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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

by verity healey
23 November 2020
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
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
Designing the New Decade, Green Theatre event poster.
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)
Video

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)
Video

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).

susanne kennedy.
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
Essay

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.

a group of people running in a circle
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.

performer with a collage of images being projected onto them
Power Plays
Essay

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?

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They call me an artist by Liwaa Yazji and Ramzi Maqdisi
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They call me an artist by Liwaa Yazji and Ramzi Maqdisi

IETM Munich Plenary Meeting 2018

Friday 2 November 2018
Munich, Germany

How can there be meaningful work on a diverse society if ensembles and programes don’t reflect the diversity of the societies they are a part of? How can artists make any knowledgeable statement about their society, if their teams are not as diverse as society is? How do we stop casting or programing of migrant artists only because of their migrant backgrounds? Artists just want to be artists. Or should they use their specific origins to an even greater extent to make their voices heard?

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Berlin: Governing a “Creative” City
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Berlin: Governing a “Creative” City

25 October 2018

Through conversation between Senator Dr. Klaus Lederer and artist-advocate Christophe Knoch, Friederike Landau explores how political decision-makers and artist-activists can work together to create meaningful change for the independent theatre scene in Berlin.

naked performer doing an acrobatic move in the middle of a crowded set
Conversation with Vegard Vinge (Norway) + Ida Müller (Germany) at the Martin E. Segal Center in New York City
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Conversation with Vegard Vinge (Norway) + Ida Müller (Germany) at the Martin E. Segal Center in New York City

Monday 22 October 2018
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented a talk with Vegard Vinge (Norway) + Ida Müller (Germany) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 22 October 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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Belonging in a “Creative” City
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Belonging in a “Creative” City

11 October 2018

Dr. Friederike Landau and Christophe Knoch explore artist activism in Berlin, detailing the purpose of the Koalition der Freien Szene and weaving in thoughts from the city’s senator for culture and Europe, Dr. Klaus Lsderer.

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)

actors onstage
The Importance of Military Theatre in Europe
Essay

The Importance of Military Theatre in Europe

1 July 2018

Tammie Pollard details the history of military theatre in Europe, explores its benefits, and looks at the challenges it faces today.

Lost Worlds and “Pansexual Extravaganzas”
Podcast

Lost Worlds and “Pansexual Extravaganzas”

Rediscovering Weimar Operetta with Dr. Kevin Clarke

17 April 2018

Dr. Kevin Clarke of the Operetta Research Center introduces us to Weimar-era operetta, which pushed artistic and social boundaries and is finally enjoying an artistic and scholarly reappraisal after decades of neglect.