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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Romacen – The Age of the Witch / Romacen – Vremea vrăjitoarei (Romania)
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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Romacen – The Age of the Witch / Romacen – Vremea vrăjitoarei (Romania)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Friday 19 November 2021 and Friday 10 December 2021
Romania
Interview with Alex Fifea and David Schwartz about You Didn't See Anything! / Voi n-ați văzut nimic! (Romania)
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Interview with Alex Fifea and David Schwartz about You Didn't See Anything! / Voi n-ați văzut nimic! (Romania)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Tuesday 16 November 2021 and Thursday 9 December 2021
Romania
Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Who Killed Szomna Grancsa? / Cine a omorât-o pe Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)
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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Who Killed Szomna Grancsa? / Cine a omorât-o pe Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Friday 12 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
Romania
three performers in set full of projections.
Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Romacen – The Age of the Witch / Romacen – Vremea vrăjitoarei (Romania)
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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Romacen – The Age of the Witch / Romacen – Vremea vrăjitoarei (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Friday 19 November 2021 and Friday 10 December 2021
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

performer standing behind a still camera.
Interview with Alex Fifea and David Schwartz about You Didn't See Anything! / Voi n-ați văzut nimic! (Romania)
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Interview with Alex Fifea and David Schwartz about You Didn't See Anything! / Voi n-ați văzut nimic! (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Tuesday 16 November 2021 and Thursday 9 December 2021
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

two performers in spotlight, one behind the other.
Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Who Killed Szomna Grancsa? / Cine a omorât-o pe Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)
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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Who Killed Szomna Grancsa? / Cine a omorât-o pe Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Friday 12 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
Romania

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Four actors stand under a spotlight facing a seated audience.
Visions about Higher Education in the Performing Arts:
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Visions about Higher Education in the Performing Arts:

A Multi-Perspective from Eastern-Central Europe

6 December 2021

Freelance theatre, text, and sound maker Panna Adorjáni shares her perspective on what it means to have a good university theatre program in Eastern-Central Europe through conversations with other graduates from that region.

performer portraying an elderly roma woman in front of flowers.
Interview with Alex Fifea about Bambina, The Queen of Flowers/ Bambina, regina florilor (Romania)
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Interview with Alex Fifea about Bambina, The Queen of Flowers/ Bambina, regina florilor (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Friday 29 October 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

performer with folded paper on top of her head.
Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Tell Them About Me / Del Duma (Romania)
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Interview with Mihaela Drăgan about Tell Them About Me / Del Duma (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Friday 22 October 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

Performer playing a hand drum.
Interview with Zsolt Fekete-Lovas about Perkucigo / Perkucigó (Romania)
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Interview with Zsolt Fekete-Lovas about Perkucigo / Perkucigó (Romania)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Thursday 21 October 2021 and Tuesday 30 November 2021

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

performer in a black shirt in front of a projection screen.
Interview with Alina Serban about I Declare at My Own Risk (Romania, United Kingdom)
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Interview with Alina Serban about I Declare at My Own Risk (Romania, United Kingdom)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Tuesday 19 October 2021 and Monday 29 November 2021
Romania, United Kingdom

Independent Theater Hungary, in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons, presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021.

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Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
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Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Celebrating Four Years of Contemporary, International Romani Theatre

Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021
Worldwide

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest. Livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021.

Image of people sitting outdoors at a park during a performance.
Narratives of Activity in Traveller Drama Literature
Essay

Narratives of Activity in Traveller Drama Literature

Examining the plays It’s a Cultural Thing by Michael Collins and The Hardest Word and Today’s Lesson by Richard R. O’Neill

18 November 2021

Rodrigó Balogh, artistic director of the Independent Theater Hungary, shares his work and experiences creating a workshop series for Roma youth focused on several plays from the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival.

two people dancing in a dark room.
Performance of Mine by Mădălina Stoica
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Performance of Mine by Mădălina Stoica

Created During the Drama 5 Playwriting Residency at Reactor in Cluj, Romania.

Friday 12 November 2021
Cluj, Romania

The performance of Mine by playwright Mădălina Stoica was created in the sixth edition of the Drama 5 playwriting residency at Reactor in Cluj, Romania. Livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network Friday 12 November 2021 at 9 a.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 19:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2).

