From the category archives:

New Models

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(Editor’s note: This is an adapted version of a post that originally appeared on the Geva Theatre blog. We’re sharing it here in order to further advance this exciting audience engagement model as part of our Audience (R)Evolution program and the upcoming Audience Engagement arc at our 2013 National Conference. Want to share your own [...]


Finding safe and affordable housing as a professional in the entertainment industry can be a real challenge. As a theatre artist, you are often booking gigs out of town and looking for someone to sublet to be able to afford to take the job. And many people working in theatre are located in expensive urban [...]


Cardboard Citizens: the Geography of Homelessness and the Art of Outreach

by Katy Rubin December 22, 2011 Global Connections
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(Miguel, from the Street to Stage troupe which is a part of Cardboard Citizens) The second half of this Global Connections English odyssey has involved an immersion in London’s homeless theatre scene. I’m hanging with Cardboard Citizens, a 20-year-old nonprofit theatre organization presenting plays by and with homeless and displaced people. Now in the last [...]

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Somewhere That’s Green

by Harrison Hill November 16, 2011 American Theatre magazine
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Last year, American Theatre told you about one theatre’s creative stab at sustainability in a story that prompted two responses on The Circle (here and here). Well, when it rains, it pours: We’ve just caught wind of another regional company’s efforts to stay green in a unique confluence of art and economics. Per its mission [...]

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(Critical) Power to the People

by Simone Scully November 16, 2011 Critics & Reviews
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(Photo: Laura Roudabush) iCritic™, an initiative, developed as part of ‘Barrington Stage 2.0’, got its genesis from TCG’s New Generations Program, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation/The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2010. Now over a year later, it is time find out how iCritic is progressing. Laura Roudabush, Director of Marketing for Barrington [...]

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Catching the Pass

by August Schulenburg October 7, 2011 American Theatre magazine
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(Photo: Gerry Goodstein. Pictured: Amy Staats and Lynette Freeman from WAKING UP by Cori Thomas, directed by Tea Alagić) Having previously featured the ACTpass in Eliza Bent’s April 2011 Strategies column in American Theatre, we were excited when Ensemble Studio Theatre’s ESTpass press release crossed our transom. Was this an idea with legs? How would [...]

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