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The Audience Ensemble with Rachel Grossman and Colin K. Bills of dog & pony dc
Podcast

The Audience Ensemble with Rachel Grossman and Colin K. Bills of dog & pony dc

From the Ground Up Episode #10

by Jeffrey Mosser, Rachel Grossman, Colin K. Bills
3 June 2019
The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival
Video

The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University

Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May 2019
Washington, DC
Puerto Rico, Politics, and the Diaspora in Magdalena Gomez's Dancing in My Cockroach Killers
Essay

Puerto Rico, Politics, and the Diaspora in Magdalena Gomez's Dancing in My Cockroach Killers

by Noe Montez
22 July 2018
actors on stage
The Audience Ensemble with Rachel Grossman and Colin K. Bills of dog & pony dc
Podcast

The Audience Ensemble with Rachel Grossman and Colin K. Bills of dog & pony dc

From the Ground Up Episode #10

3 June 2019

In this episode of the From the Ground Up Podcast, Jeffrey Mosser discusses devising audience integrated performances with dog & pony dc founder Rachel Grossman and co-conspirator Colin K. Bills.

theater artists in discussion at the gathering
The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival
Video

The Gathering from the CrossCurrents Festival

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University

Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May 2019
Washington, DC

As part of the inaugural CrossCurrents festival, The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. presents The Gathering livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May 2019.

Puerto Rico, Politics, and the Diaspora in Magdalena Gomez's Dancing in My Cockroach Killers
Essay

Puerto Rico, Politics, and the Diaspora in Magdalena Gomez's Dancing in My Cockroach Killers

22 July 2018

Noe Montez interviews ensemble members from New York's Pregones Theatre on Dancing in My Cockroach Killers, which ran from 7 June to 1 July 2018 at the GALA Theatre in Washington, DC.

New Visions, Voices, and Perspectives in Theatre for Young Audiences
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New Visions, Voices, and Perspectives in Theatre for Young Audiences

19 June 2018

Elizabeth Brendel Horn writes about Cartography at the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices festival.

Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange
Essay

Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange

23 May 2018

Caitlin Cassidy discusses ten principles and practices she's learned as an artist working at the intersection of arts and cross-cultural exchange, and as one of Georgetown University's Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics Fellows.

Playwrights Say #NeverAgain
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Playwrights Say #NeverAgain

8 May 2018

Rachael Carnes discusses organizing Playwrights Say Never Again to School Shootings, a new anthology of work on gun violence by nineteen playwrights with readings all over the United States.

Designer as Playwright, Images as Text
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Designer as Playwright, Images as Text

Expanding Meanings and Breaking Boundaries with Deb Sivigny

9 October 2017

DC based playwright Annalisa Dias interviews fellow The Welders collective member Deb Sivigny on the world premiere of her new play, Hello My Name Is....

Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects
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Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects

12 September 2017

An interview with Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company in Washington, DC.

The How and the Why of Arts Advocacy
Essay

The How and the Why of Arts Advocacy

1 May 2017

Sara Brookner writes about her experiences and take-aways from participating in National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC, and Arts Matter Advocacy Day in Boston, MA.

The Essential Truth of A Raisin in the Sun and Theatre in Our Time
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The Essential Truth of A Raisin in the Sun and Theatre in Our Time

30 April 2017

Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, writes about the value of theatre as cultural diplomacy, and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics' World Theatre Day event celebrating A Raisin in the Sun.

World Theatre Day: Dreams Deferred: Crossing Continents and Cultures with A Raisin in the Sun
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World Theatre Day: Dreams Deferred: Crossing Continents and Cultures with A Raisin in the Sun

Monday 27 March / Tuesday 28 March 2017
South Africa / Sweden / Washington, D.C., US

Celebrate World Theatre Day with performances from South Africa, Sweden, and the US of an American classic A Raisin in the Sun. Livestreamed on HowlRound TV at howlround.tv Monday 27 March at 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 23:30 UTC / Tuesday, March 28 at 12:30 a.m. BST (London) / Tuesday, March 28 at 1:30 a.m. SAST (Johannesburg) / Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30 a.m. CST (Shanghai). 

Letters from Canadians to Americans
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Letters from Canadians to Americans

Aislinn Rose

28 February 2017

In the final installment of this series—a collaboration with SpiderWebShow—Aislinn Rose describes her experience and revelations at the Women's March in Washington, DC.

