IN EXHIBITION | From the Edge: Performance Design in the Divided States of America opens at La Galleria

From the Edge spotlights how U.S. theatremakers wrestled with core American values during the intense unraveling of the Aught Decade — a period that coincided with a painful economic recession and a dramatic presidential transition in the White House that brought about the rise of an African-American as our country’s 44th president. Read More

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INTERVIEW Part 3 | From the Edge: Performance Design in the Divided States of America

“What does Kansas mean for PQ? If designers in Kansas, Missouri and other parts of the Midwest are not willing to play in an international art environment such as PQ, then they will be seriously left behind the curve. They might as well be mice trapped in someone else’s art experiment and running in circles.” Read More

Postcards from the Inge interview, Part 3 | A Ripple Effect

“The future is increasingly becoming hyper-local and immersive. The designers of the future will have to provide valuable insights into how, why and where we create new performance environments. They will determine the shape of theatre architecture to come. What’s the matter with Kansas if it cannot see that the techniques of illusion shape our reality, and not the other way around?” Read More

American theater under the sign of Obama: “From the Edge,” USA pavilion at Prague Quadrennial, makes American debut

The USA-USITT Design Exhibit team recommends people experience the exhibit more than once while at the Long Beach Conference & Stage Expo promising the interior collage will be different every time you stop by. Gallery talks at the exhibit will provide an opportunity to learn about the exhbit from those intimately involved in its creatio Read More