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Blue Star Theatres

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(Photo of Everett Cox at the 2015 TCG National Conference by Roger Mastronianni.) Earlier this year, I was introduced to a Vietnam veteran who works with an organization called Lucid Body which offers a physical training method for the actor, and its Lucid Body Veteran Theatre Project. Everett Cox attended the 2015 TCG National Conference in [...]

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(This post is a part of series highlighting the work of recipients of TCG’s Blue Star Theatres grant program. San Diego REPertory Theatre is the grant recipient of the following Blue Star Theatres’ project, Grounded.) San Diego is home to 7 military bases which serve a combined population of military personnel, dependents and families of approximately 175,000 [...]

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Worthwhile Connections

by Eric Van Tassell July 31, 2015 Blue Star Theatres
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(This post is a part of series highlighting the work of recipients of TCG’s Blue Star Theatres grant program. Steppenwolf Theatre Company is the grant recipient of the following Blue Star Theatres project, Veterans’ Night Preview Series.) The Veterans’ Night series at Steppenwolf Theatre Company is a well-established program. In 1984, co-founder Gary Sinise directed Tracers, which [...]

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Student to Student: Writing Plays and Building Community

by Frank Cervarich July 31, 2015 Blue Star Theatres
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(This post is a part of series highlighting the work of recipients of TCG’s Blue Star Theatres grant program. Young Playwrights’ Theater is the grant recipient of the following Blue Star Theatres project, Military Child Education Coalition.) On my second day at Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT), I was asked to attend a conference at the National Harbor. I [...]

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Serving Soul Repair: Bringing our own hands to bear

by Krista DeNio July 16, 2015 Blue Star Theatres
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(This post is a part of series highlighting the work of recipients of TCG’s Blue Star Theatres grant program. California Shakespeare Theater is the grant recipient of the following Blue Star Theatres project, Land Home Hero.) Veterans know service; were trained for service; are of service. Whatever one carried into the military, one comes out [...]

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