Claudia la Rocco talks her practice, Yussef el Guindi explains why he forsakes NYC for Seattle, & a Québécois theater-maker makes art out of conservative programming at big houses
This week’s performance must-reads: a British playwright likes German director’s theater, a great performance art story that gets better the faker it is, young playwrights in blinders, and more
On the importance of doing nothing, the rigmarole of new play development, a Parabasis bookclub & more
Why solo performance?, SF’s foolsFURY brings ensemble theater to town, and oh yeah–where are all the dance blogs?
Devising vs. Writing; Responses to race in contemporary performance; Seattle may or may not be losing a LORT house; and more
Vivarium Studio gets their visas (good job everyone!), theater artists offer more thoughtful takes on the intersection of money and art, and more
A round-up of the most recent, indispensable writings on the arts from around the world
NYC arts presenters want artists to be paid better, the Department of Homeland Security says multiculturalism isn’t culture, playwrights argue over who’s fault it is they’re so poor, and more
More (lots more!) on narrative in theater, plus NYCB wants their dancers to shut the hell up, and more
Isaac Butler on narrative, Belarus Free Theater returns to New York, Fusebox Fest announces line-up, and a dance critic admits she can be shallow (and feels terrible for it)
Republicans aren’t serious about cutting arts funding to balance the budget…they’d do it either way; a Ukrainian playwright killed by terrorism in Moscow is remembered; The A.W.A.R.D. Show! goes to Seattle!; and more.