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Major Resource & Leader: Performing Arts Alliance

This website is full of great resources for advocacy on the federal level such as information on the issues, tools for taking action, and an easy one-step system for contacting your federal officials about performing arts issues. The Performing Ar...more

advocacy   artists   Jun 7, 2010 • Views:6361 • Comments: 0


The Creativity Crisis: American Creativity In Decline

Newsweek recently ran an article discussing recent research that shows that for the first time, creativity in the United States is in decline.  The research is based upon tests that have been used for many years to assess creative thinking. ...more

artists   education   Aug 3, 2010 • Views:7481 • Comments: 0


Artist Visa Issues Persist, PAA Engaged in Advocacy

Securing visas in a timely fashion for artists coming to the U.S. from abroad continues to be an issue in the performing arts field (see "Lincoln Center Scrambles After Visa Problems", The New York Times, November 15, 2010). The Performi...more

advocacy   artists   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:6934 • 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:38865 • Comments: 0


International Hispanic Theatre Festival Showcases Diversity

"Accent on Chile" by Christine Dolen The Miami Herald; July 3, 2011 "As it has for the past few summers, Miami’s International Hispanic Theatre Festival is anchoring its celebration of theater from the Spanish-speaking world...more

diversity   artists   education   Jul 10, 2011 • Views:9793 • Comments: 0


YouTube Gem: Violist Improvs Response to Ringing Cell Phone

Stories about cell phones interrupting live performances, and how artists handle the situation, have been popping up lately. There was the recent furor over an interruption at the NYPhil, and that incident resurfaced a much publicized video of Hugh J...more

artists   Feb 21, 2012 • Views:2319 • Comments: 0


Finnish Company Features Unconventional Casts

DuvTeatern Committed to Artists with Developmental Disabilities "These people challenged my fears and filled up my eyes. They made me want to live bigger. They made me feel like I could dance." DuvTeatern, based in Hel...more

diversity   artists   education   Mar 9, 2012 • Views:5864 • Comments: 0


Theater Lab & Social Service Organization Partner

 "D.C. area homeless women to tell ‘Life Stories’ in Kennedy Center performance" The Washington Post by Katherine Boyle April 29, 2012 "Can art save a life? I think we’re finding that it can save lives...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   education   May 1, 2012 • Views:9914 • Comments: 0