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Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show
Essay

Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show

by Roxanna Myhrum
16 June 2019
Creation is a Personal Thing (And So Is Your Grant) with Quita Sullivan of NEFA
Podcast

Creation is a Personal Thing (And So Is Your Grant) with Quita Sullivan of NEFA

From the Ground Up Episode #9

by Jeffrey Mosser, Quita Sullivan
20 May 2019
On Seeing and Being Seen
Essay

On Seeing and Being Seen

by Kirsten Greenidge
30 April 2019
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Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show
Essay

Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show

16 June 2019

Roxanna Myhrum looks at the history of the iconic puppet show Punch and Judy and Sarah Nolen’s feminist adaptation of it, Judy Save the Day.

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Creation is a Personal Thing (And So Is Your Grant) with Quita Sullivan of NEFA
Podcast

Creation is a Personal Thing (And So Is Your Grant) with Quita Sullivan of NEFA

From the Ground Up Episode #9

20 May 2019

In this episode of the From the Ground Up Podcast, Jeffrey Mosser and Quita Sullivan of New England Foundation of the Arts talk equity in the grant making process, and share some best practices for artists applying to grants.

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On Seeing and Being Seen
Essay

On Seeing and Being Seen

30 April 2019

Playwright Kirsten Greenidge talks about what it means to see and be seen in theatre.

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Harnessing the Combined Power of Theatre and TV
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Harnessing the Combined Power of Theatre and TV

7 April 2019

Camille Cuzzupoli examines the themes present in Manual Cinema’s production The End of TV.

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Creativity Connects: MASSCreative Arts Advocacy Day
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Creativity Connects: MASSCreative Arts Advocacy Day

Hosted by ArtsEmerson in Boston

Tuesday 26 March 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

MASSCreative presented Creativity Connects: MASSCreative Arts Advocacy Day livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 7 a.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 9 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10 a.m. EDT (Boston).

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The Arts Equity Summit
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The Arts Equity Summit

A three-day summit and arts-integrated experience examining issues of equity both in, and through, the arts.

Friday 22 March 2019 and Saturday 23 March 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

Arts Connect International presented the Arts Equity Summit livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 22 March 2019 and Saturday 23 March 2019.

Creating Work and Artistic Homes
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Creating Work and Artistic Homes

Friday 26 January 2018

HowlRound at Emerson College in Boston presented a conversation with performance artist Taylor Mac, HERE Arts Center Artistic Director Kristin Marting, and designer Machine Dazzle livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 26 January 2018 at 4:30 p.m. EST (Boston) / 3:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 1:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 21:30 GMT (London, UTC +0). 

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Monuments: Shaping Public Space, Memory & Culture: Discussion
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Monuments: Shaping Public Space, Memory & Culture: Discussion

with NEFA and WBUR in Boston

Thursday 13 December 2018
Boston, MA

Update: this event will no longer be livestreamed. Check back here for a video archive. New England Foundation for the Arts and WBUR present a discussion on Monuments: Shaping Public Space, Memory, and Culture livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv at 2:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 4:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 5:30 p.m. EST (Boston) on Thursday 13 December.

We Had a Convening About Comedy in Theatre and People Couldn’t Stop Farting
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We Had a Convening About Comedy in Theatre and People Couldn’t Stop Farting

27 November 2018

Playwright Peter Nachtrieb gives his reflections on the Comedy Convening co-hosted by HowlRound in Boston, MA on 17 and 18 October 2018. 

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The Gender Explosion Forum
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The Gender Explosion Forum

Creating a Space for Gender Diverse Theatre

Tuesday 20 November 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

StageSource in Boston presented the Gender Explosion Forum—a moderated panel discussion on ways to foster gender diversity in the New England theatre community—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 6:30 p.m. EST (Boston) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. PST (Vancouver) / 23:30 UTC +0 (London).

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Panels from Hacking Arts 2018
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Panels from Hacking Arts 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

Saturday-Sunday 13-14 October 2018
MA, United States

Hacking Arts presented the Hacking Arts 2018 Festival at the MIT Media Lab livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday and Sunday 13-14 October 2018.

