From the monthly archives:

August 2012

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One of the most urgent conversations to emerge from the 2012 National Conference in Boston concerned the perennial theme of diversity. However, we noticed that the frame of that conversation had shifted from challenge to opportunity and the dialogue had evolved from should we do this to how do we do this? To further this [...]

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In just a couple weeks, TCG Books will publish Quiara Alegría Hudes’s Water by the Spoonful, the 2012 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (you can pre-order your copy here). The play follows a soldier as he returns from Iraq and struggles to find his place in the world, while somewhere in a chat [...]

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Announcing the 5th Round A-ha! Recipients

by TCG News August 23, 2012 MetLife/TCG A-ha! Think It Do It
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MetLife Foundation and TCG are thrilled to announce the fifth round of recipients for the MetLife/TCG A-ha! Program: Think It, Do It, which supports the creative thinking and action of TCG Member Theatres with the goal of impacting the larger theatre community. Five theatres were awarded grants totaling $225,000 to either research and develop new [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Kentucky Edition

by Teresa Eyring August 20, 2012 Weekly Update
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The weekend before last, I had the pleasure of participating in two memorable events in Kentucky. In Lexington, I was a keynote speaker at the conference of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE), hosted locally by TCG Member Theatre, Lexington Children’s Theatre.  I joined approximately 400 theatre practitioners, educators, researchers and arts education [...]

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Applications and Guidelines for Global Connections

by TCG News August 15, 2012 Global Connections
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Now Available: Applications and Guidelines for TCG’s International Grant Program GLOBAL CONNECTIONS ROUND 2 • CYCLE A ONLINE REGISTRATION & APPLICATION POSTMARK DEADLINE MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012 Global Connections encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange throughout the world by supporting the unrestricted travel and projects of professionals working in all aspects of theatre. Recipients may use [...]

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(de)Trashing Lebanon

by Denise Maroney August 15, 2012 Global Connections

(Editor’s Note: Denise Maroney has been following up on her environmental theatre work in Lebanon originally supported through a Global Connections IN the LAB grant. The video above was recently featured on Al Jazeera, and you can learn more about Denise’s project here. ) Irish- Lebanese by birth and raised between New York and Japan, [...]

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hotINK at the Lark: Introducing New Plays From Abroad

by Catherine Coray August 14, 2012 Global Citizenship
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(Pictured: playwright Ivan Dimitrov, author of The Eyes of Others, which will have it’s U.S. premiere at the New Ohio Theatre on September 7th) Following up on a terrific TCG Conference in Boston, and the many conversations we had on international theatre exchange, I am pleased to announce that submissions for hotINK at the Lark [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Our Town Edition

by Teresa Eyring August 13, 2012 Weekly Update
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“Very ordinary town, if you ask me.” Mr. Webb, Our Town by Thornton Wilder On July 12, the NEA announced the 2012 Our Town grant recipients, and whether or not Wilder’s eponymous paean to small town life served as inspiration, theatres were well represented. In fact, if we were to call forth our own Professor [...]

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Summertime Edition

by Teresa Eyring August 6, 2012 Education
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Summertime: the childlike promise of that word never quite leaves us, no matter how freighted we become with adult responsibilities. The promise of time unbound on beaches, the promises sworn to summer sweethearts, and the promise of childhood itself – the possibility that we can become anything we put our minds to – these thoughts [...]

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