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A Look at Independent Theatres in Mexico
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A Look at Independent Theatres in Mexico

Un vistazo a las salas de teatro independiente en México

by Mariela Lopez Flores
3 July 2019
Encuentro 2019 hosted by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
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Encuentro 2019 hosted by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics

The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance

Sunday 9 June to Thursday 13 June 2019
Mexico City
Conversation on the Network of Independent Theatre Venues in Mexico
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Conversation on the Network of Independent Theatre Venues in Mexico

Red de salas de teatro independientes en México

Saturday 30 March 2019
México
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A Look at Independent Theatres in Mexico
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A Look at Independent Theatres in Mexico

Un vistazo a las salas de teatro independiente en México

3 July 2019

Mariela López talks about her research on independent theatres across Mexico, including the challenges, the benefits, and recommendations for anyone wanting to create a company. / Mariela López nos habla de su investigación sobre los teatros independientes en México, incluyendo los desafíos, los beneficios y recomendaciones para cualquiera que quiera crear uno.

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Encuentro 2019 hosted by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
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Encuentro 2019 hosted by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics

The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance

Sunday 9 June to Thursday 13 June 2019
Mexico City

The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at New York University presented events from their Encuentro 2019 livestreaming from Mexico City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Sunday 9 June to Thursday 13 June 2019.

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Conversation on the Network of Independent Theatre Venues in Mexico
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Conversation on the Network of Independent Theatre Venues in Mexico

Red de salas de teatro independientes en México

Saturday 30 March 2019
México

Mariela López moderated a discussion called The Independent Theatres in Mexico livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 30 March at 12:00 p.m. CST (CDMX, UTC-6)/ 11:00 a.m. PDT (Tijuana, UTC-7) / 2:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 7:00 p.m. CET (Barcelona, UTC+1).

Transmisión en vivo del dialogo Red de teatros independientes de México donde se hablara sobre lo que implica coordinar una sala de teatro independiente en el país, este 30 de marzo a las 12:00 p.m. CST (UTC -6) con coordinadores de teatros de todos los estados por howlround.tv

Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica
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Blurring Borders with Práctica/ Borrando las fronteras con Práctica

30 July 2018

Beatrice Basso discusses what it was like to bring multidisciplinary artists from north and south of the US-Mexico border together to create and learn from each other in the artist-driven exchange Práctica. / Beatrice Basso analiza cómo fue el intercambio artístico Práctica, en el que artistas del norte y del sur de la frontera México-Estados Unidos se reunieron para crear y aprender unos de otros.

Working With(In) Communities/ Trabajando Con y Para la Comunidad
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Working With(In) Communities/ Trabajando Con y Para la Comunidad

Modeling Decolonized Practices/Las Practicas Hacia La Descolonización

31 May 2018

Director Megan Sandberg-Zakian talks with representatives of organizations which are intentionally working towards decolonized practices.

Colonization is Global, but Brown Has No Borders/ La Colonización es Global, Pero El Color No Tiene Fronteras
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Colonization is Global, but Brown Has No Borders/ La Colonización es Global, Pero El Color No Tiene Fronteras

29 May 2018

Four South Asian theatremakers discuss global decolonization, reclaiming narratives, language and representation in theatre, and more.

Decolonizing Creation Processes by Reclaiming Narratives/Reclamando Nuestras Narrativas
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Decolonizing Creation Processes by Reclaiming Narratives/Reclamando Nuestras Narrativas

El Giro Decolonial en el Proceso Creativo

28 May 2018

Robert Goodwin and Mary Kathryn Nagle discuss decolonizing Western theatre, linear narrative structures, the historic silencing of underrepresented voices, Shakespeare, and more.

Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro
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Decolonizing Theatre/La Descolonización del Teatro

an Introduction/Introducción

27 May 2018

Annalisa Dias and Madeline Sayet introduce the Decolonizing Theatre series by exploring the ways the American theatre has been and still is complicit in the legacy of colonialism.

¿Qué significa para ti vivir del teatro? / What does 'making a life in theatre' mean to you?
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¿Qué significa para ti vivir del teatro? / What does 'making a life in theatre' mean to you?

Tuesday 10 April 2018
Online

Acompáñanos en nuestro primer video-chat global en el que discutiremos sobre la pregunta: ¿Qué significa para ti vivir del teatro?. / Our first global video chat discussed the topic: "What does 'making a life in theatre' mean to you?". 

Conversations from the Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018
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Conversations from the Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018

Wednesday 17 January and Friday 19 January 2018
Santiago, Chile

Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018 in Santiago, Chile presented three livestreaming conversations during its presenter's week on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Wednesday and Friday 17 and 19 January 2018. On Twitter, follow @HowlRound and @fundteatroamil, and use hashtags #STGOaMIL and #howlround.

Vivir de Teatro en Nuevo León (Making a Life in the Theatre of Nuevo León)
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Vivir de Teatro en Nuevo León (Making a Life in the Theatre of Nuevo León)

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Monterrey, Mexico

Mariela López, a World Theatre Map Ambassador, presented the conversation Vivir de Teatro en Nuevo León (Making a Life in the Theatre of Nuevo León) livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 19:00 CST (Monterrey, UTC -6) / 5 p.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 8 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 22:00 CLST (Santiago, Chile, UTC -3). In Twitter follow @howlround, and use #howlround.

Estamos Juntos / We are Together
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Estamos Juntos / We are Together

Report-Outs from the Latinx Theatre Commons International Convening

20 November 2017

Olga Sanchez reflects on Day Four of the Encuentro de las Américas International Convening on 12 November, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Encuentro de las Américas Manifesto / El manifiesto del Encuentro de las Américas 
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Encuentro de las Américas Manifesto / El manifiesto del Encuentro de las Américas 

13 November 2017

Jose Luis Valenzuela delivers an Encuentro de las Américas Manifesto as a part of the 2017 Latinx Theatre Commons International Convening in Los Angeles, California.

Undocumented Stories Have Always Mattered / Las Historias Sobre Los Indocumentados Siempre Han Importado
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Undocumented Stories Have Always Mattered / Las Historias Sobre Los Indocumentados Siempre Han Importado

15 October 2017

A conversation between Alex Alpharaoh, David Lozano, and Karen Zacarías about the inspiration for and impact of their works that center the stories of people who are undocumented.

How a Commons Becomes a Selection Committee
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How a Commons Becomes a Selection Committee

2017 Encuentro de las Américas / Cómo un 'Commons' se convierte en un comité de selección: 2017 Encuentro de las Américas

1 August 2017

Abigail Vega writes about the process for choosing shows for the 2017 Encuentro de las Américas festival. / Abigail Vega escribe sobre el proceso de selección de obras para el festival Encuentro de las Américas 2017. 

Les Productions Ondinnok
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Les Productions Ondinnok

On the Experience of Making Indigenous Theatre in Quebec, Canada / Les Productions Ondinnok: Sobre la Experiencia de Hacer Teatro Indígena en Quebec en Canadá

11 June 2017

In this installment, Choreographer Carlos Rivera talks about indigenous theatre in Quebec, highlighting the work of Yves Sioui Durand and Catherine Juntas of Les Productions Ondinnok.

The Smallest Theatre in the World
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The Smallest Theatre in the World

An Interview with Caja lambe-lambe artist Gabriela Céspedes / El Teatro Más Pequeño del Mundo: Una entrevista con la artista de caja lambe-lambe Gabriela Céspedes

29 April 2017

Puppeteer Cecilia Cackley interviews Gabriela Céspedes, a leading caja lambe-lambe puppet artist based in Argentina.

Shape the Future of the World Theatre Map / Crea el futuro del Mapa Mundial de Teatro
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Shape the Future of the World Theatre Map / Crea el futuro del Mapa Mundial de Teatro

1 February 2017

HowlRound has developed and is launching The World Theatre Map. / HowlRound ha desarrollado y está por lanzar el Mapa Mundial de Teatro.

The Latin America Today Conversations 
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The Latin America Today Conversations 

Tuesday 17 January and Thursday 19 January 2017
Santiago, Chile

Santiago a Mil International Festival 2017 in Santiago, Chile presented two conversations during its presenters' week with the theme of Latin America Today livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 17 January and Thursday 19 January. On Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV and @fundteatroamil, and use hashtags #STGOaMIL#cafeonda, and #howlround.

Europe at a Crossroads: The Opening Keynote Conversation
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Europe at a Crossroads: The Opening Keynote Conversation

IETM Valencia Plenary Meeting 2016

Thursday 3 November 2016 
Valencia, Spain

IETM—international network for contemporary performing arts—presented Europe at a Crossroads—the opening keynote conversation of the IETM Valencia Plenary Meeting 2016—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 3 November at 16:00 CET (Valencia, Berlin) / 3 p.m. UTC/GMT (London) / 17:00 EET (Beirut) / 11 a.m. EDT (New York) / 8 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles). Share your thoughts on Twitter by using the hashtag #IETMValencia. Follow @IETM and @HowlRoundTV for news and updates.

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Apply for the 2017 Encuentro de las Americas Festival
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Apply for the 2017 Encuentro de las Americas Festival

Celebrating Dynamic Contemporary Latinx and Latin American Theatre / Someta su solicitud para participar en el Festival Encuentro de las Américas 2017: Celebrando la dinámica del teatro contemporáne

11 October 2016

Following the success of the 2014 Encuentro, the LATC and LTC are now accepting applications to the 2017 Encuentro de las Americas (“Encuentro 2017”): Celebrating Dynamic Contemporary Latinx and Latin American Theatre, October 29-November 19, 2017.

Toward a Sensory Theatre / Hacia un Teatro Sensorial
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Toward a Sensory Theatre / Hacia un Teatro Sensorial

10 September 2016

Beatriz Afonso Santos describes her process of exploring theatre and theatremaking techniques that involve all the senses. Read it in English and in Spanish!

The Legacy of Luis Valdez and El Teatro Campesino
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The Legacy of Luis Valdez and El Teatro Campesino

The First Fifty Years / El Legado de Luis Valdez y El Teatro Campesino: Los Primeros Cincuenta Años

5 December 2015

Dr. Jorge Huerta reflects on the birth, present, and enduring legacy of El Teatro Campesino on its fiftieth anniversary.

The Sad Virgin
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The Sad Virgin

The Corporality of Historical Memory / La virgen triste: La corporalidad de la memoria histórica

28 May 2015

Beatriz J. Rizk on La virgen triste by Elizabeth Mena, performed by Miami-based theatre  company Galiano 108.

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We Want You at the 2014 LTC National Convening!
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We Want You at the 2014 LTC National Convening!

6 August 2014

To understand the deep impact Latina/o artists have had in our collective history, it is crucial to discuss the varied artistic expressions that exist within the polycultural Latina/o theater landscape. The Encuentro seeks to understand how and why we arrive to each form—be it community-based, avant-garde, ensemble-based, playwright-driven, devised, or experimental work. // Para poder entender el impacto que han tenido varios artistas Latinos/as en nuestra historia colectiva, es necesario discutir las varias formas de expresión artística existentes en nuestro territorio multi-cultural mediante el teatro Latino. Este Encuentro busca entender el como y el porque de cada proyecto escénico—sea teatro de la comunidad, avant-garde, colectivo, basado en material original y en el dramaturgo, teatro ideado, o experimental.