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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Tuesday 21 June 2022

Book Launch: HowlRound Theatre Commons' Essays and Conversations from the First Ten Years

Fifty essays from 2011 to 2020

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Join HowlRound staff and theatremakers from around the world for a virtual celebration of our new book: Essays and Conversations from the First Ten Years, featuring work published on HowlRound between 2011 and 2020! Hear writers Nicole Brewer, Will Davis, Lauren Gunderson, and Michael Rohd read from their pieces and offer reflections on the past, present, and future of our field. This event includes ASL interpretation and live-captioning.

Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 12 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 8 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Featured Contributors
Nicole Brewer is a tall, fat, Black cis temporarily able bodied, community held mother and anti-racist theatermaker, who just started roller skating again. She is wobbly on skates but confident she will reclaim her ability to glide, bounce and bop on skates again. Nicole is reading from Parents of Color and the Need For Anti-Racist Theatre Practices published December 3, 2019.

Will Davis is a transgender director and choreographer focused on physically adventurous new work for the stage. Will will be reading from Queering the Room: Some Beginning Notions for a Queer Directing Practice published October 24, 2014.

Michael Rohd is a co-founder/member at Sojourn Theatre, Center for Performance and Civic Practice, and the newly formed Center for Civic Imagination at University of Montana. He is author of the widely translated book Theatre for Community, Conflict, and Dialogue. In addition to Rohd’s creative work at theatres, museums and community sites across the nation, much of his current practice focuses on supporting local capacity for equitable, cross-sector, culture-based partnerships working for public good in civic and municipal systems. Michael will be reading from The New Work of Building Civic Practice published July 9, 2012.

Lauren Gunderson has been one of the most produced playwrights in America since 2015, topping the list twice including 2019. She is a two-time winner of the Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award for I and You and The Book of Will, the winner of the Lanford Wilson Award , Otis Girnesy Award and a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She is a playwright, screenwriter, book writer and children's author who lives in San Francisco. She graduated from NYU Tisch as a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. Lauren will be reading from We Are Not a Mirror: Theatre Must Lead with Women’s Stories published April 24 2013.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based, peer-produced, open-access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world’s performing-arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and develop our knowledge commons collectively. Anyone can participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal. View the video archive of past events.

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