Congratulations to 12th Avenue Arts!

Today, construction on 12th Avenue Arts finally started with a ground breaking ceremony! Unfortunately, due to some person things that came up, I missed it. However! I am very pleased for them, as well as for theatres that will occupy and manage the theatre spaces – Washington Ensemble Theatre, New Century Theatre Company, and Strawberry […]

Algorithmic Theatre

This weekend, On the Boards is offering a show called “A Piece of Work (formerly False Peach)”. The show, per it’s website write-up, mixes live performance and AI software. As part of the show’s run, OtB will also offer a master class with Annie Dorsen, who created the show. Dorsen has created basically a new […]

Statistics on Racism in the Theatre Industry – depressing in its unsurprisingness

If you’ve gone to see any theatre at all lately, you may or may not notice that there’s basically no minorities on stage. Like, ever. Yes, just to reiterate, I am saying this as a white person. But it’s true! If you like info graphics, this great report from the Asian American Performers Action Coalition […]

Audiences On and Offline

Yes! This is closer to what I was hoping for in my last post, about social media. In the past, theatres have been criticised for getting social media wrong, but there’s definitely movement in the right direction. They’re starting to think of us as audiences online as well as offline. Maybe it’s not that hard after […]

Audience Engagement In Theatre Creation

I’ve been sitting on the following articles for a few weeks now. Natalie V. Hall’s #2TweetorNot2Tweet Gwydion Suilebhan’s Theatrical Biodiversity Alex Barron on HowlRound’s  Blog – 13P: Easy to Revere, Tough to Recreate And also some good news for Seattle: building 12th Avenue Arts is well underway, and Capitol Hill’s Pike & Pine St corridor […]

“The Artist’s Way” Criticism – Week Three: Recovering a Sense of Power

The summary, written in a gray box along the right side of the page, says of this week: “This week may find you dealing with unaccustomed bursts of energy and sharp peaks of anger, joy, and grief. You are coming into your power as the illusory hold of your previously accepted limits is shaken. You […]