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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:14522 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Culture is Focus of TCG's American Theatre Magazine

Among Theatre Communications Group's mission is to leverage the stories of the field to build greater public awareness of and appreciation for live theatre in America. The organization’s vision ranges from being the leader and innovator in ass...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:28485 • 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:3334 • Comments: 0


 

What Would W.E.B. DuBois Do Today?

 What Would DuBois Do Today? BlackVoices.com by Aberjhani Feb 23, 2011 "Among the aspects that fascinate me most about Black America's past is how our ancestors made history happen. Although much of what we call history clearly ...more

diversity   Jun 12, 2011 • Views:3113 • Comments: 0


 

Increasing Your Share of a Culturally Diverse Audience

"Increasing Your Share of a Culturally Diverse Audience" by Leah Smiley, Founder and Executive Director, The Society for Diversity Franchising World June Edition International Franchise Association "Diversity is not about rac...more

diversity   Sep 3, 2011 • Views:4112 • Comments: 0


 
 

Past as Prologue: Dreams of An Ideal Theatre

"We make one world from the stories of many different worlds. Multiculturalism, or whatever you call it, didn’t begin in the 1980s, though we sometimes behave as if it did. Hull-House reminds us that ethnic, racial and cultural diversity i...more

diversity   artists   Oct 8, 2011 • Views:7837 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Diversity of Black Dancers

"Highlighting diversity of black dancers is the goal of Toronto event" by Paula Citron The Globe and Mail January 25, 2012 The International Association of Blacks in Dance, which works to raise the awareness of blacks in dance, hel...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   education   Jan 30, 2012 • Views:6181 • Comments: 0


 
 

Opera & Theatre Featured in Black History Month PSAs

    CBS Celebrates Black History Month 2012 Black History Month Celebration features two PSAs, produced in partnership with KPIX/KBCW and with the support of Comerica Bank, featuring opera singer Marian Anderson and playwright ...more

diversity   artists   Feb 21, 2012 • Views:3072 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Guthrie Reflects Today's Audiences... Or Does It?

On April 16, 2012, the Guthrie Theater announced its 2012-2013 50th anniversary season, which has been greeted with mixed reactions. The Guthrie's stated mission is: an American center for theater performance, production, education and profess...more

diversity   artists   education   Apr 22, 2012 • Views:6668 • Comments: 1


 
 

The Trouble with February

In the February 2013 issue of American Theatre Magazine, Teresa Eyring, executive director of Theatre Communications Group and longtime chair of the National Performing Arts Convention, reflects on Black History Month and its relationship to diversit...more

diversity   artists   Feb 11, 2013 • Views:4539 • Comments: 0