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Moving On Up: Advancing Leaders of Color in Dance
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Moving On Up: Advancing Leaders of Color in Dance

with the Network for Arts Administrators of Color

Thursday 15 August 2019
Boston, MA
Thinking About Space in Invited and A Doll’s House at Germany’s Our Stage Festival
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Thinking About Space in Invited and A Doll’s House at Germany’s Our Stage Festival

by verity healey
23 July 2019
Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance
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Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance

at Gibney Dance in New York City

Saturday 20 July 2019
New York City
Howlround Theatre Commons
From the World Theatre Map
headshots of Melissa Alexis, Ashton Lites, Ana Masacote, and Jenny Oliver
Moving On Up: Advancing Leaders of Color in Dance
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Moving On Up: Advancing Leaders of Color in Dance

with the Network for Arts Administrators of Color

Thursday 15 August 2019
Boston, MA

The Network for Arts Administrators of Color presented their panel Moving On Up: Advancing Leaders of Color in Dance livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Thursday 15 August at at 2:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 4:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 21:30 UTC+0.

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Thinking About Space in Invited and A Doll’s House at Germany’s Our Stage Festival
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Thinking About Space in Invited and A Doll’s House at Germany’s Our Stage Festival

23 July 2019

verity healey examines the concept of theatrical space as it applies to two shows that were presented at Germany’s Our Stage festival in May: Invited and A Doll’s House.

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Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance
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Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance

at Gibney Dance in New York City

Saturday 20 July 2019
New York City

Urban Bush Women presented the 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 20 July at 4 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 1 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles), and then again at 7:315 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6:15 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4:15 p.m. (Los Angeles). 

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The 2019 DTSA Booth Award: Honoring Ishmael Houston-Jones
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The 2019 DTSA Booth Award: Honoring Ishmael Houston-Jones

at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Monday 15 April 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents the 2019 DTSA Booth Award: Honoring Ishmael Houston-Jones livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 15 April 2019 at 3:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York).

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Performing Gitanidad (Romaniness) On Stage
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Performing Gitanidad (Romaniness) On Stage

14 March 2019

Miguel Ángel Vargas unfolds the history of Gitano (Romani) theatre in Spain, from the eighteenth century to today.

 

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Celebrating Historic Milestones While Critically Understanding the Past
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Celebrating Historic Milestones While Critically Understanding the Past

15 January 2019

Gaven Trinidad examines the recent exhibition Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob’s Pillow and wrestles with cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation when it comes to costume design throughout history.

Celebrating the Life and Work of Trisha Brown
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Celebrating the Life and Work of Trisha Brown

Monday 18 December 2017
New York City, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Celebrating the Life and Work of Trisha Brown livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 18 December 2017 at 6:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco).

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Conversation with Choreographer Michael Kliën
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Conversation with Choreographer Michael Kliën

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Monday 3 December 2018
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented a conversation with choreographer Michael Kliën livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 3 December 2018 at 5:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles) / 7:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 8:30 p.m. EST (New York).

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The Magnificent Peony Dreams: Yin Mei – Installation Performance + Artist Talk
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The Magnificent Peony Dreams: Yin Mei – Installation Performance + Artist Talk

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Thursday 8 November 2018
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented The Magnificent Peony Dreams: Yin Mei – Installation Performance + Artist Talk livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 8 November at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York).

Urban Bush Women's 2018 Summer Leadership Institute
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Urban Bush Women's 2018 Summer Leadership Institute

Arizona State University in Tempe

Saturday 28 July 2018
Tempe, AZ, United States

Urban Bush Women presented their 2018 Summer Leadership Institute at Arizona State University livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 28 July at 7 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4 p.m. PDT (San Francisco).

The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018
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The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018

MOVING THE MAP

Sunday 24 June 2018
Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, United States; Hamburg, Germany

The Dancer-Citizen presented MOVING THE MAP livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 24 June starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 10:30 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 11:30 a.m. EDT (New York) / 17:30 GMT+2 (Hamburg)

Using Storytelling and Dance to Transform a Community Space
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Using Storytelling and Dance to Transform a Community Space

1 May 2018

Caroline Prugh discusses Kaimera Productions’ SPACES, a site-specific performance weaving together storytelling and dance that took place in June 2017 at the Harlem Arts Festival in New York City.

