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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
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
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
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).

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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Chameleon Girl (Hungary)
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Chameleon Girl (Hungary)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 6 October 2020
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Chameleon Girl (Hungary) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 6 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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The Hardest Word (Scotland)
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The Hardest Word (Scotland)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Wednesday 30 September 2020
Scotland, United Kingdom

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around The Hardest Word (Scotland) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)
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You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 28 September 2020
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation around You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 28 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)  
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SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)
 

Daily live online conversations on US and global theatre & performance

Thursday 24 September 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Budapest) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 September 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).

A Conversation about Profound Dignity (Spain)
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A Conversation about Profound Dignity (Spain)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 22 September 2020
Spain

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Profound Dignity (Spain) with the Roma Theatre Retrospective livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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A Conversation around Shoddies (Hungary)
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A Conversation around Shoddies (Hungary)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 21 September 2020
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Shoddies (Hungary) with the Roma Theatre Retrospective livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 21 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (UTC -4) / 18:00 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2).

Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel.
SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)
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SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Hungary

Monday 4 May 2020
United States and Hungary

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 4 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)

The Legacy poster
Performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje
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Performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje

Budapest, Hungary

Thursday 20 February 2020
Budapest, Hungary

A performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje livestreamed from Budapest, Hungary on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 20 February 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PST (Vancouver, UTC -8) / 1:00 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 18:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 19:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 20:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2). 

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Slovakia Searches for Itself at the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra
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Slovakia Searches for Itself at the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra

15 December 2019

Kirsten Bowen reflects on Slovakia’s 2019 International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra, which was programmed based on the theme “faces of freedom.”

protest image saying culture is the national fund.
Hungary’s Funding Emergency in the Performing Arts
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Hungary’s Funding Emergency in the Performing Arts

A call-to-action panel discussion about the context of this crisis and how to help.

Sunday 8 December 2019
Budapest, Hungary

A call-to-action panel discussion about Hungary’s funding emergency in the performing arts livestreamed from Jurányi performing arts theatre, Budapest on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 8 December 2019 at 1:30 p.m PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 4:30 p.m EST (New York, UTC -5) / 21:30 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 22:30 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 23:30 (Bucharest, UTC +2).

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The (self-)representation of Romas on stage - trends and challenges in today’s Hungary
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The (self-)representation of Romas on stage - trends and challenges in today’s Hungary

A conversation during the dunaPart 5 platform

Saturday 30 November 2019
Budapest, Hungary

dunaPart—an initiative of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest—presented the conversation The (self-)representation of Romas on stage - trends and challenges in today’s Hungary livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Saturday 30 November 2019 at 8 a.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 11 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 16:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 18:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2).

woman performer spraying herself with a seltzer can.
Performance of Etiquette, or the Perfect Human by Stereo Akt (Hungary)
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Performance of Etiquette, or the Perfect Human by Stereo Akt (Hungary)

Presented by Zug in Cluj, Romania. 

Monday 23 September 2019
Cluj, Romania

Zug in Cluj, Romania presented a performance of Etiquette, or the Perfect Human by Stereo Akt (Hungary) as a part of the Guest Performance Series in the Zug livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 23 September 2019 at 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 UTC +0 / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 20:00 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3). 

Two actors in traditional Roma women clothing with their backs to us.
Discussion of Who killed Szomna Grancsa? by Giuvlipen Theatre Company (Romania)
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Discussion of Who killed Szomna Grancsa? by Giuvlipen Theatre Company (Romania)

Presented by the Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival, Budapest, Hungary

Sunday 15 September 2019
Budapest, Hungary

Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival produced by Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation about Giuvlipen Theatre Company's Who killed Szomna Grancsa? from Budapest, Hungary for the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 15 September 2019. 

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The Other Role
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The Other Role

On the Representation of Roma on the Hungarian Stage

11 March 2019

Katarzyna Pabijanek reflects on Roma presence in Hungarian theatre, both throughout history and today.

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Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest
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Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest

3 January 2019

Howard Shalwitz gives us a glimpse into the theatre community in Budapest, Hungary, after a recent trip to the city.

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The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog
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The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog

with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski

Thursday 1 November 2018
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Center for International Theatre Development presented The Politician as an Artist—a lecture and conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski livestreaming from Emerson College in Boston on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 1 November 2018 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York) / 16:00 UTC +0 (London) / 17:00 UTC +1 (Budapest). 

The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making—a panel discussion
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The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making—a panel discussion

Friday 1 December 2017
Budapest, Hungary

Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest, Hungary presented The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making— a panel discussion at dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 1 December 2017 at 10:30 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 4:30 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 9:30 a.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 11:30 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 17:30 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:30 p.m. AEDT (Sydney, UTC +11). In Twitter, follow @HowlRound for updates, and use #howlround.

Theatre and Power—a panel discussion
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Theatre and Power—a panel discussion

Thursday 30 November 2017
Budapest, Hungary

Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest, Hungary presented Theatre and Power— a panel discussion at dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 30 November 2017 at 10:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 4:00 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 9:00 a.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 11:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 17:00 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:00 p.m. AEDT (Sydney, UTC +11). In Twitter, follow @HowlRound for updates, and use #howlround.

Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors
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Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors

14 July 2017

The World Theatre Map beta project has engaged its first cohort of twenty-eight World Theatre Map Ambassadors from twenty-four countries to direct community organizing, outreach, and feedback gathering.

Change Shouldn’t Be Wishful Thinking / A változás nem lehet csak hiú ábránd
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Change Shouldn’t Be Wishful Thinking / A változás nem lehet csak hiú ábránd

8 April 2017

Finally, we would like to present the sole representatives of community theatre in Hungary: Koma Base, who took up a very important role in the life of a community in the outskirts of Budapest. / Végül a Koma Bázist szeretnénk bemutatni, a közösségi színház egyetlen képviselőit ma Magyarországon, akik nagyon fontos szerepet vállaltak magukra egy budapesti, külvárosi közöség életében.

Active Curiosity
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Active Curiosity

Researching Art / Cselekvő kíváncsiság. Kutató művészet

7 April 2017

Káva Drama/Theater in Education Association is one of the most important groups on the scene in Budapest in taking responsibility for the next generation. / A Káva Műhely csapata minden alkalommal lenyűgöz, amikor projektjeink kereszteződnek. Ők képezik az egyik legfontosabb csoportot a szakmán belül, akik felelősséget vállalnak a következő generációért.

From the Inside I Truly Believe that I am Dancing in Golden Silk
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From the Inside I Truly Believe that I am Dancing in Golden Silk

6 April 2017

We would like to dedicate the fourth article of the series to dance. Viktor Szeri, an up-and-coming dancer from Budapest, leads us into its secrets. / A sorozat negyedik posztját a táncnak dedikáljuk. Szeri Viktor, egy fiatal és feltörekvő budapesti táncos, bevezet annak titkaiba.