From the monthly archives:

March 2011

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(This post was originally posted on Think It, Do It, Blog It as part of  The MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program. We’re cross-posting on the Circle to better highlight the work of our grantees.) By Alan Berks, Director of Communications, Pillsbury House Theatre We opened Nathan Louis Jackson’s Broke-ology this month. We’re three weeks into the run with two [...]

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(This post was originally posted on Think It, Do It, Blog It as part of  The MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program. We’re cross-posting on the Circle to better highlight the work of our grantees.) By Elise Walter (Education Intern) and Amanda Jane Dunne (Education Associate) Friday, March 11 was the culmination of the Northlight On Campus residency with middle [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: World Theatre Edition

by Teresa Eyring March 28, 2011 Weekly Update
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Yesterday, March 27, was World Theatre Day. Theatre communities all across the globe marked the occasion with performances, events, special messages and informal gatherings at theatres, pubs and cafés. This year, TCG and the U.S. Center of International Theatre Institute (a division of TCG) invited Tony Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright to compose a special U.S. [...]

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Global Connections Begins

by August Schulenburg March 24, 2011 Global Citizenship
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In the spirit of World Theatre Day on March 27th (have you watched Jeffrey Wright’s moving message?), we’re sharing a more in depth look at our recent Global Connections grantees. I had the pleasure of sitting in on a teleconference meeting where the participating artists shared the genesis of their plans, with a contagious enthusiasm building [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Luck of the Irish

by Teresa Eyring March 21, 2011 Weekly Update
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Last week, St Patrick’s Day was celebrated and here in New York , the parade jammed up traffic and the streets were strewn with revelers. The Irish are mythologically associated with luck, and in honor of the day, I have unearthed a piece that appeared in Fast Company in 2003. It’s an in-depth review of [...]

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From Artists In Tokyo

by Aya Ogawa March 18, 2011 Advocacy

I’ve been asked by many people what the situation in Japan is like now and how it is affecting artists there. As a New York-based theatre artist with many ties to Japan and former TCG staff member I wanted to share what I’ve heard with the greater TCG theatre community in the U.S. We have [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Demystifying and Testifying

by Teresa Eyring March 14, 2011 Weekly Update
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Here on the TCG home front, our work every day runs the gamut from the activism and leadership of communicating theatre’s value to the critical basics of offering training opportunities to theatre staffs. With respect to the latter, we recently hosted our MetLife/TCG A-ha! Leadership Teleconference Demystifying Technology: Marketing and Publicity in the New Economy. [...]

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Who Will We Be…

by Dads Garage March 10, 2011 MetLife/TCG A-ha! Think It Do It
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(This post was originally posted on Think It, Do It, Blog It as part of  The MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program. We’re cross-posting on the Circle to better highlight the work of our grantees.) By Kevin Gillese of Dad’s Garage Theatre Company We are embarking on a journey of transforming our company. Our A-ha! project is one of several [...]

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Creative Thinking In Action

by August Schulenburg March 8, 2011 Interviews

On Monday, March 14th from 2-3:30PM EST, Kevin Gillese, Maria Striar and Seema Sueko  will lead the next installment of  our A-ha! Leadership Webinar series, “Creative Thinking In Action.” They kindly took a break from their busy schedules to answer some anticipatory questions about the themes of the Webinar,  including how the creative process can cross [...]

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#MeetMems: 3 New Member Theatres!

by August Schulenburg March 7, 2011 Meet the Members

Whether they’re bringing some heat to St. Louis, or the Bard to Upstate, or blurring the boundaries of media from BAM to Bogota; we’re thrilled to welcome three new Member Theatres to TCG! The Builders Association 453 Broome St, #4C New York, NY 10013 Marianne Weems, Artistic Director Erica Laird, Managing Director Sharon Connelly, Board [...]

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Culture Stops!

by Teresa Eyring March 4, 2011 Advocacy

Following on #NEA365 and our calls to reach out to your Senators to reverse the House’s cuts to the NEA, a new national protest effort is emerging. Culture Stops! is a “citizen-driven, peaceful day of action by individuals and organizations in the creative sector across the United States, who share the simple belief that the [...]

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Working Off Of Each Other

by Southern Rep March 3, 2011 MetLife/TCG A-ha! Think It Do It
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(This post was originally posted on Think It, Do It, Blog It as part of  The MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program. We’re cross-posting on the Circle to better highlight the work of our grantees.) By Marieke Gaboury of Southern Rep This month felt like a big break through time for our YO NOLA kids. We continue to be challenged [...]

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#MeetMems: South Coast Repertory

by August Schulenburg March 3, 2011 Meet the Members

As part of our regular series, Meet the Members, TCG’s staff will be sitting down with South Coast Repertory’s David Emmes and Paula Tomei to talk about their work. We will be live tweeting this conversation @tcg using the hashtag #meetmems, so if you’re on Twitter, please join us at 3PM, EST. Here are the [...]

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NOC Teaching Artists Weigh In

by Northlight Theatre March 1, 2011 In the Trenches
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(This post was originally posted on Think It, Do It, Blog It as part of  The MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program. We’re cross-posting on the Circle to better highlight the work of our grantees.) By Devon de Mayo at Northlight Theatre Here are two reflections from our teaching artists, Kristyn Hegner and Josh Lesser, leading the way at Fairview’s [...]

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