Audience (R)Evolution Grant Recipient Circle Posts


As part of the first round of Audience (R)Evolution's grant program, recipients blogged about their experiences on the TCG Circle. Below are the most recent posts, and for the full series, click here.



The Pasadena Playhouse…Revolutionized

(Collage includes photos by Melissa Kobe, Melly Lee and The Pasadena Playhouse. This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) While TCG’s grant is called Audience (R)Evolution, perhaps implying that the audience is transformed, in truth not only did this grant help us achieve that but it revolutionized The Pasadena Playhouse as [...]



Expanding Our Toolbox

Building New Audiences Some sixteen months ago, Su Teatro received an Audience (R)Evolution grant from TCG and thus, we set out to build organic leadership among our youngest and newest participants – youth and young adults, whose parents came to the U.S. from Mexico, and who have primarily been exposed to Su Teatro as students [...]



Sensory-Friendly Performance Initiative at Dallas Children’s Theater Receives Long-term Support

(Audience members delight in meeting actress Noelle Stanley from Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale. Photo: Charles T. Wicker. This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) Dallas Children’s Theater’s pilot year of making theater accessible for children with developmental disabilities is complete, but I am so thrilled to tell you that [...]



An Appetite for Engagement

We anticipated that adding a new position to Woolly’s Connectivity Department would enhance our ability to forge new partnerships and nurture relationships in order to represent the needs and interests of the community from the outside-in. At the same time, one of the most exciting developments of adding a Connectivity Associate has been the ability [...]



To Boldly Go Where No Theater Has Gone Before

(This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) [To be read with Morgan Freeman’s voice] It’s not every day the 5,000 year old tradition of theater collides with the intensely modern, seemingly just-born world of smartphone apps. Theater has always reveled in equal parts past and present, imagination and thinking big. Really, [...]



Cornerstone Theater Company: Cultivating community with Creative Seeds

(Creative Seeds Community Connectors pictured with members of Urban Latin Dance Theater, Contra-Tiempo, during a performance of Full Still Hungry @ Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. Photo by Keith Alvarez. This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) Maria Cano and I finished packing up the car after a Creative Seeds Art Break led by [...]



Voices From the Homefront Project Update

(This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) Cape Fear Regional Theatre’s Audience (R)Evolution (RE)Modeling program aims to change the way we do outreach to Fayetteville’s vast underserved military population at Fort Bragg by putting the military at the center of the artmaking experience. The first phase of our [...]



Sensory-Friendly Performances Thrill Dallas Audiences

(Photo by Karen Almond. This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) The Dallas Children’s Theater’s first-year venture into making theater accessible for children with developmental disabilities is nearing a wonderfully successful close. While the movement for sensory-friendly theater environments continues to grow nationally and internationally, children with developmental [...]



Always the Process… and then the Product

(Cohort members-Miguel Martimen Jozer Guerrero and Archie Villeda. Photo by Arnold King. This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) Failure. Su Teatro’s biggest organizational lesson of the last fifteen years is to embrace failure. Our best learning and true organizational breakthroughs have hinged on failure…Cultural organizing is not for the weak [...]



The Rapture of an Idea

(Civic arts leader and The Compass playwright Michael Rohd introduces a speaker for a Project Compass event, Paul Fagen, a clinical social worker, and explains the format for the afternoon’s conversation around decision-making, All photos by Lauren Sivak) (This post is a part of the Audience (R)Evolution grant program and blog salon.) As our team dives deeper into [...]






 


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