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Friday, August 3
 

8:00am EDT

Advocating Better Preparation of Stage Directors for Musical Theatre
Advocating improved training of individuals from outside musical theatre to produce better quality productions. Included are text analysis, musical programming, collaboration, music, and dance.


Friday August 3, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am EDT
Congressional A, Lobby Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA
 
Saturday, August 4
 

11:30am EDT

Historical and Collective (Counter) Memory in African-American Performances Across Media
This roundtable discusses how African-American artists across dance, theatre, and film create performances that advocate for new understandings of collective and historical memories of African-American experiences and identities.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Banks

Daniel Banks

Co-Director, DNAWORKS
Daniel Banks is a theatre director, choreographer, educator, and dialogue facilitator. Daniel is Co-Director of DNAWORKS, an arts and service organization dedicated to dialogue and healing through the arts. He is the founder and director of the Hip Hop Theatre Initiative, engaging... Read More →
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Eunice Ferreira

Associate Professor Theater, Skidmore College
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Katelyn Wood

PhD Candidate, University of Texas at Austin


Saturday August 4, 2012 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
Thornton A, Eleventh Floor 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

11:30am EDT

Performance Geographies: Theoretical/Theatrical Approaches To 'Real' Communities
Participants use theory to analyze theatrical approaches to community in Maori haka dance, Sellars' Merchant of Venice in Los Angeles, and the Salazar dictatorship in Portugal.


Saturday August 4, 2012 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
Thornton Lounge, Eleventh Floor 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

1:45pm EDT

Advocating, Collaborating, and Educating in the Digital Age
In the past we carried textbooks and toured physical buildings. But what issues arise when we transcend this world, and enter the virtual/digital world?

Speakers
avatar for Michael O'Hara

Michael O'Hara

Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts, Ball State University
avatar for Stephen Schrum

Stephen Schrum

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Areas of interest: Playwrighting and Digital Performance. Using technology for both teaching and performance. Also, taking lesser known works and breathing new life into them.


Saturday August 4, 2012 1:45pm - 3:15pm EDT
Thornton A, Eleventh Floor 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA