The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.*
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This week's topic will be about "Intellectual Property: How is it benefiting you, your arts community, the world?". An underlying assumption we want to examine is that the not-for-profit arts community is best served by adopting the market-based economy and legal system that supports and protects intellectual property.
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*The hashtag #newplay in Twitter is a commons tag (i.e. non-proprietary, community-invested tag) for aggregating global knowledge, information, and conversation related to new works, new performance, and new strategies in the theater.
Creating Trust Through Money: A Conversation on the Common Wallet Project
11 May 2023
Tiziana Penna and Anna Rispoli talk about the Common Wallet, an initiative in which everyone involved commits to living out of the same bank account. Together, the group aims to develop more radical forms of solidarity, kinship, and trust, as well as a thorough questioning of and experimenting with different possible relationships to money.
Meet the Participants of the 2023 Latinx Theatre Commons Designer and Director Colaboratorio!
8 May 2023
The Latinx Theatre Commons announces the cohort of six directors, twenty-four designers, and seven scholars/documentarians selected for the Designer and Director Colaboratorio in Portland, Oregon this summer.
Latinx Theatre Commons producer Jacqueline Flores introduces the Latinx Leaders at the Forefront Series, which amplifies the history and work of Latinx teatros through conversations between established theatremakers with future leaders of the field.
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