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SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon (Germany)
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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
Silenced Theatres in 2021: Illiberal Democracies & Effects of COVID-19
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Silenced Theatres in 2021: Illiberal Democracies & Effects of COVID-19
ETC International Theatre Conference | The Week of New European Drama
Thursday 10 June 2021
Europe
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
headshots of Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon.
SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Héléna Pikon (Germany)
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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 presented 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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Silenced Theatres in 2021: Illiberal Democracies & Effects of COVID-19
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Silenced Theatres in 2021: Illiberal Democracies & Effects of COVID-19

ETC International Theatre Conference | The Week of New European Drama

Thursday 10 June 2021
Europe

The European Theatre Convention presented the panel Silenced Theatres in 2021: Illiberal Democracies & Effects of COVID-19 happening within the context of ETC International Theatre Conference and The Week of New European Drama. This panel will livestream for the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Thursday 10 June at 10 a.m. CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 11 a.m. EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3) / 9 a.m. BST (London, UTC +1).

Two teenage theatre artists sitting together.
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).

portraits of Övül Ö. Durmusoglu and joanna warsza.
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).

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).

portraits of Bettina Milz, Stefan Schmidtke & Olaf Kröck.
SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Milz, Stefan Schmidtke & Olaf Kröck​ (Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Milz, Stefan Schmidtke & Olaf Kröck​ (Germany)

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

Thursday 13 May 2021
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Bettina Milz, Stefan Schmidtke & Olaf Kröck​ (Germany) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 13 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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Spaces of Puppetry in Lübeck
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Spaces of Puppetry in Lübeck

7 April 2021

Antonia Napp, Sonja Riehn, Silke Technau, and Stephan Schlafke share learnings about running KOLK 17, a cultural institution in Lübeck, Germany that combines a puppetry theatre company and puppetry museum, and where the goal is to redefine exhibiting the art form.

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Designing the New Decade: Green Theatre
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Designing the New Decade: Green Theatre

Hosted by European Theatre Convention's International Theatre Conference

Wednesday 25 November 2020
European Union

What can theatres do to reduce their carbon footprints? Why and how do we need to act and change our ways of producing, working and travelling? The conference focused on sustainability and "Green Theatre" practices to help the sector effectively implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Welcome to Weimar Kunstfest
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Welcome to Weimar Kunstfest

How an Arts Festival is Promoting a Better Germany

23 November 2020

verity healey recaps the multidisciplinary arts festival Kunstfest, which took place in Weimar, Germany in late August and early September this year and tackled issues such as immigration, identity, COVID-19, and the environment.

Segal Talks with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany)
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Segal Talks with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany)

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

Wednesday 18 November 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Sebastian Kaiser (Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Rabih Mroué and carol martin
Segal Talks with Rabih Mroué (Germany)
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Segal Talks with Rabih Mroué (Germany)

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

Thursday 12 November 2020
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Rabih Mroué (Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 12 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +01) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

event graphic for the convesation: Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?
Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?
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Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?

The current state of performing arts in higher education in Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Germany, and Netherlands.

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Cluj, Romania

The Paintbrush Factory in Cluj, Romania presented a conversation Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today? livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 16:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 18:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2).

Roma Heroes Festival poster.
Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival
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Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

Several of this year's festival artists discussing their work in Roma theatre.

Monday 19 October 2020
Budapest, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation with several of the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival artists livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 19 October at 11:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 2:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 19:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 20:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 21:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy
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SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Germany

Tuesday 14 July 2020
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Panel Discussion: Reopening European Theatres
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Panel Discussion: Reopening European Theatres

hosted by European Theatre Convention's International Theatre Conference

Thursday 11 June 2020
Berlin, Germany

The European Theatre Convention presents the panel discussion Reopening European Theatres livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 9:00-11:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 10:00-12:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 11:00-13:00 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3) / 16:00-18:00 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 18:00-20:00 AEST (Sydney, UTC +10).

Thomas Oberender.
SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Oberender
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SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Oberender

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Germany.

Thursday 21 May 2020
Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Oberender livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 21 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Lola Arias.
SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias
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SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists around the world.

Tuesday 5 May 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Rimini Protokoll.
SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll- Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll- Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Germany.

Monday 27 April 2020
United States and Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll’s Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 27 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

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SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Ostermeier (Berlin, Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Ostermeier (Berlin, Germany)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Wednesday 1 April 2020
Berlin, Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Thomas Ostermeier, (Berlin, Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

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Performances and Conversations from The Bucharest International Theater Platform #6: My Revolution
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Performances and Conversations from The Bucharest International Theater Platform #6: My Revolution

HUOOOOO!!! by Auăleu, An tan tina by Nicoleta Lefter, and a conversation with Gob Squad

Friday 11 October & Sunday 13 October 2019
Bucharest, Romania

The Bucharest International Theater Platform #6: My Revolution presented a performance of HUOOOOO!!! by Auăleu, a performance of An tan tina by Nicoleta Lefter, and a conversation with Gob Squad livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 11 October and Sunday 13 October 2019.

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Participatory Theatre
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Participatory Theatre

Europe’s Game Changer

4 August 2019

verity healey does a deep-dive into the Our Stage – 4th European Bürgerbühne Festival, which took place in Dresden, Germany, in May 2019.

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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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The PEN World Voices International Play Festival
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The PEN World Voices International Play Festival

at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Monday 6 May to Thursday 9 May 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Center presented the PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2019 livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Monday 6 May to Thursday 9 May 2019.

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Power Plays
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Power Plays

Cutting-Edge Political Theatre in Germany

10 January 2019

William Hand reflects on Germany’s Politik im Freien Theater Festival and discusses several shows that were presented there in November 2018.

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Eurocentrism is the new colonial by Fabio Roberto Tolledi and Nora Amin
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Eurocentrism is the new colonial by Fabio Roberto Tolledi and Nora Amin

IETM Munich Plenary Meeting 2018

Saturday 3 November 2018
Munich, Germany

Whether European artists and professionals struggle against it or play along with it, Eurocentrism—in other words, post-colonialism—is undoubtedly influencing artistic production and shaping art dissemination networks. Will Europe overcome its colonial past and think outside its box? Can Europe be part of the world and not consider its values and aesthetic as universal? Can Europe relate to other cultures by different means other than exotism and cultural appropriation?