Sara Brookner interviews the steering committee of the Berkshire Leadership Summit, which brought together a hundred present and future US and Canadian women leaders to discuss equity and advancement in the theatre field.
Taking Shakespeare’s Measure in the Twenty-First Century
Dr. Nora Williams and Measure (Still) for Measure
3 April 2018
Dr. Nora Williams joins us to talk about Measure (Still) for Measure, a devised theatre project in the US that revises Shakespeare's infamous "problem play" in order to engage with issues such as sexual consent.
Holly Derr discusses the dramaturgical implications of playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle changing one of her characters to a woman in her newest play Manahatta, which premiered at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in March 2018.
The League of Professional Theatre Women presented the 2018 Theatre Women Awards livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 16 March at 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco).
Community and New Play Development in The Duchess of Stringtown
14 January 2018
Jordan Schwartz, director of literary programs and outreach at Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, discusses a project that originated at the Indiana Women’s Prison and culminated in a production in the neighborhood that was the setting of the story.
Does Your Theatre Department Have a Patriarchy Problem?
17 December 2017
Director and theatre professor Holly Derr gives advice on how to identify whether your theatre department might be ripe for sexual harrassment, and offers tangible steps for professors to change the culture of their departments.
Invisible Leaders and Creating Support for the Parent Artist
A Conversation on Research, Visibility, and Inclusion
13 December 2017
Continuing the series on parent-artists, Ineke Ceder and Catherine Mueller Melwani discuss how research can play a role in creating a bridge between the parent-artist experiencing isolation and the solutions recommended for equity and parity.
A special event that celebrates Women of the African Diaspora and their impact on theater and the world.
Monday 20 November 2017
Dallas, TX, United States
Bishop Arts Theatre Center presents The Monologue Projectin Dallas, Texaslivestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 20 November 2017 at 8:00 p.m. EST (New York) / 7:00 p.m. CST (Dallas) / 5:00 p.m. PST (San Francisco).