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Wednesday, August 1
 

8:00pm EDT

Interactive Theatre Project (ITP)/Theatre and Social Change (TASC) Performance

Interactive Theatre Project (ITP)/Theatre and Social Change (TASC) Performance


Wednesday August 1, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
Columbia A 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA
 
Thursday, August 2
 

1:30pm EDT

Prosody 400
Music, poetry, grade school, high school, and college come together to strengthen mutual understanding and develop the collective voice of an entire community.

Speakers
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Tom Marion

CUNY York College


Thursday August 2, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

9:00pm EDT

Rehearsal for Staged Reading of The Force of Habit
Open rehearsal for staged reading of a new translation of 'The Force of Habit', a Spanish Golden Age play by Guillen de Castro.

Speakers
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Rick Davis

Exec. Dir., Hylton Performing Arts Center/Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University
Directing, translating, writing, writing about, and teaching theater and opera, new and old; building a community (artistic, social, political, economic) for the Hylton Center; exploring and advancing the enduring values and evolving opportunities of the liberal arts throughout the... Read More →
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Susan Paun de Garcia

Associate Provost, Denison University
I'm passionate about Spanish Golden Age theater in Spanish and in English translation, in period production and in modern adaptation.


Thursday August 2, 2012 9:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
Regency C, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

9:30pm EDT

Legislative Theater Performance - CANCELLED
CANCELLED

Thursday August 2, 2012 9:30pm - 10:30pm EDT
Regency A, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA
 
Friday, August 3
 

8:00am EDT

Jane Chambers Play Rehearsal
Rehearsal for the performance of the Winner of the Jane Chambers Playwrighting Award

Speakers
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Maya Roth

Professor, Georgetown University
theater, gender and performance, cross-cultural adaptations of classics, civic poetics, ensemble, multiracial theater, British and American women playwrights (especially feminist)


Friday August 3, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am EDT
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

1:45pm EDT

Using Theatre to Educate
Learn how to use theatre to educate about past history and current issues using the experiences of two companies as your inspiration.

Speakers
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Art Age Publications

President
ARTAGE PUBLICATIONS' SENIOR THEATRE RESOURCE CENTERVisit Bonnie Vorenburg in the Exhibit HallFor over 20 years, older performers and their directors have turned to the Senior Theatre Resource Center for plays, books, materials, and  workshops that charm audiences. Whether you are an amateur or skilled  professional, we have something fo... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2012 1:45pm - 3:15pm EDT
Capitol A, Lobby Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

1:45pm EDT

Performance: Jane Chambers Winning Play 2012 Reading
An all-conference event, sponsored by WTP and ATHE Moderated by Maya E. Roth (Georgetown University) Join us for a staged reading of this year's Winning Play--which features feminist perspectives and significant roles for female performers. The Playwright of this year's winning play will join us for a QandA to follow the featured event. We will also briefly preview other new feminist plays honored by this year's contest, which draws more than 100 entries annually from across the US and beyond.

Speakers
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Maya Roth

Professor, Georgetown University
theater, gender and performance, cross-cultural adaptations of classics, civic poetics, ensemble, multiracial theater, British and American women playwrights (especially feminist)


Friday August 3, 2012 1:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

3:30pm EDT

Foundational Documents Session - Directing Program Focus Group (DP)
Panelists conduct hands-on exercises about devising using foundational government documents.

Speakers
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Anne Fliotsos

Professor of Theatre, Purdue University
I'm a long-time member of ATHE and former FGR of the Directing Program. Rather than retype my profile, pls visit my faculty profile at http://www.cla.purdue.edu/theatre/directory/?p=Anne_Fliotsos See you at ATHE!
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Stephanie Daventry French

East Stroudsburg University


Friday August 3, 2012 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Congressional B, Lobby Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

5:15pm EDT

Sometimes A Rainbow: Old, Homeless, and Musical Comedy!
The musical comedy centers on an abused elderly widow who discovers the meaning of life and the joys of living while surviving on the streets of Washington, DC.

Speakers
avatar for Art Age Publications

Art Age Publications

President
ARTAGE PUBLICATIONS' SENIOR THEATRE RESOURCE CENTERVisit Bonnie Vorenburg in the Exhibit HallFor over 20 years, older performers and their directors have turned to the Senior Theatre Resource Center for plays, books, materials, and  workshops that charm audiences. Whether you are an amateur or skilled  professional, we have something fo... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2012 5:15pm - 6:45pm EDT
Regency C, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

7:00pm EDT

PlayWorks, Part 2: Advocating Performance: Civic Engagement and Hip-hop in the Creation of SMASH/HIT
Second session of two-part workshop/demonstration exploring the use of hip-hop performance as a tool for civic engagement within theatre: performance by workshop participants.

