Category Archives: Essays

Open Spectrum Critical Community Dialogues: Navigating Privilege

On Monday, December 7th, at 7:30 p.m., New York Live Arts will host the second of a series of Open Spectrum Community Dialogues, produced in association with MAPP International Productions. Culturebot, as critical partner, reached out to each participant to publish contextual essays both prior to and post dialogue, and we

X-ID Rep @ New Museum

X-ID, a pop-up repertory company, will bring together a diverse group of theater artists to examine the occurrence of intercultural cross-play on American stages.

Nude Body

thINKingDANCE’s Zornitsa Stoyanova reflects on performing unclothed in “shatter:::down” and “Mylar Storms”. Philadelphia, 2013.

Criticism for Theatre’s Sake

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 20 (pp. 261 – 264) of Mark Fisher’s book How To Write About Theatre, published by Bloomsbury and released in paperback in August, 2015.  In any discussion about theatre and criticism, there’s usually one wag who stands up