SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Seattle :: University of Washington (UW) & off-site excursions

Download the digital program HERE to read plenary and breakout session descriptions!

Note: All activities and times subject to change

WEDNESDAY JUNE 21

2:00pm Check-in to dorms begins for Wednesday arrivals
(UW - McMahon Hall)

THURSDAY JUNE 22

8:30am Coffee bar & check-in/info table open
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)
9:30am-11:30am

Pre-Conference Morning Sessions – choose one:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

  • Work Samples for Performing Artists:
    How to Create Compelling Videos
    for Fundraising and Promotion

     
  • Open Skillshare: Techniques & Approaches
    for Creating Ensemble-Based Work

READ MORE AND REGISTER FOR THESE SESSIONS HERE!

11:30am-12:00pm Break
11:45am-4:45pm PARK BENCH
12:00pm-3:00pm

Pre-Conference Afternoon Session - includes lunch:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

On the Road to the Future:
Cross-Discipline Field Conversation 
on Artist-Centered, Alternative & Emerging DIY Models for Touring Performance

Offered in collaboration with Chamber Music America & Dance/USA

READ MORE AND REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION HERE!

2:00pm Check-in to dorms begins for Thursday arrivals
(UW - McMahon Hall)
3:30pm-4:30pm

New to NET Meetup
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

Welcome and orientation for first-time attendees and other newcomers

5:00pm-9:00pm

Opening Plenary & Reception
(UW - wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House)

Welcome to Native Lands

WELCOME REMARKS:  
Claudia Alick, Community Producer, Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Co-Board President, NET. Catherine Cole, Division Dean of the Arts & Professor, School of Drama, University of Washington. Todd London, Executive Director & Professor, School of Drama, University of Washington; Board Member, NET. Alisha Tonsic, Executive Director, NET.

SPEAKERS:
Willard Bill, Jr.
(Muckleshoot), Muckleshoot Tribal Culture Coordinator. Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha s’Klallam), Storyteller. Darrell Hillaire (Lummi), Playwright; Founder, Children of the Setting Sun Productions.

7:30-9:00pm PARK BENCH

FRIDAY JUNE 23

8:00am Coffee bar & check-in/info table open
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)
9:00am- 10:45am

Morning Plenary:
(UW - Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre)

The Ensemble Movement:
A Long(round)table & Sort-of-Historical Reenactments
on Legacy, Lineage...and NET!

REMEMBERER (one among many):
Gerard Stropnicky
, Independent Artist; Founding Member Emeritus, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble; Board Member, ArtSpot Productions; Co-Founder, former Steering Committee, and current Board Member, NET.

FACILITATORS:
Linda Parris-Bailey, Executive/Artistic Director, The Carpetbag Theatre; former Steering Committee, NET. Cristal Chanelle Truscott, Founding Artistic Director/Playwright, Progress Theatre; former Board Member, NET.

10:45am  Break
11:15am-12:45pm

Breakout Sessions - choose one:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall & Penthouse Theatre)

Session options

12:45pm-2:00pm Lunch on own
2:00pm-3:30pm

Breakout Sessions – choose one:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

Session options

3:30pm-5:00pm Break & travel on own to Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

5:00pm-6:45pm

Evening Plenary:
(Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience - Ford Foundation Community Hall)

Remembrance, Community & Solidarity:
Art-Centered Antidotes to Xenophobia

WELCOME REMARKS:
Cassie Chinn
, Deputy Executive Director, Wing Luke Museum; SuJ’n Chon, Curator, Teardrops That Wound Exhibit, Wing Luke Museum; Writer/ Photographer/ Multidisciplinary Artist; Co-Founder, IDEA Odyssey.

PRESENTERS: 
Eric Bass,
Co-Artistic Director, Sandglass Theater. Kennedy Kabasares, Artist, PULLproject. traci kato-kiriyama, Artist, PULLproject. Kathy Masaoka, Co-Chair, Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress. Meena Natarajan, Executive/Literary Director, Pangea World Theater. Cristal Chanelle Truscott, Artistic Director/Playwright, Progress Theatre.

MODERATOR:
Alison De La Cruz,
Director of Performing Arts & Community Engagement, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center; Board Member, NET.

6:45pm-8:30pm Explore exhibits at Wing Luke Museum
8:30pm Dine Arounds in International District or dinner on own

SATURDAY JUNE 24

8:30am Coffee bar & check-in/info table open
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)
9:00am-10:30am

Breakout Sessions – choose one:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

Session options

10:30am-12:00pm Break and travel to Seattle Center
12:00pm-2:30pm Explore Seattle Center, Spirit of Indigenous People Festival (with PowWow @ 1:00pm), and/or lunch on own
2:30pm-4:00pm

Breakout Sessions – choose one:
(Seattle Center - Cornish Playhouse & The Vera Project)

Session options

4:00pm-4:15pm

Break
4:15pm-5:45pm

Afternoon Plenary:
(Seattle Center - Cornish Playhouse)

The Future Around Us:
Enhanced Storytelling Through Immersive Media
& Emerging Technologies

PRESENTERS:
KT Niehoff
, omni-disciplinary generative artist; Co-Founder, Velocity Dance Center; Proprietor, 10 degrees. Gretchen Burger, artist/educator/media-maker; Co-Founder, fearless360º.

MODERATOR:
Ben Yalom
, Co-Artistic Director, foolsFURY Theater Company; Board Member, NET.

5:45pm-6:00pm Break
6:00pm-8:45pm

Evening Plenary
(Seattle Center - Cornish Playhouse)

Rants, Raves...and Ten Tiny Dances®

MCs:
Alison De La Cruz
, Director of Performing Arts & Community Engagement, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center; Board Member, NET. Godrey L. Simmons, Jr., Artistic Director, Civic Ensemble; Senior Lecturer, Cornell University Department of. Performing and Media Arts; Board Member, NET.

8:45pm Dine-Arounds in Lower Queen Anne or dinner on own

SUNDAY JUNE 25

8:30am Coffee bar & check-in/registration/info table open
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)
9:00am-10:30am

Breakout Sessions – choose one:
(UW - Hutchinson Hall)

Session options

10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am-12:15pm

Morning Plenary
(UW - Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre)

We're More Powerful Together

SPEAKERS:
Jená Cane
, Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Citizen University.
Eric Liu, Co-Founder/CEO, Citizen University.

MODERATOR:
Michael Rohd,
Director, Center for Performance & Civic Practice; Institute Professor, Herberger Institute of Design and Art, Arizona State University; Founding Artistic Director, Sojourn Theatre; Board Member, NET.

12:45pm-1:45pm

Feast! Forward!
(UW - various locations)

Lunch provided. Facilitated small group sessions: co-creating plans & strategies

1:45pm-2:00pm Break
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Closing Plenary
(UW - Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre)

Imagining Our Way Forward:
Co-Creating NET’s Community-Held Goals & Plans

CLOSING REMARKS: 
Claudia Alick
, Community Producer, Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Board Co-President, NET. Sherrine Azab, Engagement Manager, NET. Todd London, Executive Director & Professor, School of Drama, University of Washington; Board Member, NET.  Alisha Tonsic, Executive Director, NET. 

FACILITATORS: 
Linda Parris-Bailey
, Executive/Artistic Director, The Carpetbag Theatre. Cristal Chanelle Truscott, Artistic Director/Playwright, Progress Theatre. Additional facilitators from lunchtime small group conversations.

        

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