Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

For Immediate Release:  January 17, 2017 Tampa to Host National Summit & Festival on Arts & Health in the Military Art2Action Inc., in partnership with the University of South Florida (USF) and Americans for the Arts, presents the R&R Arts Festival: Performances by, for, about and with Veterans Tampa, FL – In early February 2017, […]

CAATA Reflections: Pre-conference of West & Central Asian American Artists 2016

By Shruti Purkayastha Re-posted with permission from the TeAda Productions newsletter, November 2016 Editor’s Note:  In October 2016, Art2Action co-organized the pre-conference to the National Asian American Theatre Festival, produced by the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA), hosted for the first time by Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF).  The pre-conference convened Middle Eastern, […]

Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015

“Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota” By Ashley Minner, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina First Published by Alternate ROOTS Way back in deepest, darkest winter – on February 24th, to be exact – a message from ROOTS member Andrea Assaf appeared in my inbox and brightened my day. It was a special invitation to […]

FEN Magazine on “Eleven Reflections”

BUILDING a Directing & Ensemble Creation INSTITUTE by Nobuko Miyamoto

BUILDING A Directing & Ensemble Creation INSTITUTE Minneapolis, December 1-8, 2012 By Nobuko Miyamoto, Artistic Director, Great Leap When Andrea Assaf sent me an invitation to participate in the development of a “National Directing and Ensemble Creation Institute,” I was a bit surprised and honored.  I thought it a great opportunity to learn and share […]

Observations on the Directing & Ensemble Creation Institute Pilot Convening by Ed Bourgeois

Observations on the Directing & Ensemble Creation Institute Pilot Convening December 1-8, 2012 – Minneapolis, MN By Ed Bourgeois As an Alaska-based theatre director working primarily in the context of a Native cultural center, I was honored to receive an invitation to attend the pilot intensive of the newly created Directing and Ensemble Creation Institute, […]

Reflections on the 2012 Pilot Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation by Sharon Bridgforth

2012  Pilot Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation* Reflections by Sharon Bridgforth   I was thrilled to receive an invitation to participate in the 2012 pilot intensive of the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation.  Due to a prior engagement I wasn’t able to be present for the full week of work so Andrea […]