A Work of the Body
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A Work of the Body

Deconstructing Preconceived Notions of Disability and Dance in Piece by Piece

29 April 2018

Emily White writes about Rebeccah Simone Bogue’s Piece by Piece, which was presented as a work in progress in New York City in February 2018.

Dance in the Extreme Southwest of Europe / Dançar no extremo sudoeste da Europa
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Dance in the Extreme Southwest of Europe / Dançar no extremo sudoeste da Europa

18 April 2018

Luísa Roubaud reflects on the history of Portuguese dance. /  Luísa Roubaud reflete sobre a história da dança portuguesa.

Five Grounding Techniques to Cultivate Resilient Ensembles
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Five Grounding Techniques to Cultivate Resilient Ensembles

28 March 2018

US director and health and wellness educator Molly Schenck describes five useful rehearsal techniques for ensembles to adapt when creating work around difficult topics. 

Do Words Matter on Stage?
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Do Words Matter on Stage?

1 February 2018

Jonathan Mandell looks at six theatre pieces in January that used words in unorthodox ways—as gibberish, or out-of-sync with the action; some didn’t use words at all.

Camille A. Brown's The Gathering 2018: Advocating for Black Female Choreographers in the Contemporary Dance World—New York City—Sunday 14 January 2018
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Camille A. Brown's The Gathering 2018: Advocating for Black Female Choreographers in the Contemporary Dance World—New York City—Sunday 14 January 2018

Sunday 14 January 2018
New York City, NY, United States

Camille A. Brown's The Gathering 2018: Advocating for Black Female Choreographers in the Contemporary Dance World livestreamed from New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 14 January at 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. EST (New York). On Twitter, use #TheGatheringCAB​.

Why Would We Move? Musings on Movement Practice and Training
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Why Would We Move? Musings on Movement Practice and Training

9 November 2017

Movement director and professor Yo-El Cassell reflects on how movement should help people access playfulness and joy, regardless of ability.  

Bodies on the Edge
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Bodies on the Edge

Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya’s Becoming Pentalogy

20 October 2017

Multidisciplinary artist and cultural producer Ivan Talijancic interviews New York based duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya about LEIMAY ensemble, their recent production Frantic Beauty, and the creation process for their five-part Becoming series.

The Cultural Apartheid of Disability
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The Cultural Apartheid of Disability

A Conversation between Judith Smith and John Killacky with Resources and Tips

2 August 2017

A conversation between Judith Smith and John Killacky with resources and tips at the Americans for the Arts 2017 Annual Conference, Friday June 16, 2017.

We’re All That
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We’re All That

Raja Feather Kelly and the Imprint of Pop

25 July 2017

The Feath3r Theory post-ballet theatre musical about the influence of pop culture on how we live.

Urban Bush Women’s 2017 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performances
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Urban Bush Women’s 2017 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performances

Saturday 5 July 2017
Brooklyn, NY, United States

Urban Bush Women presented the 2017 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performances livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound.TV network Saturday 5 July at 5:00 p.m. EDT (New York) / 4:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 2:00 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) and 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles).

 

 

Les Productions Ondinnok
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Les Productions Ondinnok

On the Experience of Making Indigenous Theatre in Quebec, Canada / Les Productions Ondinnok: Sobre la Experiencia de Hacer Teatro Indígena en Quebec en Canadá

11 June 2017

In this installment, Choreographer Carlos Rivera talks about indigenous theatre in Quebec, highlighting the work of Yves Sioui Durand and Catherine Juntas of Les Productions Ondinnok.

The 2017 Dance/USA Annual Conference Opening Plenary
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The 2017 Dance/USA Annual Conference Opening Plenary

Thursday 8 June 2017
Kansas City, MO

Dance/USA, the national association for professional dance, presented the Opening Plenary of the Dance/USA 2017 Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri livestreamed on the global commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 8 June at 8:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 10:30 a.m. CDT (Kansas City) / 11:30 a.m. EDT (New York).

Follow the conversation on social media via the hashtags #DUSAconf and #DanceUSAKC and follow @DanceUSAorg on Twitter.

Approaching Dance
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Approaching Dance

An interdisciplinary conference

Thursday 11 May 2017
New York, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance at The Doctoral Students Association 2017 Conference livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 11 May at 4:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 1:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles).