Blogs

Audience Blog #7 – Jocelyn Maki’ilei Ishihara (Honolulu)

Audience Blog #7 – Jocelyn Maki’ilei Ishihara (Honolulu)

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. How did you hear about PT? — Hannah Schauer Galli at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Many students in the Theatre and Dance department (I was among them) were invited to attend the Progress Theatre Workshop. We were not sure what to expect because we […]

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April 1st, 2016

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Ensemble Blog #5 – Headlines & Baselines (Honolulu)

Ensemble Blog #5 – Headlines & Baselines (Honolulu)

For each tour city where Progress Theatre travels to perform, one of our ensemble members uses this blog to reflect on new insights, discoveries, questions and conversations we encounter as we engage with audiences and communities across the country. We share this “Ensemble Blog” as another way of following the tour, continuing the post-show dialogues often started with our audiences, and mapping our journeys “in […]

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March 30th, 2016

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Audience Blog #6 – Lurana Donnels O’Malley (Honolulu)

Audience Blog #6 – Lurana Donnels O’Malley (Honolulu)

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. How did you hear about PT? — Carol Khewhok contacted me and my colleague Hannah Schauer about making a link between University of Hawai’i and PT’s Shangri La Residency. Was this your first PT show, workshop, engagement, etc? — My first experience was the event at […]

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March 1st, 2016

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Audience Blog #4 – “Facebook Edition”

Audience Blog #4 – “Facebook Edition”

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. This edition highlights some Facebook ‘shout outs’ that The Burnin’ has received. First-time audience member, Al Currie, comments on his experience while watching The Burnin’ in Dallas. Dallas powerhouse Actor and Director, vicki washington, posts insight and love!

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October 10th, 2015

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Ensemble Blog #4 – Sankofa (Dallas)

Ensemble Blog #4 – Sankofa (Dallas)

For each tour city where Progress Theatre travels to perform, one of our ensemble members uses this blog to reflect on new insights, discoveries, questions and conversations we encounter as we engage with audiences and communities across the country. We share this “Ensemble Blog” as another way of following the tour, continuing the post-show dialogues often started with our audiences, and mapping our journeys “in […]

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June 12th, 2015

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Audience Blog #5 – Camika Spencer (Dallas)

Audience Blog #5 – Camika Spencer (Dallas)

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. How did you hear about PT? — I heard about PT through Vicki Meek at the South Dallas Cultural Center. I saw her at the Shine Plays and the implored me to come see The Burnin’. I trust her artistic aesthetic, so I attended without hesitation. […]

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May 15th, 2015

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Ensemble Blog #3 – This Is (Ain’t) No Unique Situation: A Question Unanswered (New Orleans)

Ensemble Blog #3 – This Is (Ain’t) No Unique Situation: A Question Unanswered (New Orleans)

For each tour city where Progress Theatre travels to perform, one of our ensemble members uses this blog to reflect on new insights, discoveries, questions and conversations we encounter as we engage with audiences and communities across the country. We share this “Ensemble Blog” as another way of following the tour, continuing the post-show dialogues often started with our audiences, and mapping our journeys “in […]

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May 7th, 2015

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Audience Blog #4 – Don Harrell (Tampa)

Audience Blog #4 – Don Harrell (Tampa)

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. Which performance is your blog about? — The Burnin’ in Tampa, February 2015, and the “Singing for Freedom Building” Workshop in March 2015 at The Ashe Cultural Center in New Orleans. Was this your first PT show? — No. When was the last time you made […]

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April 7th, 2015

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Ensemble Blog #2 – Progress and Healing (Tampa)

Ensemble Blog #2 – Progress and Healing (Tampa)

For each tour city where Progress Theatre travels to perform, one of our ensemble members uses this blog to reflect on new insights, discoveries, questions and conversations we encounter as we engage with audiences and communities across the country. We share this “Ensemble Blog” as another way of following the tour, continuing the post-show dialogues often started with our audiences, and mapping our journeys “in […]

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March 25th, 2015

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Audience Blog #3 – Naphtali Leyland Fields (Atlanta)

Audience Blog #3 – Naphtali Leyland Fields (Atlanta)

Progress Theatre’s “Audience Blog” features responses to live PT performances written exclusively by show attendees we meet on tour. How did you hear about PT? — I heard about PT and their work from professors Bob Leonard and Ann Kilkelly at Virginia Tech. Which performance is your blog about? When and where did you see it? — The Burnin’ @ Imagining America (October 2014) in […]

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February 24th, 2015

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