SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa & Anna Lengyel (Hungary)

MAY 04, 2020 | 12:00 PM TO 1:00 PM

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WHERE:

Live Stream

WHEN:

May 04, 2020: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

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Click here to watch the HowlRound Live Stream.
Click here to watch the Segal Facebook Live Stream.
Click here to watch previous talks on the Segal YouTube Channel.
 
 
SEGAL TALKS Week Six 
Andrea Tompa & Anna Lengyel (Hungary)
 Monday, May 4, 2020, 12 noon EDT 
 
“New Times need new Forms of Theatre.” Bertolt Brecht
 
Click here to join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Hungary. 
 
Andrea Tompa Andrea Tompa is a Hungarian writer, theatre critic and academic. Her main field of interest is contemporary Hungarian and East European theater and drama. She is the editor-in-chief of the theater magazine SZINHAZ (Theater). She is an academic at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania. She is the author of four novels.
 
Anna Lengyel Anna Lengyel is a dramaturg, translator, theatre director and producer. She runs the only documentary theatre in Hungary called PanoDrama,  where she produces and directs mostly verbatim shows about sensitive social issues like the racist murders of the Roma in 2008-2009, public education, the Shoah, pedophilia, hate crimes or cancer for instance, an illness she's now had for over three years. She regularly works on three continents, with Árpád Schilling, Tamás​ Ascher and Robert Wilson among others. She is a Fulbright alumna.
 
 
ABOUT SEGAL TALKS:
 
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the sixth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in NYC and the US creating original programming every day during the week.
 
Click here for Week Six: Andrea Tompa & Anna Lengyel (Hungary)Lola Arias (Argentina)Mihaela Drăgan Mihaela Michailov(Romania); Zuleikha Allana(India); Stacy Klein & Stephanie Monseu (USA)
 
The newly introduced ad-free SEGAL TALKS will be live-streamed in English on HowlRound Theatre Commons and on the Segal Center Facebook page. All the previous SEGAL TALKS will be found on howlround.tv, the Segal Center Facebook page, and the Segal Center YouTube Channel. The Segal Theatre Center will raise money for theatre artists and companies. This work is in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons, based at Emerson College.
 
Viewers can submit questions during the live streaming at SegalTalks@gmail.com
 
To view previous speakers and events, visit www.theSegalCenter.org
For more information on SEGAL TALKS, contact mest@gc.cuny.edu
For press information please contact Frank Hentschker at fhentschker@gc.cuny.edu
 
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SEGAL TALKS is a daily one-hour LIVE online conversation from Monday to Friday — about making art and making sense in the Time of Corona.

Click here for Week 5 participants: Rimini Protokoll’s Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, & Stefan Kaegi (Germany); Guy Régis Jr (Haiti); Jalila Baccar (Tunis); Peter Sellars (USA); Oskar Eustis & Tony Torn (NYC, USA)

Click here for Week 4 participants: Milo Rau (Switzerland); Richard Schechner (NYC, US); Basil Jones (South Africa); Arthur Nauzyciel & Keren Ann (France); Guillermo Calderón (Chile)

Click here for Week 3 participants: The New BlackFest’s Keith Adkins with Dennis A. Allen II, France-Luce Benson, & Lisa Strum (NYC); Nature Theatre of Oklahoma’s Kelly Copper & Pavol Liska + The Big Dance Theatre’s Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar (NYC); The Foundry Theatre’s Melanie Joseph with Aaron Landsman & Aurin Squire (NYC); Shahid Nadeem (Pakistan) + Abhishek Majumdar & Anurupa Roy (India); TR Warszawa’s Grzegorz Jarzyna with Agata Kołacz & Roman Pawłowski (Poland)

Click here for Week 2 participants: Laila Soliman, Dalia Basiouny (Egypt) + Sahar Assaf (Lebanon); Chou Tung-Yen, Kathy Hong, Wu-Kang Chen (Taiwan); Lucia Calamaro, Graziano Graziani, Valeria Orani (Italy); Meredith Monk (New York, US); Aristide Tarnagda & Safoura Kaboré (Burkina Faso)

Click here for Week 1 participants: Taylor Mac & Kristin Martin (New York, US); Mok Chiu Yu (Hong Kong) + Hanchen Feng, Shuyi Liao (China); Thomas Ostermeier (Germany); Teatro delle Albe’s Marco Martinelli, Ermanna Montanari (Italy); Toshiki Okada (Japan)


All previous SEGAL TALKS are found on HowlRound, the Segal Center Facebook Page, and the Segal Center YouTube Channel.
 
SEGAL TALKS was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020.
 
SEGAL TALKS has been made possible by the support of Susan and Jack Rudin(†), the Hearst Foundation, and Marvin Carlson, Sidney E. Cohn Chair, The Graduate Center CUNY. 
 
ABOUT THE MARTIN E. SEGAL THEATRE CENTER: Originally founded in 1979 as the Center for Advanced Studies in Theatre Arts (CASTA), The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center was renamed in March of 1999 to recognize Martin E. Segal, one of New York City’s outstanding leaders of the arts. The Segal Center curates over thirty events throughout the Spring and Fall academic seasons, all free and open to the public. Dedicated to bridging the gap between the professional and academic theatre communities, the Segal Center presents readings, performance, lectures, and artists and academics in conversation. In addition, the Segal Center presents three annual festivals (PRELUDEPEN World Voices: International Pay Festival, and The Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance) and publishes and maintains three open access online journals (Arab StagesEuropean Stages, and The Journal of American Drama and Theatre). The Segal Center also publishes many volumes of plays in translation and is the leading publisher of plays from the Arab world. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC) is a vital component of the Theatre Program’s academic culture and creating in close collaboration a research nexus, focusing on dramaturgy, new media, and global theatre. The Segal Center provides an intimate platform where both artists and theatre professionals can actively participate with audiences to advance awareness and appreciation. www.TheSegalCenter.org
 
THE SEGAL TEAM
Executive Director: Frank Hentschker
Creative Producer: Sunyoung Kim
Media Supervisor: Jackie Spaventa
Next Generation Fellow: May Adra
Senior Assistant Director of Programs: Cory Tamler
Junior Assistant Director of Programs: Kyueun Kim
Assistant to the Director: Andie Lerner
 
THE GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, of which the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is an integral part, is the doctorate-granting institution of The City University of New York (CUNY). An internationally recognized center for advanced studies and a national model for public doctoral education, the school offers more than thirty doctoral programs, as well as a number of master’s programs. Many of its faculty members are among the world’s leading scholars in their respective fields, and its alumni hold major positions in industry and government, as well as in academia. The Graduate Center is also home to twenty-eight interdisciplinary research centers and institutes focused on areas of compelling social, civic, cultural, and scientific concerns. Located in a landmark Fifth Avenue building, The Graduate Center has become a vital part of New York City’s intellectual and cultural life with its extensive array of public lectures, exhibitions, concerts, and theatrical events. www.gc.cuny.edu
 
HowlRound Theatre Commons at www.HowlRound.com is a free and open platform for theatre makers worldwide that amplifies progressive, disruptive ideas about the art form and facilitates connection between diverse practitioners. HowlRound envisions a theatre field where resources and power are shared equitably in all directions, contributing to a more just and sustainable world.
 
HowlRound was founded on an organizing principle in the “commons”—a social structure that invites open participation around shared values. HowlRound is a knowledge commons that encourages freely sharing intellectual and artistic resources and expertise. It is our strong belief that the power of live theatre connects us across difference, puts us in proximity of one another, and strengthens our tether to our commonalities. HowlRound is based at Emerson College, Boston. http://www.howlround.com