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Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota
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Livestreaming The National Theater Project Twin Cities Regional Convening, Minnesota

Sunday 2 December 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) and Pangea World Theater are partnering to bring you the National Theater Project (NTP) Twin Cities Regional Convening, which will livestream on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Sunday 2 December 2018 at 9 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. CDT / 12 p.m. EDT. 

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A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time
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A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time

10 October 2018

Theatre professor Robert Hubbard writes about Kit Bix’s recent adaptation of Louis Lantz and Oscar Saul’s 1937 play Revolt of the Beavers for the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

At the Crossroads of Disability and Theatre at Mixed Blood
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At the Crossroads of Disability and Theatre at Mixed Blood

18 December 2017

Jack Reuler discusses nearly two decades of incorporating work about, for, or with people with disabilities or on issues of disability at Mixed Blood Theatre.

Reimagining the Classics at the Minnesota Fringe
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Reimagining the Classics at the Minnesota Fringe

10 September 2017

Robert Hubbard reports on reimagining Shakespeare at the Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Kevin Kling
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Kevin Kling

On the Road with the Minnesota Bard

20 June 2017

Minnesota’s favorite storyteller: Kevin Kling.

Theatre Without a Theatre
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Theatre Without a Theatre

On Found Spaces and Creativity in the Twin Cities

06 May 2017

Cassandra Snow writes about the challenges and opportunities involved in producing theatre in non-traditional spaces.

Toward a Model of Inclusive Practice
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Toward a Model of Inclusive Practice

An Intern’s Perspective on the Guthrie Theater

28 April 2017

Matthew Hernandez shares his experience interning at the Guthrie Theater last summer as part of a pilot program for students of color at University of Texas at Austin.

Theatre as Family, or Pumping Across America
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Theatre as Family, or Pumping Across America

16 March 2017

Aditi Kapil reflects on her experience having and raising children as a freelance artist, and how residencies can alleviate certain challenges.

Beyond the Argument
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Beyond the Argument

Art as Antidote

09 March 2017

Jonathan Wei, Executive Director of The Telling Project, meditates on war and the military, advocating art as an investigative tool for understanding and transformation.

Inside the Culture Wars Maelstrom of the 1990s
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Inside the Culture Wars Maelstrom of the 1990s

30 October 2016

John R. Killacky discusses his time as curator of Performing Arts at Walker Art Center, and the controversy caused by featured works.

Colleagues, Counselors, and Confidants
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Colleagues, Counselors, and Confidants

Theatre Critics of the Twin Cities

18 September 2016

Mixed Blood Artistic Director Jack Reuler reflects on his longstanding relationships with the theatre critics of the Twin Cities: Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Playwright Residency
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Playwright Residency

Why Christina Ham? Why Pillsbury House Theatre?

29 July 2016

Faye Price and Noël Raymond, Co-Artistic Directors of Pillsbury House Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota and playwright-in-residence Christina Ham discuss their participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program.

Wait, How is That Latino? My Response to Café Onda’s Call for Dialogue
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Wait, How is That Latino? My Response to Café Onda’s Call for Dialogue

09 May 2016

Actor Natalie Camunas discusses cultural microaggressions she’s faced in her career, and shares her experience working on DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party.

Why Kira Obolensky, Why Ten Thousand Things?
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Why Kira Obolensky, Why Ten Thousand Things?

15 March 2016

Michelle Hensley and Kira Obolensky discuss their shared joy in collaborating at Ten Thousand Things.

AD 111
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AD 111

Frosh Bites—Eleventy-One Nuggets for Being a Successful and Ethical Artistic Director​

02 February 2016

February 2 marks forty years since then twenty-two-year-old Mixed Blood Artistic Director Jack Reuler sat down to write the original mission and primary objectives for Mixed Blood. Jack commemorates that founding by presenting a list of qualities and practices for successful and ethical artistic leaders.

Dancing is About Moving
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Dancing is About Moving

19 December 2015

Maria Genné discusses the philosophy of Kairos! Alive and its community work with youth and the elderly.

Where Possibility Abounds
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Where Possibility Abounds

a 20th Anniversary Conversation with the 1995 Cohort of Jerome Fellows

03 November 2015

Jeremy Cohen interviews a group of playwrights about their time at the Playwright's Center. 

A Home of Their Own
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A Home of Their Own

the Playwrights’ Center

02 November 2015

Ruth Weiner and Meg Swanson, theatre practioners and scholars, talk to playwrights who have come through the Playwrights’ Center about their experiences.

Striving for a Season of Premieres at The Children’s Theatre Company
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Striving for a Season of Premieres at The Children’s Theatre Company

18 September 2015

Peter Brosius sheds light on how the 50th Anniversary season at The Children’s Theatre Company came together.

Considering The Audience
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Considering The Audience

Writing for Diverse Audiences

06 September 2015

Hayley Finn interviews playwright Kira Obolensky about her work with and residency at Ten Thousand Things in Minneapolis.

A Case for Casting Teens
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A Case for Casting Teens

02 July 2015

Addie Gorlin describes the benefits of casting actual teenagers to play the roles of teenagers, despite what common practice is.

Radical Hospitality in Conversation
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Radical Hospitality in Conversation

Mixed Blood Theatre and Pillsbury House Theatre

17 June 2015

Mixed Blood Artistic Director Jack Reuler talks to Pillsbury House Theatre Co-Artistic Directors Faye Price and Noël Raymond about the successes and challenges of removing cost as a barrier to theatre attendance. 

Mixed Blood Theatre’s Disability Visibility Project
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Mixed Blood Theatre’s Disability Visibility Project

27 May 2015

Aditi Brennan Kapil and Jack Reuler of Mixed Blood Theatre share the Disability Visibility project with hopes of improving the relationship between the American theatre and disability.

An Excerpt from All the Lights On
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An Excerpt from All the Lights On

Reimagining Theater with Ten Thousand Things

02 March 2015

All the Lights On is a history of the Twin Cities’ theatre company Ten Thousand Things. Published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press in association with HowlRound.

Live-Time Storytelling for a Theatre
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Live-Time Storytelling for a Theatre

01 March 2015

Aditi Kapil's playwriting residency is helping to formulate Mixed Blood's organizational narrative through social media, press materials, and show imagery.