Speakers
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Mike Bordner

Writing music and poetry has been my creative outlet to the world, allowing others to take journeys through my experience and thoughts. Steve Broadnax, a friend first and foremost, has been a mentor, partner, and fan of my work constantly pushing me to break boundaries and master... Read More →
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William (Bill) Doan

Professor of Theatre, Penn State
Bill Doan is a writer, educator, and artist. A professor of Theatre at Penn State, his most recent play, Drifting, premiered at Dixon Place Theatre in New York City in 2015. Doan is adapting the play for the Graphic Medicine Book series at Penn State Press and has had two pieces published... Read More →
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Aaron Todd Douglas

Loyola University Chicago / Congo Square Theatre
The Arts Infusion Initiative is a cohort of teaching artists and arts organizations seeking to engage "at-risk" youth by introducing theatre, and other artistic endeavors as a a positive occupation, and a gateway to a more productive and fulfilling life. Congo Square Theatre Company... Read More →
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Kevin McFillen

Instructor of Speech Communication, Columbia College
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Aristides (DJ Super) Nova

CEO/DJ, DJ Super Nova
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Christian Thompson

Student, Penn State


Friday August 3, 2012 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA
 
Saturday, August 4
 

11:30am EDT

Feminist Activism and Social Revolutions through Comedy and Laughter
A review type performance of feminist humor in action followed by a round table discussion about the potential of women's feminist comedy to initiate and accomplish social change

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Dark

Kimberly Dark

Kimberly Dark is a writer, professor, yoga teacher and raconteur, working to reveal the hidden architecture of everyday life one clever essay, poem, and story at a time. She uses humor, surprise and intimacy to help audiences discover their influences, and reclaim their power as social... Read More →
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Joan Lipkin

Writing/Directing/Social Activism


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

1:45pm EDT

Staged Reading of David Mark Cohen Award Winning Play
Staged Reading of David Mark Cohen Award Winning Play

Speakers
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Rodger Sorensen

Associate Dean College of Fine Arts and Communications, Brigham Young University
Playwrights and Creative Teams Focus Group Representative
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Jeannie Marlin Woods

Professor of Theatre, Western Illinois University
As a theatre professor I feel strongly about the power of mentorship. I do all I can to foster the development of students and colleagues in education and performance careers. I'm also artistic director of the Starry Night Repertory Theatre, whose mission is to bring theatre to warm... Read More →


Saturday August 4, 2012 1:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
Regency A, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

3:30pm EDT

The Rite of the Butcher: New Directions in Musical Theatre
A Solo Performance

Speakers
avatar for Ben Spatz

Ben Spatz

Adjunct Professor and Doctoral Candidate, City University of New York
Ben Spatz is Artistic Director of Urban Research Theater in New York City. His solo performance RITE OF THE BUTCHER (Cave Soak Festival, 2012; United Solo Festival, 2011) explores themes of power and violence through a unique synthesis of poetry, martial dance, and folk songs in an... Read More →


Saturday August 4, 2012 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Thornton Lounge, Eleventh Floor, Eleventh Floor 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

5:00pm EDT

8:30pm EDT

Rehearsed Reading of Brand-New Translation of the Spanish Golden Age Play The Force of Habit
Rehearsed Reading of Brand-New Translation of Spanish Golden Age Play 'The Force of Habit': What happens when you raise a 17th-century boy to sew and behave as a girl, and his sister to fight as a soldier?

Speakers
avatar for Rick Davis

Rick Davis

Exec. Dir., Hylton Performing Arts Center/Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University
Directing, translating, writing, writing about, and teaching theater and opera, new and old; building a community (artistic, social, political, economic) for the Hylton Center; exploring and advancing the enduring values and evolving opportunities of the liberal arts throughout the... Read More →
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Susan Paun de Garcia

Associate Provost, Denison University
I'm passionate about Spanish Golden Age theater in Spanish and in English translation, in period production and in modern adaptation.


Saturday August 4, 2012 8:30pm - 10:30pm EDT
Regency B, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA
 
Sunday, August 5
 

9:00am EDT

New Play Development Workshop: Showcase of New Plays
Showcase performance and public response to the new plays selected for ATHE's 22nd Annual New Play Development Program.

Speakers
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Kevin McFillen

Instructor of Speech Communication, Columbia College


Sunday August 5, 2012 9:00am - 1:00pm EDT
Regency A, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

9:45am EDT

Arab Awakenings: Negotiating Cultural Boundaries in the Middle East

Arab Awakenings: Negotiating Cultural Boundaries in Qatar


Sunday August 5, 2012 9:45am - 11:15am EDT
Congressional A, Lobby Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA