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Monday, May 19, 2014

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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Theatre | Technology} blog salon, curated by Jacqueline E. Lawton.) As the Director of Online Media at the Dramatists Guild, it may be shocking to say I’m not all that interested in technology – at least not as much as I’m interested in community. Maybe I [...]

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(Pictured: Director Leslie Ishii and playwright Danny Mitarotondo at a rehearsal of Mitarotondo’s Phaeda Wins Award. This post is a part of the Diversity & Inclusion blog salon led by Online Curator Jacqueline E. Lawton. Check out further Diversity & Inclusion posts on Jacqueline’s blog. If you are interested in participating in this or any other Circle blog salon, email Gus Schulenburg.) Diversity and [...]

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the little canadian play that did

by Jennifer Overton May 19, 2014 Global Citizenship
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(This post is part of the Canadian theatre salon curated by Chantal Bilodeau for the World Theatre Day 2014/Crossing Borders salon series. Pictured above: Stephen Seay as Simon and Scott Miller as Jake in the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte production of Spelling 2-5-5.) In this era of theatre for young audiences (TYA) companies increasingly producing presold ‘title’ shows, what are [...]

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Checkpoints, Teaching Theatre in Conflict Zones

by Jessica Litwak May 19, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.) I am at Gate C 63. In the International Terminal at Newark Airport. New York to Dubai and from Dubai to Iraq. The invitation to Iraq comes to Theatre Without Borders on a Wednesday afternoon. They need [...]

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Who Should Tell What Story, Amended

by Larissa FastHorse May 19, 2014 Diversity & Inclusion
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Since I am a half Native American and half white playwright, I advocate for the freedom to tell any story.  I don’t want to be limited to stories about half-breed NDNs from South Dakota who become ballet dancers that retire to a life of writing.  I’m already commissioned to write that story (thanks Peter Brosius), [...]

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