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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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The National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago has released a landmark report on a three-year study of teaching artists (TAs) – artists who make teaching a part of their professional practice.  Teaching Artists and the Future of Education found that their work is critical to the future of arts education and [...]

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Post image for Call and Response: Daniel Gookin

“It keeps us on our toes, because it gets us to come up with new and creative ways to deal with the ideas they come up with.” – Daniel Gookin, I AM THEATRE Having made my bones as a technician in lower-budget regional theatre, I’m no stranger to the consternations endemic to converted houses. I’ve [...]

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The Tommy Guns of Mexico City

by Seth Bockley and Devon de Mayo December 21, 2011 Global Connections
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I’ve come to Mexico City through TCG’s Global Connections: On the Road grant to continue to work with three local clown-theater artists on a new project with the theme of war (Guerra: A Clown Play is the working title of our play). But upon arrival I find myself immersed in the rich cultural life of [...]

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