Global Engagement

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

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Migrating Our Skills as Cultural Workers
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Migrating Our Skills as Cultural Workers

by Joon Lynn Goh, Janna Graham
16 October 2019
Livestreaming a performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City
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Livestreaming a performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City

with the Great Jones Repertory Company and artists from The Trojan Women Project’s work in Guatemala, Cambodia and Kosovo

Friday 13 December 2019
New York City
Livestreaming Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others
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Livestreaming Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others

Telematic Panel and Round Table Discussion at CultureHub

Monday 9 December 2019
New York City
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Livestreaming a performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City
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Livestreaming a performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City

with the Great Jones Repertory Company and artists from The Trojan Women Project’s work in Guatemala, Cambodia and Kosovo

Friday 13 December 2019
New York City

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and CultureHub present a performance of The Trojan Women as a part of the Trojan Women Project Festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 13 December 2019 at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 6 p.m. CST (Guatemala City, UTC-6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5) / Saturday 14 December at 00:00 UTC+0 / 01:00 CET (Prishtina, Kosovo, UTC+1) / 07:00 ICT (Phnom Pen, UTC+7).

a crowd of people hugging each other
Livestreaming Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others
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Livestreaming Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others

Telematic Panel and Round Table Discussion at CultureHub

Monday 9 December 2019
New York City

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and CultureHub present the panel discussion Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others as a part of the Trojan Women Project Festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 9 December 2019 at 8 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 10 a.m. CST (Guatemala City, UTC-6) / 11 a.m. EST (New York, UTC-5) / 16:00 UTC+0 / 17:00 CET (Prishtina, Kosovo, UTC+1) / 23:00 ICT (Phnom Pen, UTC+7).

hands of two people delicately placing their fingers on a balance with a feeling of solidarity
Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly 2019: Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene
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Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly 2019: Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene

The first full ArtsLink Assembly in New York City organized and produced by CEC ArtsLink.

Wednesday 13 November 2019
New York, New York, USA

CEC ArtsLink launches their first full ArtsLink Assembly in New York City entitled Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 11 a.m. EST (New York) / 16:00 UTC +0 (London) / 17:00 UTC +1 (Berlin) / 18:00 UTC +2 (Bucharest) / 19:00 UTC +3 (Moscow). Use #ArtsLinkAssembly in social media.

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Migrating Our Skills as Cultural Workers
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Migrating Our Skills as Cultural Workers

16 October 2019

Cultural organizer and producer Joon Lynn Goh speaks with Janna Graham, a research-based practitioner, curator, and lecturer, about connecting cultural work with political organizing.

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Raising the Dead and Staging the New
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Raising the Dead and Staging the New

Democracy and Identity at Finland’s Tampere Theatre Festival

7 October 2019

Sam Williams dives into several of the productions at Finland’s Tampere Theatre Festival, which ran between August 5 and 11 and which was curated based on the theme of bravery.

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Anticolonial Creative Collaboration and the Development of Mirror Butterfly
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Anticolonial Creative Collaboration and the Development of Mirror Butterfly

15 August 2019

Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez, part of the Afro Yaqui Music Collective, talk about artivism—what it means, what it can look like—in relation to building a jazz opera with various communities around the world.

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The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival
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The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University

Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May 2019
Washington, DC

As part of the inaugural CrossCurrents festival, The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. presents The Gathering livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May 2019.

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From Gaza City to the Golden Gate
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From Gaza City to the Golden Gate

A Call to the International Theatre Community to Join the Struggle for Cultural Justice

12 February 2019

With the bombing of Gaza’s last-remaining arts space—the Al Mishal Cultural Centre—in August 2018, Jessica Litwak and a group of international theatremakers are calling for justice.

 

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ArtsLink Assembly 2018: Artists and Global Citizenship
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ArtsLink Assembly 2018: Artists and Global Citizenship

A Pilot ArtsLink Assembly in New York City organized and produced by CEC ArtsLink

Friday 16 November 2018
Lenfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University

CEC ArtsLink presented a pilot ArtsLink Assembly on Artists and Global Citizenship livestreaming from New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 16 November 2018 at 2 p.m. EST (New York) / 19:00 UTC +0 (London) / 20:00 UTC +1 (Berlin) / 21:00 UTC +2 (Bucharest) / 22:00 UTC +3 (Moscow). Use #ArtsLinkAssembly in social media.

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.

The Global Voices Panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation
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The Global Voices Panel at the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation

2018 Mentorship Institute

Wednesday 18 July 2018
Minneapolis, MN, United States

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!

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/La Descolonización del Teatro
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Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro

an Introduction/Introducción

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Around-the-Globe Chain Play in celebration of World Theatre Day at the Lark Play Development Center
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Around-the-Globe Chain Play in celebration of World Theatre Day at the Lark Play Development Center

Wednesday 27 March 2013
New York, NY, United States

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).

A still from the play Wild Bride.
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.

Convening on Global Performance at Georgetown University Theater
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Convening on Global Performance at Georgetown University Theater

Thursday 14 June - Saturday 16 June 2012
Washington, D.C., United States

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.