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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Post image for 2014 TCG National Conference Day 1

(Photo by Michal Daniel. Pictured: Naomi Iizuka, Kristoffer Diaz, Peter C. Brosius, Matika Wilbur, Sarah Bellamy) At last! The first day of the conference was finally here! I knew the work we had ahead of us would be rigorous and require deep engagement. I knew that folks were ready to see how a year of [...]

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Post image for Playwrights Crossing:  Young Jean Lee, Kimber Lee, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Writing Across Race Lines

(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon curated by Caridad Svich.) Young Jean Lee’s The Shipment (2008), Kimber Lee’s brownsville song (b-side for tray) (2014), and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Appropriate (2013) all constitute border crossings of a very particular kind: they are plays in which a playwright imagines and gives [...]

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Border crossing into real, genuine theatre. (Without the Shakespeare)

by Marilo Nuñez July 8, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive | Thrive} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  We are border crossers. All of us, every single one of us. Even those who think they’ve never travelled across a border, our ancestors, those who came before us, crossed borders. Like indigenous tribes before the conquest, [...]

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UNeditions: the future of mobile theatre

by Jon Spooner July 8, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive| Thrive} blog salon curated by Caridad Svich.) UNeditions is a new platform for publishing play scripts on mobile devices, using light and sound design from the live production to create a unique and immersive reading experience. The platform was created through a co-design process led by [...]

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The Quivering of the Rose

by Dijana Milosevic July 8, 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.) “Story is the way we remember, the way we make judgments – and perhaps, because they touch the heart – stories point the way to forgiveness and understanding. By means of story, we can experience the terrible and [...]

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Equity in Theatre: Launching A New Canadian Initiative

by Laine Zisman Newman and Rebecca Burton July 8, 2014 Diversity & Inclusion

(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive| Thrive} blog salon curated by Caridad Svich.) Introducing the Project: The under-representation of women in key creative positions in theatre and the arts is a systemic, global problem, not at all unique to North America, yet increasingly present here. In a Canadian context, the problem has [...]

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