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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:3813 • 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:10036 • 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:18754 • 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:16229 • 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:4307 • Comments: 0


 

What Do Your Vendors Say About You?

Your organization's commitment to diversity can be impact by the other organization's with which you are affiliated. There are several annual reports on workplace inclusion that can be used to monitor vendor commitment to diversity. Here ar...more

diversity   Feb 21, 2011 • Views:6411 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Oscars Feature Two Diverse Moments

In a year when nearly every Oscar nominee was white, the 83rd Oscars featured two multicultural moments: At the completion of the "In Memorium" section, Halle Berry, the first African American Best Actress Oscar winner, paid tribute to...more

diversity   artists   education   Feb 28, 2011 • Views:6988 • Comments: 0


 
 

CPAC Keeps Life Colorful

  In 2006, Citi Performing Arts Center (CPAC) formalized its commitment to “Broad-based Access, Diversity, and Outreach” as an objective on its strategy map and Balanced Scorecard. The plan articulated a vision that was be...more

diversity   education   Jun 8, 2011 • Views:7948 • Comments: 0


 
 

1st Asian American to Head a Major Regional Theater

"Chay Yew named artistic director of Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater" Los Angeles Times May 4, 2011 By Mike Boehm "Chay Yew, the playwright and stage director who headed Center Theatre Group's Asian Theatre Workshop from 19...more

diversity   artists   Jun 19, 2011 • Views:6908 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Art Has Yet to Face Up to Homosexuality

"Art has yet to face up to homosexuality" By Philip Kennicott The Washington Post; July 1, 2011 "There may be a reckoning in the winds. Attitudes about gays and lesbians, and about same-sex marriage in particular, are now chan...more

diversity   artists   education   advocacy   Jul 4, 2011 • Views:10851 • Comments: 0