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#DeafWoke with Christopher Smith
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#DeafWoke with Christopher Smith

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Tuesday 13 April 2021
United States
Livestreaming a Conversation: Teacakes and Tarot with Will Wilhelm and Joshua Castille
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Teacakes and Tarot with Will Wilhelm and Joshua Castille

Theatre, Classics, and the future of queer inclusive practices are all in the cards during this intimate interview series with your next artistic crush

Thursday 6 May 2021
United States
Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Alexandria Wailes
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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Alexandria Wailes

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 22 April 2021
United States
Livestreaming a Conversation: Teacakes and Tarot with Will Wilhelm and Joshua Castille
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Livestreaming a Conversation: Teacakes and Tarot with Will Wilhelm and Joshua Castille

Theatre, Classics, and the future of queer inclusive practices are all in the cards during this intimate interview series with your next artistic crush

Thursday 6 May 2021
United States

Island Shakespeare Festival presents Teacakes and Tarot with Will Wilhelm and and Joshua Castille livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 6:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 8:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 9:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Alexandria Wailes
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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Alexandria Wailes

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 22 April 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presents #DeafWoke with Alexandria Wailes livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 22 April at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5). Guest to be announced.

#DeafWoke with Christopher Smith
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#DeafWoke with Christopher Smith

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Tuesday 13 April 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Christopher Smith livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 13 April at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

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#DeafWoke with Armani Lawrence
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#DeafWoke with Armani Lawrence

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 8 April 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Armani Lawrence livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 8 April at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

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#DeafWoke with CJ Jones
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#DeafWoke with CJ Jones

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 18 March 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with CJ Jones livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 18 March at 4:05 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6:05 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7:05 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5). Guest to be announced.

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#DeafWoke with Katrina Rahman-Stephens
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#DeafWoke with Katrina Rahman-Stephens

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 11 March 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Katrina Rahman-Stephens livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 11 March at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5). Guest to be announced.

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#DeafWoke with with Michelle Banks
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#DeafWoke with with Michelle Banks

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 25 February 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Michelle Banks livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 25 February at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

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#DeafWoke with Ashlea Hayes
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#DeafWoke with Ashlea Hayes

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 18 February 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Ashlea Hayes livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 18 February at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5). Guest to be announced.

#DeafWoke with Warren “Wawa” Snipe
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#DeafWoke with Warren “Wawa” Snipe

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 11 February 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Warren “Wawa” Snipe livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 11 February at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5). Guest to be announced.

#DeafWoke with Jubil Khan
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#DeafWoke with Jubil Khan

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 21 January 2021
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Jubil Khan livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 21 January at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

DeafWoke with Janeshia Adams-Ginyard
DeafWoke with Janeshia Adams-Ginyard
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DeafWoke with Janeshia Adams-Ginyard

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 19 November 2020
United States

Antoine Hunter presented DeafWoke with Janeshia Adams-Ginyard livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 19 November at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

Antoine Hunter Presents #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media
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Antoine Hunter Presents #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 5 October 2020
United States

Antoine Hunter Presented #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 5 November at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

#DeafWoke with Rodney Burford
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#DeafWoke with Rodney Burford

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Thursday 29 October 2020
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Rodney Burford livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 29 October 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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Antoine Hunter presents #DeafWoke with Matt Maxey
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Antoine Hunter presents #DeafWoke with Matt Maxey

An evening with the founder of DEAFinitely Dope to share his #DeafWoke journey as a Black/Hoh male performance artist and activist.

Thursday 15 October 2020
United States

Antoine Hunter presented #DeafWoke with Matt Maxey livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 15 October 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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#DeafWoke: An Evening with Samantha Figgins
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#DeafWoke: An Evening with Samantha Figgins

Samantha shares her #DeafWoke journey as a Black Hard of Hearing woman and professional dancer

Thursday 17 September 2020
United States

Urban Jazz Dance Company presented #DeafWoke: An Evening w/ Samantha Figgins livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 17 September 2020 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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A workshop performance of Please UNtranslate Me
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A workshop performance of Please UNtranslate Me

Performed in American Sign Language with English subtitles

Monday 29 June 2020
United States

IRT Theater presented a workshop performance of Please UNtranslate Me written by Deaf playwright Monique Holt livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 29 June 2020 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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Panel Conversation Backstage with Deaf Artists and Technicians
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Panel Conversation Backstage with Deaf Artists and Technicians

Making production processes more accessible to Deaf staff, artists, and overhire folks.

Friday 13 December 2019
Web

Production Managers’ Forum (USA) Diversity and Inclusion Committee presents the panel discussion Backstage with Deaf Artists and Technicians livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 13 December 2019 at 11 a.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. MST (Denver, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 2 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 19:00 GMT (London, UTC +0)

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Creating an Intersectional Future
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Creating an Intersectional Future

The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

2 July 2019

Jill Marie Bradbury reflects on the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session, co-produced by HowlRound, when thirty Deaf, DeafBlind, and hard of hearing theatre artists, administrators, and scholars gathered in Boston for a weekend-long convening.

Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session
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Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

at Emerson College in Boston, MA

Friday 15 March 2019 - Sunday 17 March 2019
Emerson College, Jackie Liebergott Black Box in the Paramount Theatre, Boston

The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session was a convening that took place Friday to Sunday 15-17 March 2019 at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.

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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER
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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER

Accepting Applications for the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

31 July 2018

The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session, a convening for deaf theatremakers taking place on 15-17 March 2019, is accepting applications for convening participants.

Performance of And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore 'd' Monologues
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Performance of And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore 'd' Monologues

Kaite O'Reilly

Saturday 26 May 2018
Singapore

Unlimited in association with Kaite O'Reilly presented And Suddenly I Disappear: The Singapore 'd' Monologues by Kaite O'Reilly livestreaming from the National Museum of Singapore on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 26 May 2018 at 2:30 p.m. UTC +8 (Singapore) / 8:30 a.m. UTC +2 (Berlin) / 7:30 a.m. UTC +1 (London) / 06:30 UTC +0 / 4:30 p.m. UTC +10 (Sydney) / 2:30 a.m. UTC -4 (New York). 

Announcing the HowlRound Challenge Convenings
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Announcing the HowlRound Challenge Convenings

4 October 2017

HowlRound announces the four selected convening proposals for the HowlRound Challenge, a new initiative to incubate ideas and seed action to make a better theatre and a better world.

Building Communication in the Classroom Beyond Language
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Building Communication in the Classroom Beyond Language

2 October 2017

Director and educator Luane Davis Haggerty reflects on how prioritizing movement as a form of communication encouraged diversity and intersectionality in her New York City summer classroom. 

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Access Auditions for Performers who are d/Deaf and Disabled
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Access Auditions for Performers who are d/Deaf and Disabled

15 August 2017

Aaron Sawyer and Terri Hudson reflect on what they learned from the Access Auditions, and offer tangible steps theatres can take to become more accessible to performers who are d/Deaf and disabled.

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.