Simon Stone: Hi. My name is Simon Stone and this is a bare stage. Theatre director Peter Brook opened his seminal book, The Empty Space, with this statement, “I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space while someone else is watching him and this
[opening music] [music] [onstage dialogue] I came here today to talk to you about thievery. No, I don’t have an ordinance or a proposal for how to handle this but I want to tell you what I see, which is a kind of fear that’s making people act in ways… In ways afterwards that I
[MUSIC PLAYING] A university program in a profession like theater can do one of two things. It can follow current professional practice, or it can attempt to lead it. When the university embarked on the mission to create the Joan & Edgar Booth Theater, it was a real testament to what we have accomplished over
Hearts For The Arts helps make arts experiences possible for everyone. Whether providing tickets for less advantaged patrons, making programs accessible for guests with disabilities, or providing programming for schools through our On Stage For Youth series, Hearts For The Arts guarantees that more people can enjoy GPAC programs. For more than 40 years, Givens
What it is we’re communicating, how are we communicating, how do we actually realize our human potential? That is cognitive and emotional and that’s where the arts and culture come in. What is freedom for? Art represents a form of individual expression that is a sort of bulwark for any democratic society. Art is representative
Welcome to Local Lowdowns. Today I’m meeting my friend Tom, founder of Uptown! Performing Arts Center right here at North High and West Washington streets. Tell us a little bit about why you decided to open up a theater in West Chester. Pretty simple reasons. It’s a great town and the one thing this town’s
[Music] We’re never more excited here then when something comes up that we don’t know the answer to And that’s where the sort of sparks of energy what’s with the adrenaline comes from is not knowing whether an idea just how it’s going to be possible but knowing that you can go out and find
From Emmy award winning choreographer Travis Wall comes Shaping Sound. This dynamic company of dancers seen on Ellen and So You Think You Can Dance. Shaping Sound coming to the Ordway October 28th. Tickets available now at Ordway.org.