Doing Too Much

I am recently back from vacation and under the spell cast by days of few interruptions and simple choices. I am, in short—relaxed. And as sometimes happens after a period of decompressing and unplugging, I wonder how I can’t do a better job of holding on to this feeling upon my return.

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How Do We Pay People More? Walk Away from the Kitchen Sink

In her plenary address at the TCG conference last month, Anna Deveare Smith talked about the ways in which theaters can walk the walk in their anti-discriminatory initiatives. Among the many ways she cited, she encouraged theaters to “no longer assume that people are willing to starve to work in the theater,”

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Women’s Voices in Storefront Theater

Are we creating a culture where men working in the arts are encouraged to dream and build things and women working in the arts are encouraged to straighten up the house and make sure the electric bill is paid on time?

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Storefront’s Collective Impact

“I know that the work of arts service organizations and advocacy groups is hard and often thankless, but untangle faster please.”

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Capacity Building: Are We There Yet? Or Exactly How Big Are We Supposed to Be?

I would like to argue that, perhaps, one version of success is that we are doing less.

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The Shifting Storefront Landscape

It is no accident that there are an awful lot of 20th, 25th and 30th anniversaries to be celebrated in the foreseeable future.

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