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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Within the last year, we’ve been able to double the attendance at our live theater events – as an unintended consequence of an absurd experiment with technology… In an effort to push the [...]

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(This essay was written for the 2015 TCG Circle Audience Revolution blog salon after the 2015 TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening March 25-27, 2015 in Kansas City.) Tell me what you want. Please Please Please Tell me what you want so that I can get what I want   I will make something Precisely For your want [...]

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The Dreams We Make

by Madeline Sayet March 31, 2015 Audience & Community Engagement
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(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Is it worth selling tickets if it’s hurting people? This question initially popped up due to the current prevalence of redface on the American stage instead of authentic indigenous representations. But, that is [...]

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What remains?

by Tanuja Amarasuriya March 31, 2015 Audience & Community Engagement
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(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) When we were little, my mum used to try and get me and my brother to garden: to plant seeds and tend the plants as they grew. IT WAS SO BORING. But now [...]

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The Volt (of resistance)

by Jay Ruby March 31, 2015 Audience & Community Engagement
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(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) The word ministry awakens a sense of revolt in me. There is a cellular reaction of disgust to the general hypocrisy and failures of the “church”. Such a reaction seems far away from [...]

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Changing Audiences: Notes from China’s Wuzhen Theatre Festival

by Lissa Tyler Renaud March 31, 2015 Audience & Community Engagement
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(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) I’m sorry to say that people do not see canvases, they only see dollars. – Joan Miró, Spanish painter (d. 1983) Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were [...]

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