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Larissa FastHorse

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 (This post is part of the blog salon curated by Jacqueline E. Lawton for the 2015 TCG National Conference: Game Change. The following questions will inform the final plenary session, “Artistic Leadership:How We Change the Game.”) JACQUELINE LAWTON: What was the most game-changing production you’ve seen or created, and why? LARISSA FASTHORSE:  I hate to be on a bandwagon, [...]

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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.) As a playwright working on a play with the artistic department of theaters, I am often asked to talk with the education department and the audience engagement department.  In my mind those three [...]

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Do No Harm

by Larissa FastHorse June 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.)  I am writing my first play for Cornerstone Theater Company in Los Angeles. For those who don’t know (they do exist) Cornerstone literally wrote the book on community engagement in theatre. Their plays are developed though a [...]

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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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