Though much talk has surrounded possible federal funding, let’s imagine a world based in repertory theatre and funding from the state level.
If you haven’t committed to dismantling racism and ending harassment, don’t rush to reopen your doors.
How our theatre got through a trying and bewildering year, and is poised to move forward this year and beyond.
Where we put our time, our money, and attention needs to change, can change, and is already changing.
The theatre field’s unexamined standards and hierarchies are too frequently oppressive, exploitative, and white supremacist. Here’s how we can change them.
Rebuilding will be challenging, but we must embrace abundance and celebrate possibility to create a better vision for the future.
The soul-healing and community-building qualities of children’s theatre, a key part of the Federal Theatre Project, should be central to any new deal for the arts.
She used her anger at a system that betrayed its ideals as fuel to organize against it. We can and should do the same.
Nonprofit theatre boards are unrepresentative, out of touch, and more often oppressive than supportive. We can and must do this better.
Looking toward a post-COVID horizon, we must plan for adjustment, redefinition, and a new kind of relevance.