Saturday, August 23, 2008

Dennis Baker: South Camden Theatre Company

Dennis Baker draws our attention to an excellent example of a theatre embedded within a community. Gotta love the slogan: "Art Will Save Us."
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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Jill Dolan on Theatre Education

Jill Dolan has posted her manifesto about theatre education, "Unhappy Thespians: A Manifesto on Training Theatre Students," which she delivered at the recent Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference a few weeks ago.  It ought to be read by every theatre department faculty member, especially those who feel they need to be "training" students for the so-called "profession." Things have got to change, both in the theatre world and in the universities that feed it. As Dolan implies, there is something very, very sick about what we do to young artists.
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Think Again: Funding and Budgets in the Arts

Every once in a while, I think I'll post a link or two to posts written earlier in the life of Theatre Ideas that seem worth revisiting ...