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International Exchange in a World Turned Upside Down
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International Exchange in a World Turned Upside Down
International Panelists Discuss the Coming Decade of International Cultural Exchange
Sunday 22 May 2022
United States
New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine
A 12-hour online marathon of readings and conversations with 24 New York theatre institutions
Saturday 16 April 2022
New York City
There Was Some Contemporary Culture Left in Russia. Then Putin Started a War.
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There Was Some Contemporary Culture Left in Russia. Then Putin Started a War.
by VIKTOR VILISOV
4 April 2022
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International Exchange in a World Turned Upside Down
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International Exchange in a World Turned Upside Down

International Panelists Discuss the Coming Decade of International Cultural Exchange

Sunday 22 May 2022
United States

Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) and Trust for Mutual Understanding presented the conversation International Exchange in a World Turned Upside Down, livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Sunday 22 May 2022 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:00 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 22:00 CEST (UTC +2).

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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine
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New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine

A 12-hour online marathon of readings and conversations with 24 New York theatre institutions

Saturday 16 April 2022
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine: A 12-hour online marathon of readings and conversations with 24 New York theatre institutions livestreaming on the commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 16 April 2022 at 7 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 10 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 5 p.m. EEST (Kyiv, UTC +3).

Six people dressed in fake soldier uniforms protest the war with a banner.
There Was Some Contemporary Culture Left in Russia. Then Putin Started a War.
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There Was Some Contemporary Culture Left in Russia. Then Putin Started a War.

4 April 2022

Russian theatremaker Viktor Vilisov details the rapidly dwindling infrastructure for free expression in Russian culture in a time of war. As theatres and theatre workers navigate the deterioration of their sector, elements of performance persist in anti-war protests and state political messaging alike.

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Tonight my Heartbeat is Uneven
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Tonight my Heartbeat is Uneven

Artists Respond to the War in Ukraine

Wednesday 30 March 2022
United States

Arlekin Players Theatre presented Tonight my Heartbeat is Uneven: Artists Respond to the War in Ukraine livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network on Wednesday 30 March 2022 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 5 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 7 p.m. EET (Kyiv, UTC +2).

portraits of Svetlana Sugako and Nicolai Khalezin
SEGAL TALKS: UKRAINE ON MY MIND with Belarus Free Theatre: Svetlana Sugako and Nicolai Khalezin
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SEGAL TALKS: UKRAINE ON MY MIND with Belarus Free Theatre: Svetlana Sugako and Nicolai Khalezin

Join us for an urgent conversation with Belarusian artists Svetlana Sugako and Nicolai Khalezin about the horrific situation in Ukraine, especially for theatre artists.

Wednesday 23 March 2022
Minsk, Belarus and London, United Kingdom

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Belarus Free Theatre's Svetlana Sugako and Nicolai Khalezin, livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network on Wednesday 23 March 2022 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 4 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 18:00 EET (Kyiv, UTC +2) / 19:00 MSK (Minsk, UTC +3).

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SEGAL TALKS with Thomas Oberender and Joulia Strauss (Germany/Greece/Russia)
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SEGAL TALKS with Thomas Oberender and Joulia Strauss (Germany/Greece/Russia)

Join us for an urgent conversation with Berlin-based and Russian-born theater artist Joulia Strauss

Monday 21 March 2022
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Thomas Oberender and Joulia Strauss (Germany/Greece/Russia), livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 21 March 2022 at 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 4 p.m. GMT (UTC +0) / 6 p.m. EET (UTC +2).

SEGAL TALKS with Maria Bruni and Golenko Maxim Georgievich (Ukraine)
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SEGAL TALKS with Maria Bruni and Golenko Maxim Georgievich (Ukraine)

Join us for an urgent conversation with Ukrainian theatre artists Maria Bruni and Golenko Maxim Georgievich

Friday 18 March 2022
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS, a conversation about curating, producing, and presenting theatre and performance in the time of COVID with Maria Bruni and Golenko Maxim Georgievich (Ukraine), livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 18 March 2022 at 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 4 p.m. GMT (UTC +0) / 6 p.m. EET (UTC +2).

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Solidarity with Ukraine: Part I
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Solidarity with Ukraine: Part I

Artists and Cultural Workers in Conversation

Thursday 17 March 2022
Online

Brooklyn Rail presented the conversation "Solidarity with Ukraine: Part I — Artists and Cultural Workers in Conversation" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Thursday 17 March 2022 at 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 18:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 19:00 EET (Kyiv, UTC +2).

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Practices from Euromaidan to Belarus / Art in Conflicted Areas
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Practices from Euromaidan to Belarus / Art in Conflicted Areas

Conversations questioning civil and artistic practices of resistance.

Friday 17 December 2021
Munich, Germany

IIPM and NTGent in collaboration with the Münchner Kammerspiele presented School of Resistance: Practices from Euromaidan to Belarus / Art in conflicted areas livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 17 December 2021 at 8 a.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC-8) / 11 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 16:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Munich, UTC +1) / 18:00 EET (Kyiv, UTC +2).

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.

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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.

Segal Talks: Natalia Vorozhbit
SEGAL TALKS: Natalia Vorozhbit
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SEGAL TALKS: Natalia Vorozhbit

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Ukraine

Tuesday 12 May 2020
Ukraine

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Natalia Vorozhbit livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 12 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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.

Performance of Burning Doors by Belarus Free Theatre with Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina
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Performance of Burning Doors by Belarus Free Theatre with Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina

Wednesday 12 October 2016
Machester, UK

Belarus Free Theatre presented Burning Doors with Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina livestreamed from Contact in Manchester, UK on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Wednesday 12 October at 12 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York) / 19:00 UTC/GMT / 8 p.m. BST (London) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin) / 22:00 MSK/EEST (Minsk, Moscow, Beirut). On Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV@BFreeTheatre, and use #BurningDoors to share your thoughts. Watch the livestream here on HowlRound.TV or on the Belarus Free Theatre's livestream webpage.