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Compounding Diversity

For years our field has been struggling with organizational issues relating to race and ethnicity (and more recently to sexual orientation, physical ability and other issues). We have seen the creation of the Non-Traditional Casting Project and admir...more

diversity   Apr 28, 2010 • Views:2994 • Comments: 0


 
 

Asian American Actors in the Bay Area

This article offers a historic look at the challenges and opportunities Asian American artists have faced in the Bay Area. It covers Cabaret and Chop Suey; Art as Politics;  The New Millennium; and The New Generation. "Opening the Golden...more

diversity   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:8480 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:13390 • Comments: 0


 

Featured Artist: William Kentridge's Image & Opera

William Kentridge was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1955. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (1973–76), Johannesburg Art Foundation (1976–78), and studied mime and theater at L’École Interna...more

artists   Sep 13, 2010 • Views:3819 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:15492 • Comments: 0


 
 

Art21 Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible gives viewers an intimate look into the mind and creative process of William Kentridge, the South African artist whose acclaimed charcoal drawings, animations, video installations, shadow plays, mechanical ...more

artists   education   Oct 25, 2010 • Views:4955 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

TCG Releases Video

  TCG's Stage Matters video captures artists, theatre leaders, patrons, educators, corporate executives and politicians around the country as they emphatically speak about the value of theatre and challenges we face in an ever-changing enviro...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   education   Nov 18, 2010 • Views:13039 • Comments: 0


 

The Power of Slurs

"Speech and Harm" Opinionator - Exclusive Online Community from The New York Times By Ernie Lepore November 7, 2010 What is at the root of the power of slurs to cause unease, shock and pain? This opinion piece looks at how words...more

diversity   Nov 28, 2010 • Views:3572 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Students are Proud of Mixed Lineage

Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above by Susan Saulny The New York Times January 29, 2011 "'I was always having to explain where my parents are from because just saying, 'I'm from Takoma Park, Maryland,' w...more

diversity   education   advocacy   Feb 2, 2011 • Views:8575 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

South Africa's Youth Sing its Way out of Poverty

South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre Group Tries to Sing its Way Out of Poverty By DeNeen L. Brown The Washington Post February 4, 2011 The Bokamoso Youth Centre has been trying to broaden the horizons for the township's youth. Each year...more

diversity   education   artists   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:8590 • Comments: 0