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How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities
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How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities

13 August 2017

Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte International, presents an overview of the history of Dell’Arte’s Rural Residency Program and the program’s relationship to community engagement in Northern California.

Double Edge Theatre’s Latin American Cycle Builds Bridges Across Massachusetts
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Double Edge Theatre’s Latin American Cycle Builds Bridges Across Massachusetts

20 October 2016

Josh Platt on Double Edge Theatre’s Latin American Spectacle in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, Cada Luna Azul / Once a Blue Moon in Ashfield, Massachusetts, and the Springfield Spectacle, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Red Carpet Academy
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Red Carpet Academy

Celebrating the Arts in Western Kansas

15 December 2015

Cole Matson shares his experience attending a one-day event in Kansas that advocates for the local arts scene.

From the Village and Back Again
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From the Village and Back Again

27 August 2015

Mncedisi Baldwin Shabangu writes about his career as an acclaimed actor and director in South Africa, and the decisions that led him to currently work exclusively in a rural village.

Your Guide to Theatre Education
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Your Guide to Theatre Education

Double Edge Theatre Company

10 August 2015

In this installment, David Dudley interviews four members of Double Edge Theatre Company about the company’s unique approach to training and living.

A Conversation between Stacy Klein of Double Edge Theatre and Jennifer Johnson of The Charlestown Working Theater
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A Conversation between Stacy Klein of Double Edge Theatre and Jennifer Johnson of The Charlestown Working Theater

29 April 2015

Jennifer Johnson, of The Charlestown Working Theater, who has trained with Double Edge Theatre, interviews Stacy Klein, Founding Artistic Director of Double Edge about the evolution of Double Edge’s training method.

Beyond Cliché
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Beyond Cliché

Dramatizing Our American Identity

22 March 2015

Pregones Theater and Roadside Theater review their twenty-one-year artistic collaboration and their upcoming Off-Broadway production of BETSY!.

Art for All
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Art for All

What South Carolina Taught Me About Radical Theatermaking

5 September 2014

Over my time in Spartanburg, I learned firsthand that South Carolina is not a homogenous place. There are all kinds of people in South Carolina, people with voices and powerful stories. A lot of those stories are invisible because of the cultural and political climate that surrounds them. That doesn’t mean they aren’t there—but it means that to those living outside of the state, they don’t exist.

Friday Phone Call # 52
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Friday Phone Call # 52

Matthew Glassman & Amrita Ramanan of Double Edge Theatre

14 March 2014

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Matthew Glassman and Amrita Ramanan of Double Edge Theatre, located in Ashfield, Massachusetts.

Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s The Visit visits rural Minnesota
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Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s The Visit visits rural Minnesota

24 September 2013

Chris Garza visits The Visit staged in rural Minnesota, and reflects on how immersive theater invites audiences complicity in a play about mob psychology, vengance, and greed.

Towards a Commons
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Towards a Commons

The Rural Arts and Culture Working Group

6 October 2012

In the belief that rural artists need to be represented, Double Edged Theatre Company headed a conversation with fellow rural artists about action steps for the communities to take.

Celebrating the New/Old Work of Community Arts Development in Rural/Small Communities in the United States
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Celebrating the New/Old Work of Community Arts Development in Rural/Small Communities in the United States

4 October 2012

Patrick Overton on the history of cultural development in Rural/Small communites across the United States, and the nessisety of that development to the health of the community. 

Toward a Rural Arts Education
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Toward a Rural Arts Education

3 October 2012

Scott Walters discusses the necessity of creating independant and interdisciplinary Rural Arts programs.

Performance in the Fields
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Performance in the Fields

Farming as Artistic Practice

3 October 2012

Nikiko Masumoto blurs the line between farming and performance, and what that can mean for communication between farmers and consumers.

Abundance and Transformation
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Abundance and Transformation

2 October 2012

Donna Neuwirth describes the integration of culture and agriculture at the Wormfarm Institute in Wisconsin. 

Rural Theater in a Democracy
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Rural Theater in a Democracy

1 October 2012

Dudley Cocke, the director of Roadside Theater, on Rural Theater, its specific gifts, and the necessity of its inclusion in American Theater.

 

Conversation about BETSY! The Appalachian-Puerto Rican Musical at Roadside Theater in New York—Thursday 12 February 2015
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Conversation about BETSY! The Appalachian-Puerto Rican Musical at Roadside Theater in New York—Thursday 12 February 2015

Roadside Theater and Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater presented a conversation about BETSY! The Appalachian-Puerto Rican Musical  livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 12 February at 7 p.m. EST (New York) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 4 p.m. PST (Los Angeles).

NET's MicroFest USA: Kentucky/Tennesse—Friday 26 October and Saturday 27 October 2012
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NET's MicroFest USA: Kentucky/Tennesse—Friday 26 October and Saturday 27 October 2012

The Network of Ensemble Theater presented MicroFest Kentucky/Tennessee livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 26 October and Friday 27 October 2012.

Rural Theatre
Series

Rural Theatre

A series featuring voices from the United States' rural arts communities.

The State of the Rural Arts, A Conversation Hosted at Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, Masachussets—Sunday 12 August 2012
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The State of the Rural Arts, A Conversation Hosted at Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, Masachussets—Sunday 12 August 2012

Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield, Massachusetts, presented a conversation on The State of the Rural Arts: Crisis, Change, and Opportunity livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 12 August 2012 at 8 a.m. Pacific / 9 a.m. Mountain / 10 a.m. Central / 11 a.m. Eastern.