First Foray into St. Petersburg's Theatre Scene
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First Foray into St. Petersburg's Theatre Scene

20 August 2017

David Diamond, curator of the La MaMa Umbria International Symposia, visits St. Petersburg and presents a look at Russian theatre artists today.

Theatre as Resistance
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Theatre as Resistance

12 May 2017

Robert Stanton for #FairWageOnstage considers the recent success of negotiations for salary increases for Off-Broadway actors and how theatre can support and lead the resistance to oppressive political administrations.

Natasha’s Dream
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Natasha’s Dream

a Foreign and Familiar Vision

21 March 2017

Erik Nikander discusses Yaroslava Pulinovich's Russian play Natasha's Dream, presented in New Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts.

Elyse Dodgson on Sarah Kane
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Elyse Dodgson on Sarah Kane

“She Was a Pure Writer”

11 January 2017

Interview with Elyse Dodgson, the International Director at the Royal Court Theatre, at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow about her work and relationship with playwright Sarah Kane.

To Moscow?
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To Moscow?

4 February 2016

verity healey on what four new Russian plays performed at London’s Frontline Club say about the present and future of theatre in Russia.

Photo from Don Quixote.
The Bolshoi Ballet at The Lincoln Center Festival
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The Bolshoi Ballet at The Lincoln Center Festival

9 September 2014

Marcina Zaccaria looks at The Bolshoi Theatre production of Don Quixote performed at the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival.

A tunnel covered in graffiti.
Postcards from Russia 4
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Postcards from Russia 4

Moscow

21 June 2013

Rounding out his time in Russia, Christopher White recounts the thriving artistic community in Moscow.

The Omsk Drama Theatre.
Postcards from Russia 3
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Postcards from Russia 3

Omsk

10 June 2013

Christopher W. White reports on his visit to the provincial city of Omsk, Russia.

Photo from a contemporary production of Hamlet.
Postcards from Russia 2
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Postcards from Russia 2

Yekaterinburg

29 May 2013

Continuing the series, Christopher W. White reflects on his time viewing the strikingly contemporary art in Yekaterinburg

Photo from the play Change.
Postcards from Russia 1
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Postcards from Russia 1

Saint Petersburg

23 May 2013

Christopher White in his quick trip to St. Petersburg- a “museum city”-found the mainstream theaters to be both devoted to Russian classics and visually immersive theatre.

Conversation about Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis with Elyse Dodgson of The Royal Court Theatre, London and Director Alexander Zeldovich at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Sunday 9 October 2016
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Conversation about Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis with Elyse Dodgson of The Royal Court Theatre, London and Director Alexander Zeldovich at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Sunday 9 October 2016

The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia presented a conversation about Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 9 October at 12:15 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 3:15 p.m. EDT (New York) / 19:15 UTC / 8:15 p.m. BST (London) / 21:15 CEST (Berlin) / 22:15 MSK/UTC+3 (Moscow). On Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV and @electrotheatre_.

"Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia" at The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow—Wednesday 13 July 2016
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"Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia" at The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow—Wednesday 13 July 2016

The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre presented Dr. Claire Warden's Lecture: Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRoundTV network at howlround.tv Wednesday 13 July at 8:00 a.m. EDT (New York) / 7:00 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5:00 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 12:00 p.m. BST (London). Twitter @electrotheatre and #howlround.  

Talk Travels with a Dilettante: Moscow by John Freedman at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Saturday 11 June 2016
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Talk Travels with a Dilettante: Moscow by John Freedman at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Saturday 11 June 2016

Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow presented a talk Travels with a Dilettante: Moscow by John Freedman livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Saturday 11 June at 19:00-20:30 MSK/EEST (Moscow) / 18:00-19:30 CEST (Berlin) / 5pm-6:30 p.m. BST (London) / 16:00-17:30 GMT / 12pm-1:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 11am-12:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9am-10:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles). Share your comments on Twitter with #howlround.

Masterclass by Tim Supple at MIR-5 Studio of Individual Directing / Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Tuesday 7 June 2016
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Masterclass by Tim Supple at MIR-5 Studio of Individual Directing / Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow, Russia—Tuesday 7 June 2016

Stanislavsky Electrotheatre and Boris Yukhananov's MIR-5 Studio of Individual Directing in Moscow presented a masterclass conducted by British director Tim Supple on space and the creation of atmosphere livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 7 June at 18:00-22:00 MSK/EEST (Moscow) / 17:00-21:00 CEST (Berlin) / 4pm-8pm BST (London) / 15:00-19:00 GMT / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. EDT (New York) / 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 8 a.m.-12 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles). Share your thoughts and media using #howlround.

Postcards from Russia 
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Postcards from Russia 

Christopher W. White reflects on his participation on the Beyond Capitals project, meant to encourage connections between Russian and US theatremakers.

Yury Klavdiev's Strike: Two Plays at Breaking String's New Russian Drama Festival in Austin—Saturday 9 February 2013
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Yury Klavdiev's Strike: Two Plays at Breaking String's New Russian Drama Festival in Austin—Saturday 9 February 2013

Breaking String of Austin, Texas, presented a performance of Strike: Two plays by Yury Klavdiev directed by Graham Schmidt as well as a post-show discussion: "Klavdiev Performances in Russia and the US" livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 9 February 2013 at 6 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CST (Austin) / 9 p.m. EST (New York).

 

Maksym Kurochkin's Vodka, Fucking and Television Live from Breaking String Theater in Austin, Texas—Saturday 8 December 2012
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Maksym Kurochkin's Vodka, Fucking and Television Live from Breaking String Theater in Austin, Texas—Saturday 8 December 2012

Breaking String Theater of Austin, Texas proudly presented Vodka, Fucking and Television by Russian playwright Maksym Kurochkin, directed by Liz Fisher, and translated by John J. Hanlon, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 8 December at 6 p.m. PST (San Francisco)/ 8 p.m. CST (Austin) / 9 p.m. EST (New York) / Sunday 9 December at 02:00 GMT (London) / Sunday 9 December at 06:00 MSK (Moscow).