Artistry & Artistic Innovation Salons

Artistry & Artistic Innovation Salons

The following TCG Circle salon series are all connected to themes of artistry & artistic innovation. If you would like to participate in any of these series, please email Gus Schulenburg.

  1. 2014 TCG National Conference Salon
  2. 30/30 US Latin@/NoPassport reading scheme
  3. 2013 TCG National Conference: Learn Do Teach–Artistic Innovation Salon
  4. Artistry & Artistic Innovation Salon

2014 TCG National Conference Salon

This salon has not yet begun, but will focus on the specific artistry themes of the 2014 TCG National Conference.

30/30 US Latin@/NoPassport reading scheme

These questions from Caridad Svich have been sent to each playwright taking part in the scheme. All posts are originally shared on the NoPassport blog, where you can learn how to participate in the 30/30 US Latin@/NoPassport reading scheme!

Remain Open by Tatiana Suarez-Pico

Increase Our Cultural Currency by Michael Mejias

Art, Action, Resistance and a Bit of Play, an interview of Caridad Svich by Elaine Avila

Halfway Between the Church and the Whorehouse by Oliver Mayer

Arias of Languages by Alejandro Morales

Authentically Rendered Selves by Amparo Garcia-Crow

2013 TCG National Conference: Learn Do Teach–Artistic Innovation Salon

The Artistic Innovation blog salon was curated by Artistic Innovation Online Curator Caridad Svich for the Artistic Innovation arc at the 2013 TCG National Conference: Learn Do Teach in Dallas. This salon was inspired by Howard Shalwitz’s keynote address at the 2012 TCG National Conference: Model the Movement. While this specific salon is closed, we continue to welcome posts connected to artistry & artistic innovation.

Caridad Svich’s Opening Remarks on Artistic Innovation by Caridad Svich

Toward a Neo-Cubist Alamkara Vocal Art for Playwritingby Ruth Margraff

Somatic Thoughts on Artistic Innovationby Rachel Bowditch

The Director’s Placeby Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya

Fornes and Artistic Mentorshipby Anne Garcia-Romero

The Way Forward Is Visionby Tameka Cage Conley

An Educated Gamble, by Daniel Gallant

Hand in Hand, by Catherine Coray

On the Heels of an Encuentro, Part 2, by Jesus Reyes

Arts Entrepreneurship: You are closer than you think, by Jim Hart and Gary D. Beckman

The audience: Friend, foe, or innocent bystander? Or, questions about the intersection of art and community. by Leila Buck

Witness and Responsibilityby Stacie Chaiken

Journeys Taken, Journeys to Goby Barclay Goldsmith

Beyond the “Dead Playwright” Approachby Mariana Carreño King


Life/Art Lessons from the Trenches by Charlotte Meehan

Innovation: An Unlikely Incubator for New Work by Alice Reagan

Agents of Change by Dominic D’Andrea

Let There Be Light by Doug Howe

An Interview with Morm Sokly by Catherine Filloux

Artistic Innovation Essay by E.M. Lewis

Innovation Takes Time; Time Takes Money by Andrea Lepcio

Innovation/Collaboration by Michael John Garcés

Performance Theater and the Politics of Inclusion by José Torres-Tama

Occupying Opera by Joseph Keckler

Against Mastery by David Herskovitz

Geographies of Language: An interview with John Jesurun by Caridad Svich

Innovation in the Writing by Octavio Solis

If Someone Calls My Name: Innovation in Theatre by Zac Kline

Bridging Dallas by Caridad Svich

Verwandlung by Stephanie Fleischmann

Towards a Slow Theatre by Lisa Schlesinger

 Artistry and Innovation by Heather Woodbury

Let’s by Julie Felise Dubiner


We’re all in the same boat: gatekeepers and fragile ecologies by Fin Kennedy

The push and the pull… The innovation dance by Jennifer Maisel

The Future from Where You Are Now by Hank Willenbrink

On Eco-Theater by Jeremy Pickard

Dissonant strands by Caridad Svich

Remarks at Opening of Artistic Innovation Arc by Howard Shalwitz

Three Invitations (to save the world) by Adam S. Horowitz

Writing as Global Engagement: Ayad Akhtar by Ayad Akhtar

Concurrencies by Aaron Landsman

Innovation and Catastrophe by John Biguenet

‘Tis New to Thee by Mark Schultz

An Interview with Zachary Karabashliev by Zachary Karabashliev and Vera Asenova

Pull Focus by Jeff McMahon

Community Innovation by Duska Radosavljevic

Look Forward to Being Utterly Wrong by Rachael Parish

The Act of Introducing Something New by Kali Quinn

Innovation and the Voices of Tomorrow by Saviana Stanescu

Skype: Can Theatre Go the Distance? by Jody Christopherson

Mothering Invention: The Need for Creative Necessity by Cory Tamler

The Engine of Artistic Innovation by Lojo Simon

Words Like Knives by Arlene Goldbard

What Can We Do? by Andy Smith

All the world’s a stage. I believe in that. by Chiori Miyagawa

Context as content: the work of Abel González Melo by Yael Prizant

It’s Innovative To… by James Carter

The Sound of Costumes / Audible Choreography by Johannes Birringer

The Troublesome 9.7 Percent and the Breakthrough Play by D.W. Gregory

Innovate This by George Hunka

Write It Yourself!  by Oliver Mayer

 Considering Imagination by Katie Pearl

Innovation in 17 by Stephen Wrentmore

The Essentiality of Innovation by Daniel Brunet

Backward: On Innovation by Elaine Avila

What is Innovation? by Arthur Bartow

Doing the work by Rachel Jendrzejewski

Do you see me? by Deborah Asiimwe and Emily Mendelsohn

Elliot forgot the Reluctant Vampires by Ian Rowlands

Violence and Theatre Making by John Moletress

Two Launch Pads by Pedro de Senna

An Evolutionary Revolution by Dr Peter S Petralia

In Support of Play: Productions, Lipstick and Growth by Amina Henry

Aligning the Vision by Caridad Svich

Artistry & Artistic Innovation Salon

As part of advancing and celebrating our Core Value of Artistry, we host an ongoing salon for any artist and/or theatre person that wants to talk about what makes the work work, and the play play. If you would like to participate in this or any salon series, please email Gus Schulenburg.

Memory Training for Actors: Close To The Tipping Point by Garrett Ayers

Blasted Thurberby Amelia Parenteau

Sontag Rebornby Amelia Parenteau

The Imperative Value of TYA by Robyn Flatt

Reimaging, Reinventing, Redefining the Classics by Rob Melrose

Performers Wanted by Guillermo Aviles-Rodriguez

In Search of a Global Literary Department by Patrizia Acerra

Pavel Dobrusky: 1956-2013 by Molly Smith

The Commonweal Artist/Administrator Model by Hal Cropp

In Memoriam: Pavel Dobrusky by Deborah Brevoort

Cross-Pollinating The Arts by Scott RC Levy

Immersive Theatre and the Freedom of Choice by Adam Green

Richard Griffiths: A Tribute by Amanda Quaid

Meditation for Actors – An Interview with Parlan McGaw by Amanda Quaid

Revision as Inspiration by Sidney Arndt

Everything Moves: Exciting an Internet-inundated Sports-centric World with Storytelling by Mickey Rowe

Audience Participation – Reflections on acting in Cock by Amanda Quaid

Pretty in Pizza by Amelia Parenteau

A Spark of Resistance/Toward Healing by Caridad Svich

Golden Veil by Eliza Bent

An Environment for Change? by Caridad Svich