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New Russian Theatre: The Dmitry Krymov Laboratory

Spend an evening with one of the most innovative theatre directors to emerge in Moscow in the last decade. In Dmitry Krymov’s internationally acclaimed productions, design, acting and dramatic texts exist on equal levels. Mr. Krymov will discuss his current, past and future work.

Free

WritingPlays/Notating Performance: PLAY a Journal of Plays

Segal Theater

Join maverick theatre publishers Sally Oswald and Jordan Harrison and affiliated artists for an evening on the cutting edge of playwriting and performance notation. Featuring appearances by playwrights whose work traverses the spectrum of theatrical form and format.

Free

New Russian Drama: Maksym Kurochkin

Segal Theater

Playwright Maksym Kurochkin, widely recognized as one of the most imaginative playwrights in Moscow today, visits the Segal Center as part of our special collaboration with the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD).

Free

Contemporary Haitian Playwrights: an Evening of Solidarity and Support

Segal Theater

In the aftermath of the recent earthquake, theatre artists and humanities scholars gather at the Segal Center to discuss, showcase and experience contemporary Haitian theatre, while summoning solidarity and support for contemporary Haitian playwrights.

Free

Intersections with Art and Performance

Segal Theater

Gavin Kroeber (Creative Time) leads a panel featuring artists Sharon Hayes and Alix Pearlstein, the Radiohole ensemble, and curator Nancy Spector, exploring the porous lines of affinity and bias that connect and separate performance art and the performing arts.

Free

Illuminating the Science: Art and Climate Change

Segal Theater

Join The Earth Institute, Columbia University; the Segal Center; and artists, scientists, and communication experts working across multiple disciplines in an inspirational, informative program to explore present and future connections between the arts and climate change science. In honor of Earth Day. Co-curated by Lisa Phillips.

Free

The CUNY/DTSA Edwin Booth Award: Charles Mee

Segal Theater

The Doctoral Theatre Students Association of the PhD Program in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center, will present the 2010 Edwin Booth Award to acclaimed playwright Charles Mee (The Bacchae 2.1, Hotel Cassiopeia).

Free

New Russian Drama: Durnenkov and Klavdiev

Segal Theater

The Segal Center's collaboration with the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) continues in this special presentation of Vyacheslav Durnenkov and Yury Klavdiev, two leading Russian playwrights of the post-Soviet generation.

Free

Howard Barker at the Segal Center (The Wrestling School, UK)

Segal Theater

The work of Howard Barker, one of the most controversial English-language dramatists, directors and theatre theoreticians of our time, will be celebrated in this day-long event on Monday, May 10th at the Segal Center.

Free

Spotlight Croatia: New Voices in Croatian Drama

Segal Theater

Highlighting the first-ever playwrighting exchange between Croatia, and the United States, this evening will showcase the work of young Croatian dramatists Ivana Sajko and Tena Štivičić, featuring a brief presentation of contemporary theatre from Croatia, and excerpts from both author’s plays in both Croatian and English, followed by a discussion with the participants in this exchange.

Free

25 Years at BAM: An Evening with Joe Melillo

Segal Theater

Join us for an evening of celebration and conversation with Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Mr. Melillo, a panel of renowned guest artists from many disciplines and moderator RoseLee Goldberg of Performa will look back on 25 historic years of curatorial and producing work at BAM and peek into the future of this extraordinary New York institution.

Free

David Savran: Highbrow/Lowdown: Theatre, Jazz and the Making of the New Middle Class

Segal Theater

The arrival of jazz in the 1920s sparked a cultural revolution that was impossible to contain. Join author David Savran (Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Vera Mowry Roberts Chair in American Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center), John Graziano (Professor Emeritus of Music at The Graduate Center and City College) and Kevin Byrne (Doctoral Candidate in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center) as they discuss Dr. Savran's new book, which argues that jazz was not only the first distinctively American art form, but also a powerful force that altered America's social and cultural landscape.

Free

Creating Indigenous Dramaturgy: Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way (Monique Mojica and Artists, Canada/US/Panama)

Segal Theater

Join the Chocolate Woman Collective of native theatre artists from Canada, the U.S. and Panama in their quest for a theatrical language that connects with pre-contact expressive culture of the Americas. Noted artists Monique Mojica and Gloria Miguel (of Spiderwoman Theater), with Dr. Jill Carter, will discuss and share excerpts from Chocolate Woman Dreams the Milky Way, a work-in-progress.

Free

Legacy of the Holocaust: A Report on the Banality of Love (Argentina)

Segal Theater

U.S.-based Argentine Jewish playwright Mario Diament's new work A Report on the Banality of Love explores the unlikely but long-lasting romance between two of the twentieth century's great philosophers, Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger. Join us for a riveting evening of theatre in which love, ethics and politics are inescapably intertwined. Directed by Romanian/American director Moshe Yassur.

Free

The World of Tap Dance: A Two-Day Celebration

Segal Theater

The Segal Center is pleased to devote two days to Tap Dance, a complex American popular art with a rich and under-recognized history and a present that's vibrant and international.

Free

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