Truthful Intelligence
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Truthful Intelligence

A Play about Power and Politics

23 February 2017

Holly Derr writes about Jacqueline E. Lawton’s new play at Arena Stage, part of their Power Plays commissioning initiative.

International Collaboration in TYA New Play Development
Essay

International Collaboration in TYA New Play Development

2 January 2017

Teresa A. Fisher discusses International Playwrights’ Intensive, a new play development program that facilitates international collaboration for theatre for young audiences. 

A Celebration of Life for Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage, October 24, 2016
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A Celebration of Life for Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage, October 24, 2016

18 December 2016

Remarks by Laura Penn, Teresa Eyring, and Tazewell Thompson at A Celebration of Life for Zelda Fichandler hosted by Arena Stage and the Fichandler family at the Mead Center for American Theater October 24, 2016.

Honoring Luis Valdez
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Honoring Luis Valdez

2 December 2016

Jose Delgado celebrates Luis Valdez being awarded the National Medal of Arts and reflects on the work they've done together.

Tough and Tender
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Tough and Tender

Lessons from Zelda

15 November 2016

HowlRound Associate Producer Ramona Ostrowski on attending the Remembering Zelda events at Arena Stage and how Zelda Fichandler’s example and words are a balm and a spark to her own work as a theatre practitioner.

Sexism and Spunk Duel Masterfully on Stage at DC’s Keegan Theatre
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Sexism and Spunk Duel Masterfully on Stage at DC’s Keegan Theatre

3 November 2016

Patricia Davis on Keegan Theatre’s production of What We’re Up Against by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Susan Marie Rhea.

The Zelda Fichandler Celebrations
Video

The Zelda Fichandler Celebrations

Sunday 23 October and Monday 24 October 2016
Washington, D.C., United States

Arena Stage and the Fichandler family hosted two public celebrations of life for Zelda Fichandler on livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 23 October and Monday 24 October. Follow @HowlRoundTV on Twitter and share your thoughts with #howlround.

Marketing Beyond the Bottom Line
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Marketing Beyond the Bottom Line

Why the Division between Marketing and Engagement?

9 October 2016

Theatre marketing consultant Alli Houseworth calls for marketing and audience engagement to come together, the first in a series of articles about Triple Play, a project with Theatre Development Fund and Theatre Bay Area exploring the relationship between playwrights, theatres, and audiences.

A Performance of The Mobile Porch Tour: "The Wildflower Project"
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A Performance of The Mobile Porch Tour: "The Wildflower Project"

Monday 26 September 2016
Washington, D.C., United States

Double Nickels Theatre Company presented a performance of The Mobile Porch Tour: "The Wildflower Project," livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 26 September 2016 at 9:15 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 11:15 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 12:15 p.m. EDT (DC).  Share your thoughts on Twitter and Instagram with #howlround

Missing Voices and Misogyny in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s All-Male Shrew
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Missing Voices and Misogyny in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s All-Male Shrew

29 August 2016

Maegan Clearwood on the all-male production of Taming of the Shrew, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.

Zelda Fichandler's Address to the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society in Celebration of the Third Annual Zelda Fichandler Award—October 26, 2011
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Zelda Fichandler's Address to the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society in Celebration of the Third Annual Zelda Fichandler Award—October 26, 2011

29 July 2016

The work and life of Zelda Fichandler permeate the values and purpose of HowlRound. She was a significant inspiration for how we imagined our intervention into the theatre. Her rigorous thinking and her visionary artistry will continue to influence how we move forward. We republish her words in honor of her memory and as a celebration of her brilliance.—HowlRound

Myths and MFAs
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Myths and MFAs

Jon Klein, Catholic University of America

24 June 2016

Izzi D'Esposito interviews Jon Klein about the Playwriting MFA program at Catholic University of America.

The 2016 TCG National Conference: Theatre Nation
Video

The 2016 TCG National Conference: Theatre Nation

Thursday 23 June to Saturday 25 June 2016
Washington, D.C., United States

Theatre Communications Group presented the 2016 TCG National Conference: Theatre Nation (ASL-interpreted) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 23 June to Saturday 25 June. Share your thoughts and media with hashtags #TCG16 and #howlround in all social media platforms. Follow @TCG and @HowlRoundTV in Twitter for updates.