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How to Care for Your Queer Playwright
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How to Care for Your Queer Playwright

Development, Community, and Fresh Air

by Abraham Johnson
6 September 2018
Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 

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Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 


by Corey Bradberry
25 June 2018
The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018: MOVING THE MAP from Los Angeles, CA: New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; and Hamburg, Germany—Sunday 24 June 2018
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The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018: MOVING THE MAP from Los Angeles, CA: New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; and Hamburg, Germany—Sunday 24 June 2018

How to Care for Your Queer Playwright
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How to Care for Your Queer Playwright

Development, Community, and Fresh Air

6 September 2018

Playwright Abraham Johnson reflects on the 2018 Lambda Emerging LGBTQ Voices Retreat, and the importance of supporting emerging Queer playwrights.

Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 

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Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit 


25 June 2018

Georgia-based theatremaker Corey Bradberry reflects on lessons learned after creating an immersive murder mystery play in a four-story historical theatre, and muses on how large institutions sharing resources with smaller companies can lead to new and innovative creative partnerships.

A Ritual for the Alliance Theatre at Almost Fifty
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A Ritual for the Alliance Theatre at Almost Fifty

5 May 2017

Playwright Pearl Cleage shares her ritual at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Alliance Theatre’s new theatre space on March 30, 2017. 

Rage in Context
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Rage in Context

23 July 2016

Play recommendations from playwright Pearl Cleage for contextualizing the current anger felt by many Americans.

Pearl Cleage
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Pearl Cleage

Making a Life in the Theatre

4 June 2016

Playwright Pearl Cleage discusses growing up in a politically active family, the challenges faced by actors and directors of color, and the need for truth in theatre.

Why Pearl Cleage, Why Alliance Theatre?
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Why Pearl Cleage, Why Alliance Theatre?

15 March 2016

Artistic Director Susan Booth and Resident Playwright Pearl Cleage discuss their working relationship at the Alliance.

The FAQs of Senior Theatre, Answered by Past Prime Players
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The FAQs of Senior Theatre, Answered by Past Prime Players

13 December 2015

Monciella Elder, director of Past Prime Players, answers some common questions about Senior Theatre.

Black Lives Matter, Ferguson, and Troy Davis
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Black Lives Matter, Ferguson, and Troy Davis

Writing about a Moving Target

6 November 2015

Playwright Lee Nowell talks about the development of Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project and speaks with playwrights Gabrielle Fulton and Phillip DePoy about creating work today that deals with race.

Oh, the Feels! Or, What Is the Collision Project?
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Oh, the Feels! Or, What Is the Collision Project?

17 September 2014

Anne Towns shares an overview of the Alliance Theatre Collision Project. 

Twentieth Anniversary Production of Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky
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Twentieth Anniversary Production of Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky

4 August 2014

This season, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre will present a twentieth anniversary production of "Blues for an Alabama Sky" by playwright in residence Pearl Cleage. The Alliance premiered the play during their 1995 season.

Soul Serenade #3
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Soul Serenade #3

A Few Words on Scrooge and Santa

17 December 2013

Pearl Cleage writes about color-conscious casting in productions of A Christmas Carol, and the importance of representation during the holidays and beyond.

Soul Serenade #2
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Soul Serenade #2

The Challenge of Vera Stark

2 December 2013

The day after the opening, I get an email from a lawyer friend who says: “Okay, Pearl, you’re the expert. Explain the second act of that play we saw last night.” I sigh and put on the coffee. My hands hover over the keys. I’m not sure what to say or how to say it. Not sure where to find the intersection of honest critique, institutional loyalty and sisterhood solidarity, I plunge in, hoping for the best.

Soul Serenade
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Soul Serenade

Thoughts on a Residency in Progress

26 October 2013

Pear Clearge talks about the complexity of her residency at The Alliance as it brings together the subject of ingenuity/institution and context of location.

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Six Ways of Thinking about Liquid Culture
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Six Ways of Thinking about Liquid Culture

20 August 2013

Andrew Alexander offers tools for appreciating the art and value of live performance while reflecting on gloATL's 2013 public art project, Liquid Culture.

Atlanta's Saiah seeks to transform the Great American Novel into the Great American Play
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Atlanta's Saiah seeks to transform the Great American Novel into the Great American Play

30 May 2013

Andrew Alexander looks at Atlanta-based theatre company Saiah, which took on the challenge of making a sea and whale come alive for audiences in their adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

A Howl Out from Dharmic Dixie
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A Howl Out from Dharmic Dixie

31 May 2012
Interview with Neil Barclay
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Interview with Neil Barclay

5 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Neil Barclay of the National Black Arts Festival on the role of presenters in choosing work that will best connect with their community. 

The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018: MOVING THE MAP from Los Angeles, CA: New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; and Hamburg, Germany—Sunday 24 June 2018
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The Dancer-Citizen Live 2018: MOVING THE MAP from Los Angeles, CA: New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; and Hamburg, Germany—Sunday 24 June 2018

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)

The NEH Institute 2018: Digital Technologies in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA—Monday 18 June - Thursday 28 June 2018
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The NEH Institute 2018: Digital Technologies in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA—Monday 18 June - Thursday 28 June 2018

The University of Georgia’s Department of Theatre and Film Studies presented the NEH Institute 2018: Digital Technologies in Theatre and Performance Studies livestreamed from commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 18 June - Thursday 28 June 2018.

The 4th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Tuesday 8 June 2015
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The 4th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Tuesday 8 June 2015

 

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Actor's Express presented The 4th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 9 June at 4:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 6:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York).

Emerging Writers and Harold Pinter’s Legacy: A Conversation at Theater Emory in Atlanta—Friday 31 October 2014
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Emerging Writers and Harold Pinter’s Legacy: A Conversation at Theater Emory in Atlanta—Friday 31 October 2014

Theater Emory, the professional producing organization of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, presented a panel discussion on Harold Pinter in conversation with contemporary artists as a part of their semester-long celebration of the playwright’s work, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 31 October at 20:00 GMT (London) / 4 p.m. EDT (Toronto) / 3 p.m. CDT (Austin) / 1 p.m. PDT (Vancouver). In Twitter, use #howlround to chat.

3rd Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Monday 9 June 2014
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3rd Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Monday 9 June 2014

Actor’s Express and One-Minute Play Festival present The 3rd Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 9 June at 5 p.m. PDT (Vancouver) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 8 p.m. EDT (Atlanta). 

Vera Stark: Passing and the Complex Landscape of Identity Formation at Emory University in Atlanta—Wednesday 9 October 2013
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Vera Stark: Passing and the Complex Landscape of Identity Formation at Emory University in Atlanta—Wednesday 9 October 2013

Emory University and Alliance Thatre present Vera Stark: Passing and the Complex Landscape of Identity Formation panel discussion filmed on 9 October 2013.

Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Tuesday 11 June 2013
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Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival at Actor's Express in Atlanta—Tuesday 11 June 2013

The One-Minute Play Festival & Actor’s Express present The Second Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 11 June 2013 at 5 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles), 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago), 8 p.m. EDT (Atlanta).

How Will ObamaCare Impact Artists, Arts Businesses and Arts Not-for-Profits? with the Actors Fund in Atlanta—Saturday 9 February 2013
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How Will ObamaCare Impact Artists, Arts Businesses and Arts Not-for-Profits? with the Actors Fund in Atlanta—Saturday 9 February 2013

The Actors Fund presented a talk by Jim Brown about how the Affordable Health Care Act will affect the arts commmunity livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 9 February 2013 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago) / 12 p.m. EST (Atlanta) on Saturday, February 9.