber
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SEGAL TALKS with Marco Layera and Martin Valdés-Stauber

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

Friday 21 May 2021
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Marco Layera and Martin Valdés-Stauber livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 21 May 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).