April 2011

Make It Better Now


A great article about the latest Working Group Theatre Initiative (and Martin Andrews’ baby) in the Press Citizen. This has been an amazing collaboration with the UI Center for Human Rights and the Iowa Pride Network (who recently awarded us the Partners in Progress Award). Karen Mitchell- a practitioner of Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the […]

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Fresh out of drama school I got asked to audition for a famous avant garde director. Here is the story of how it all played out. THE DIRECTOR The Director

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What’s My Motivation


A classroom in the forgotten Midwest. You know that place in the middle of the map that people who don’t live there refer to as “Ohio.” STUDENT: I don’t understand. SEAN: Which part? STUDENT: Why you make your life harder for yourself. Wouldn’t it be easier if you were in NY? Or at least if […]

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Tiptoe Theory


I haven’t been blogging so much lately, cause well, talking about theater gets real old. But I thought this was a nice post about an ongoing argument. I wasn’t so interested in the Mat Smart HowlRound because I mean calling a generation of playwrights lazy is kinda funny. I guess dude hasn’t met Laura Jacqmin […]

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If You’re Gonna Burn A Holy Book…


A Quran, A Bible, an American flag, Iraqii flag, any flag or relic… than have some balls about it. A month ago Terry Jones and the Dove World Outreach Center (who seem to be challenging Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church for the title of most self destructive CHURCH in America) burnt a Quran […]

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