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Kampala International Theatre Festival
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Kampala International Theatre Festival
Performances of The 40th Man or the 28th Woman (Iran), Killing Time (Uganda), and panel discussion on artist-centered networks
Wednesday 15 December to Friday 17 December 2021
Kampala, Uganda
Dramaturgical Skills and Creative Process: Insights from Three Theatremakers
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Dramaturgical Skills and Creative Process: Insights from Three Theatremakers
Episode Four of Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Theatremakers from Africa in Conversation
Wednesday 10 November 2021
Africa
Self-Dramaturgy and Dramaturging Others: Dramaturge as a Nurturer
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Self-Dramaturgy and Dramaturging Others: Dramaturge as a Nurturer
Episode Three of Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Theatremakers from Africa in Conversation
Wednesday 3 November 2021
Africa
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Kampala International Theatre Festival
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Kampala International Theatre Festival

Performances of The 40th Man or the 28th Woman (Iran), Killing Time (Uganda), and panel discussion on artist-centered networks

Wednesday 15 December to Friday 17 December 2021
Kampala, Uganda

The Kampala International Theatre Festival (KITF) is an annual 5-day festival. KITF was launched in November 2014 as a platform to develop professionalism among East African theatre practitioners, connect the East African theatremaking communities with one another and their counterparts from elsewhere. Select performances and a panel discussion livestreaming on the global, commons-based HowlRound TV network Wednesday 15 December to Friday 17 December 2021.

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Dramaturgical Skills and Creative Process: Insights from Three Theatremakers
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Dramaturgical Skills and Creative Process: Insights from Three Theatremakers

Episode Four of Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Theatremakers from Africa in Conversation

Wednesday 10 November 2021
Africa

Taiwo Afolabi presented Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Dramaturgical Skills and Creative Process: Insights from Three Theatremakers livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 10 November 2021 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 6 p.m. WAT (Lagos, UTC +1) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 19:00 SAST (Johannesburg, UTC +2) / 20:00 EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

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Self-Dramaturgy and Dramaturging Others: Dramaturge as a Nurturer
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Self-Dramaturgy and Dramaturging Others: Dramaturge as a Nurturer

Episode Three of Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Theatremakers from Africa in Conversation

Wednesday 3 November 2021
Africa

Taiwo Afolabi presented Decolonizing Dramaturgy: Self-Dramaturgy and dramaturging others: dramaturge as a nurturer livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 4 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 5 p.m. WAT (Lagos, UTC +1) / 17:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 18:00 SAST (Johannesburg, UTC +2) / 19:00 EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

Performers as a Conduit Between the Spiritual World and the Stage
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Performers as a Conduit Between the Spiritual World and the Stage

The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent

Monday 23 November 2020
Uganda

Tebere Arts Foundation presented the conversation Performers as a Conduit Between the Spiritual World and the Stage with The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 23 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

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Creative Platforms Across the African Continent
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Creative Platforms Across the African Continent

The 7th edition of the Kampala International Theatre Festival

Monday 23 November 2020
Kampala, Uganda

Join Erwin Maas (Pan African Creative Exchange), Nike Jonah (Pan African Creative Exchange), Eric Wainaina (Nairobi Musical Theatre Initiative) and Sheba Hirst (Nairobi Musical Theatre Initiative) in conversation to talk about creative and disruptive platforms on the African continent at 8 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 13:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 2 p.m. WAT (Lagos, UTC +1) / 14:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 3 p.m. SAST (Johannesburg, UTC +2) / 4 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice
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Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice

The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent

Monday 16 November 2020
Kenya

Tebere Arts Foundation presented the conversation Contemporary Authorship and Traditional Practice with The Stories Women Carry: Creative Practice of African Women from the Continent livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 16 November 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EAT (Nairobi, UTC +3).

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School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again
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School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again

Climate, economy and protest in the Global South. A dialog with Vandana Shiva and Vanessa Nakate hosted by Lara Staal

Thursday 28 May 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 28 May 2020 at 10 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 11 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 16:00 BEST (London, UTC+1) / 17:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC+2) / 18:00 EAT (Kampala, UTC+3) 20:30 IST (New Delhi, UTC+5:30).

Taking Action
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Taking Action

An Artist Becomes an Advocate

13 May 2018

Jessica Litwak, artistic director of the H.E.A.T Collective, explores the growing field of artist rights and safety, and talks about her dedication to “art of service,” the work that serves communities by facilitating creative personal and social change.

Why Theatre Matters to This Escaped Child Soldier
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Why Theatre Matters to This Escaped Child Soldier

1 May 2015

The author reflects on the role of the performing arts in his own remarkable journey from Ugandan child soldier to performer and playwright.

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Panel Discussion of Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito from the first annual Kampala International Theatre Festival
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Panel Discussion of Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito from the first annual Kampala International Theatre Festival

Sunday 30 November 2014
Uganda

Kampala International Theatre Festival presented a panel discussion about Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito  livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 30 November at 9:30 a.m. EST (New York) / 14:30 GMT (London) / 17:30 EAT (Kampala). In Twitter, use #howlround#KITF2014, and follow @HowlRoundTV

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Performance & Discussion of Maria Kizito with ArtSpot/Erik Ehn
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Performance & Discussion of Maria Kizito with ArtSpot/Erik Ehn

Sunday 16 November 2014
New Orleans, LA, United States

ArtSpot Productions and Soulographie presented a Ugandan/American production of Erik Ehn's Maria Kizito directed by Emily Mendelsohn livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 16 November at 1 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 3 p.m. CST (New Orleans) / 4 p.m. EST (New York). For more information on the production visit www.mariakizitoneworleans.org.