Author Archives: Kyle Marinshaw

Earlier this year, dramaturgs from across the country joined forces for the first ever WikiTurgy edit-a-thon, an Internet-wide initiative to expand Wikipedia’s coverage of “under-/unsung theatre artists whose bodies of work contribute to the diverse landscape of theatre.” With the concept of … Continue reading

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Over the last three and a half years, I have had the privilege of working with Arts Midwest, a U.S. Regional Arts Organization located in Minneapolis, on a program called Caravanserai: A Place Where Cultures Meet. With support from the Building … Continue reading

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Over the past several months I’ve been engaged in a strategic planning process with Dancers’ Group, a service organization for dance in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through a series of stakeholder consultations with dancers, choreographers, executive/artistic directors, and funders, … Continue reading

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The lights dim, my pupils dilate, the curtain draws. As the anticipation builds, I’m reminded of a roller coaster: the slow clicks of the train as it ascends the first hill. Music stirs, and movement erupts. The tension in the … Continue reading

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Recently, the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) of San Francisco announced their purchase of a small run-down theater in the blighted Central Market neighborhood. City officials have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at this area that just won’t seem to … Continue reading

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This year, two major granting efforts have been launched for creative placemaking programs: Our Town, the NEA’s newest design initiative, and ArtPlace, a unique consortium of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions. Both programs support a diverse range of projects, … Continue reading

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