Global Engagement

Content that goes beyond exchange between cultures to address and engage world-wide issues.

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Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica
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Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica

by Beatrice Basso
30 July 2018
Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories
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Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories

by Bertie Ferdman
15 July 2018
The Global Voices panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation: 2018 Mentorship Institute in Minneapolis—Wednesday 18 July 2018
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The Global Voices panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation: 2018 Mentorship Institute in Minneapolis—Wednesday 18 July 2018

Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica
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Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica

30 July 2018

Beatrice Basso discusses what it was like to bring multidisciplinary artists from north and south of the US-Mexico border together to create and learn from each other in the artist-driven exchange Práctica. / Beatrice Basso analiza cómo fue el intercambio artístico Práctica, en el que artistas del norte y del sur de la frontera México-Estados Unidos se reunieron para crear y aprender unos de otros.

Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories
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Red Hills and the Question of Who Gets to Tell What Stories

15 July 2018

Bertie Ferdman looks at En Garde Arts’ production of Red Hills, which explores the question: “Who has the right to tell what stories?”

Decolonizing Theatre
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Decolonizing Theatre

an Introduction

27 May 2018

Annalisa Dias and Madeline Sayet introduce the Decolonizing Theatre series by exploring the ways the American theatre has been and still is complicit in the legacy of colonialism.

Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange
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Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange

23 May 2018

Caitlin Cassidy discusses ten principles and practices she's learned as an artist working at the intersection of arts and cross-cultural exchange, and as one of Georgetown University's Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics Fellows.

A Global Network That Protects and Defends Artists at Risk
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A Global Network That Protects and Defends Artists at Risk

17 May 2018

Julie Trébault and Laura Kauer García discuss the work that Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) has been doing to connect, defend, and protect artists worldwide.

Why Artists Should Pay Attention to US Visas, Policy, and Cultural Exchange
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Why Artists Should Pay Attention to US Visas, Policy, and Cultural Exchange

16 May 2018

Matthew Covey, founding director of Tamizdat, discusses why American theatre artists should be more knowledgable about US visas and policies, and describes how Tamizdat is working to support international artists performing in the US. 

Artistic Freedom
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Artistic Freedom

a Moveable Feast

14 May 2018

Mary Ann DeVlieg discusses different types of artistic censorship and organizations that are fighting globally for freedom of expression. 

Acting Our Convictions
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Acting Our Convictions

Talking and Performing

10 December 2013

Sibiu International Theatre Festival creates a dialogue from the performances of different cultures. It brings up the questions of how artists perceive and what that means within our work.

Long Distance Affair
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Long Distance Affair

Interview with Team Singapore

14 August 2013

An interview with Team Singapore about their experience creating theatre that crosses borders through technology and how theatre can change the audience experience through it.

Interview with Ana Margineanu & Tamilla Woodard
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Interview with Ana Margineanu & Tamilla Woodard

12 August 2013

Ana Margineanu and Tamilla Woodard talk about how Skype is changing not only the creative experience for artists but also how and where audiences participate in theatre.

Hacking Theater In A Networked World
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Hacking Theater In A Networked World

15 April 2013

Robert Matney writes about the various ways in which theater companies are adapting and thriving by incorporating technology into their practice.

Joining the Band
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Joining the Band

25 March 2013

Brooke Christensen reflects on her encounters with Emma Rice and Kneehigh's work, and the power of belonging in the audience – whether for 90 minutes and an intermission, or for the rest of one's life.

The Global Voices panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation: 2018 Mentorship Institute in Minneapolis—Wednesday 18 July 2018
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The Global Voices panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation: 2018 Mentorship Institute in Minneapolis—Wednesday 18 July 2018

Art2Action, Inc. and Pangea World Theater are proud to present an extraordinary conversation, featuring several of the international theater directors who are participating in the 2018 National Institute for Directing and Ensemble Creation—including world-renowned dramaturg Rustom Bharucha, Syrian director Kholoud Sawaf, recent recipient of the Order of Canada Margo Kane, director of Nicaragua’s most important theater Lucero Millan, South African theater professor and Zulu artist Ntokozo Madlala, and more. Tune in for a revolutionary global conversation!

Around-the-Globe Chain Play in celebration of World Theatre Day at the Lark Play Development Center in New York—Wednesday 27 March 2013
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Around-the-Globe Chain Play in celebration of World Theatre Day at the Lark Play Development Center in New York—Wednesday 27 March 2013

In honor of World Theatre Day, the NYCWTD Coalition presented a reading of the Around-the-Globe Chain Play at the Lark Play Development Center livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 27 March 2013 at 23:00 GMT/UTC (London) / 7 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4 p.m. PDT (San Francisco).

Convening on Global Performance at Georgetown University Theater—Thursday 14 June - Saturday 16 June 2012
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Convening on Global Performance at Georgetown University Theater—Thursday 14 June - Saturday 16 June 2012

The Georgetown University Theater and Performance Studies Program hosted an invited convening on Global Performance, Civic Imagination, and Cultural Diplomacy livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 14 June - Saturday 16 June 2012.