A woman holding a white scarf over her head.
Roma Women on the Way to Self-Realization
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Roma Women on the Way to Self-Realization

Performance Excerpts from the Last Four Years of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

4 November 2021

János Róbert Orsós reflects on the representation of Roma women in the plays presented during the past four years of the Independent Theater Hungary’s Roma Heroes International Theater Fesitval.

A woman holding a protest sign
Roma Identity: From Stigmatization to Reconstruction
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Roma Identity: From Stigmatization to Reconstruction

28 October 2021

Luiza Medeleanu discusses the importance and impact of Roma representation through her analysis of four Roma social plays.

Seven people at a bar table.
Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas
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Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas

21 October 2021

Noémi Herczog discusses the need for greater Roma visibility on stage and introduces Roma Heroes: Five European Dramas, a new collection that anthologizes plays from the Independent Theater Hungary’s Roma Heroes International Theater Festival.

event poster for hey neighbor hey you.
Performance: Hey neighbor, hey you! (Romania)
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Performance: Hey neighbor, hey you! (Romania)

With REACTIV Festival: a laboratory of experiences and experiments in which we aim to rediscover ourselves as individuals and groups

Friday 3 September 2021
Targu Neamt, Romania

The Educational Centre of the Performative Arts CEVA in Targu Neamt, Romania presented a performance of Hey neighbor, hey you! with the REACTIV festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 3 September 2021.

one actors posing in front of a wheel while two actors watch
The Rest of Our Lives
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The Rest of Our Lives

With Reactor's Laboratory for creation and experiment

Sunday 25 July 2021
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of The Rest of Our Lives livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Sunday 25 July 2021 at 20:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).

an actor at a microphone stands behind actor holding a computer facing the camera.
Interior-Light
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Interior-Light

With Reactor's Laboratory for creation and experiment

Tuesday 27 July
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of Interior-Light livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network, date to be announced.

actors scattered across stage wearing red and blue clothing in performance.
Performance: (IN)CORRECT
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Performance: (IN)CORRECT

With Reactor's Laboratory for creation and experiment

Friday 25 June 2021
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of (IN)CORRECT livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 25 June 2021 at 20:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).

three actors in green shirts standing on stage behind an actor in a rabbit onesie on a couch.
I Like Sushi
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I Like Sushi

With Reactor's Laboratory for creation and experiment

Saturday 19 June 2021
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of I Love Sushi livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Saturday 19 June 2021 at 20:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).

actor's face against blue and red background.
Performance: Exeunt
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Performance: Exeunt

With Reactor's Laboratory for creation and experiment

Thursday 17 June 2021
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of Exeunt livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Thursday 17 June 2021 at 20:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7).

Illustration by Silent Fox, inspired by the essay.
When Theatre Will Become Fully Itself: Digital Supratheatre and the Fight for an Inclusive Future
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When Theatre Will Become Fully Itself: Digital Supratheatre and the Fight for an Inclusive Future

Translated by Cecilia Laslo

25 May 2021

Mihaela Drăgan introduces digital supratheatre—a theatre of the future with two underlying principles: technological change and social change.

An illustration of multiple hands assembling a broken art piece.
Reimagining Public Theatres as Collectively Organized Cultural Institutions
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Reimagining Public Theatres as Collectively Organized Cultural Institutions

28 April 2021

Zenkő Bogdán believes public cultural institutions should be redefined from the perspective of the people around it: it’s artists, employees, and audiences. As an exercise, she has begun to reimagine a future public theatre’s rules of organizing and functioning—and wants each and every reader of the document to participate.

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right event poster.
CRIME: A response to Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoievsky
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CRIME: A response to Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoievsky

Performance followed by a panel discussion

Monday 5 April 2021
Romania

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented CRIME: A response to Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoievsky livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 5 April 2021 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 20:00 EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right event poster.
Corp Urban by Giuvlipen
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Corp Urban by Giuvlipen

Performance followed by a panel discussion

Monday 22 March 2021
United Kingdom

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented Corp Urban by Giuvlipen livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 22 March at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 20:00 EET (Cluj, UTC +2).

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right event poster.
GLOD: Political Theatre as Womxn's Right
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GLOD: Political Theatre as Womxn's Right

Performance followed by a panel discussion

Monday 8 March 2021
United Kingdom

BÉZNĂ Theatre presented GLOD: Political Theatre as Womxn's Right livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 8 March at 10 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 1 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 6 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +2).