Staying to true to your gut, making the work no one is hiring you to do, finding a community that gets you, taking mental health breaks—these are just some of the tips these creative folks are happy to share.
As if having a baby while working in the theatre isn’t hard enough, the pandemic has only intensified the stress—and the need for networks of support.
Among the best practices that are central to our field: taking care of the caregivers.
How to build support for parent artists at U.S. theatres? First let’s build a movement.
Emily Mann and Mary Hodges discuss their experiences as working parent artists, and the hard-won wisdom they’ve gleaned along the way.
A piece on theatremaking while parenting, and one on intimacy direction, both fit the month’s Best Practices theme.
Theatre artists with kids may struggle to find a livable balance, but increasingly they’re not struggling alone.