Opening Assembly: Innovation in Action | Artistic Innovation Homeroom, with Caridad Svich & Howard Shalwitz | Moving the Flywheel: Practical Examples and Methods to Take Your Organization from Good to Great | Defining a Movement: Exploring Movements of the Past, Present and Future | Blurring Boundaries: Community Participation in Professional Practice | A Conversation with Ayad Akhtar and Gabriel Greene | Latinos in Theatre: A National Movement | Engagement Models from the Museum World Opening Assembly: Innovation in Action
The opening assembly, "Innovation in Action", featured performances by Natasha Tsakos (at 27:37) and Will Power (34:18), followed by a conversation between Will, Natasha and moderator, Desdemona Chiang (42:32). The assembly also featured introductory remarks by Teresa Eyring, a welcome to Dallas from Kevin Moriarty, Artistic Director, Dallas Theater Center(6:50); and the presentation of the TCG Regional Funder Award to Rebecca Young of The Arts Community Alliance (TACA) by Robyn Flatt, Executive Artistic Director, Dallas Children's Theater; and David Lozano, Artistic Director, Cara Mia Theatre Company (17:38).
Assembly: Defining a Movement: Exploring Movements of the Past, Present and Future
This session explored the following movements through the perspectives of: Adrian Hall, Regional Theatre movement (at 7:42); Laurie McCants, Ensemble Theatre movement (19:00); and Kinan Valdez, Latino in Theatres movement (33:30). These remarks were preceded by a welcome from Kevin E. Moore, and introduced and followed by a Q&A with James Bundy, Artistic Director, Yale Repertory Theatre (43:40).
Assembly: A Conversation with Ayad Akhtar and Gabriel Greene
A conversation between Ayad Akhtar, 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Recipient, and Gabriel Greene, the Director of New Play Development at La Jolla Playhouse at (11:11). The assembly also featured introductory remarks from Dafina McMillan; a presentation by Philip Himberg, Sundance Institute Theatre Program, of the Peter Zeisler Memorial Award to Kinan Valdez, El Teatro Campesino (1:35); and Kinan's remarks (7:05).
Closing Assembly: Engagement Models from the Museum World
Featuring presentations from Maxwell Anderson, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art (at 24:20); and Nina Simon, Executive Director, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (47.30). The assembly also featured introductory and closing remarks from Teresa Eyring; remarks from Texas Representative Kay Granger (1:00); a presentation by Aimée Hayes, Southern Rep, of the Visionary Leadership Award in Honor of Margo Jones to Deborah Cullinan, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (16:48); and Deborah's acceptance remarks (19:00).