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Strengthening Job Prospects Within and Beyond the Academy
Essay

Strengthening Job Prospects Within and Beyond the Academy

A State of the Field Address for the Fourth Symposium of Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies

7 October 2018

Tufts professor Dr. Noe Montez's keynote speech at the Fourth Symposium on Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies in Boston, MA on 5-6 October 2018.

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4th Symposium of Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies
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4th Symposium of Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies

Tufts University

Friday 5 October - Saturday 6 October 2018
Medford, Massachusetts, USA

The graduate program in Theatre and Performance Studies at Tufts University presented the 4th Symposium on Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 5 October - Saturday 6 October 2018. 

Men and Women and Non-Binary People On Boats
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Men and Women and Non-Binary People On Boats

Exploring New Styles of Gender Diversity

26 September 2018

Theatremaker Sloth Levine uses the casting conceit in Jaclyn Backhaus’s play Men On Boats as a jumping off point to explore gender diversity in casting.

The Birth of a Climate Commons for Theatre and Performance
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The Birth of a Climate Commons for Theatre and Performance

18 September 2018

Lani Fu introduces the Climate Commons, an initiative that emerged from the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change convening in June 2018. 

Art on a Damaged Planet
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Art on a Damaged Planet

the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening

16 September 2018

Playwright MJ Halberstadt reports on Theatre of the Age of Climate Change convening, which took place 8-10 June 2018 in Boston, MA. 

Presentation on Equitable Workplaces: Operationalizing Your Values
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Presentation on Equitable Workplaces: Operationalizing Your Values

Fractured Atlas, hosted by ArtsBoston

Friday 14 September 2018
Boston, MA, United States

Fractured Atlas in partnership with ArtsBoston presented Operationalizing Your Values livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Boston on Friday 14 September 2018 at 10 a.m. EDT (New York) / 9 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 7 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 20:00 UTC+0 / 9 p.m. BST (London).

On Harassment Policies for Critics in the Age of #MeToo
Essay

On Harassment Policies for Critics in the Age of #MeToo

26 August 2018

Kitty Drexel discusses how the New England theatre community is working to improve their harassment policies, and what the critic's role can be in making inclusive spaces that are safe for all.

NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS.
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NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS.

Company One in Boston, MA

Tuesday 14 August 2018
Boston, MA, United States

Company One in Boston presented NEW PLAYS. NEW PROCESS., A Re-Examination of New Play Development in Boston and Beyond livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 August at 4 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 6 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 7 p.m. PDT (Boston).

The Collaborative Possibilities of Mediaturgy
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The Collaborative Possibilities of Mediaturgy

14 August 2018

Katherine Swimm discusses New Rep Theatre’s Boston production of Ripe Frenzy, and the innovative collaboration between playwright Jennifer Barclay and projection designer Jared Mezzocchi.

How We Produced a Green Convening
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How We Produced a Green Convening

12 August 2018

Associate Producer Ramona Ostrowski and Fellow JD Stokely reflect on how HowlRound made the Theatre in the Age of Climate Change Convening on 8-10 June 2018 our greenest convening yet.

The 2018 Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
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The 2018 Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

Theatres of Revolution: Performance, Pedagogy, and Protest

Friday 3 August 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) presented their 2018 conference in Boston, USA with the theme Theatres of Revolution: Performance, Pedagogy, and Protest livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 3 August 2018. 

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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER
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EXTENDED TO 16 SEPTEMBER

Accepting Applications for the Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session

31 July 2018

The Deaf Theatre Action Planning Session, a convening for deaf theatremakers taking place on 15-17 March 2019, is accepting applications for convening participants.

Panel Discussion: Hiring and Retaining a Diverse Workforce
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Panel Discussion: Hiring and Retaining a Diverse Workforce

ArtsBoston

Tuesday 24 July 2018
Boston, MA, United States

ArtsBoston presented the panel discussion Hiring and Retaining a Diverse Workforce livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT (Boston) / 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

ArtsEmerson’s Play Reading Book Club Colloquium
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ArtsEmerson’s Play Reading Book Club Colloquium

Monday 9 July 2018
Boston, MA, United States

ArtsEmerson in Boston presented the Play Reading Book Club Colloquium—a community engagement initiative—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 9 July 2018 at 6 p.m. EDT (Boston, UTC -4) / 3 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 5 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 11 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1).