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TE’A (Theatre, Engagement & Action) employs the power of Insight Theatre to inspire the desire and the will of artists and communities to cross the barriers of race, class, culture and religion. More

 

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This video takes you inside a TE'A Insight Design Lab (IDL) where TE'A artists carry out Insight conversations that are part of the process of discovering and developing the themes, issues, characters and story lines of their new work, There’s Something About America, formerly known as the America Project.

This video takes you inside a TE'A Insight Design Lab (IDL) where TE'A artists carry out Insight conversations that are part of the process of discovering and developing the themes, issues, characters and story lines of...

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014
blogOutside In: Gaining Perspective from the Air

I've just boarded the plane that will take me from New York, where I currently live, to Italy, the place where I come from. This is probably the 20th plane I have taken in my life, so I go through my journey's routine quite naturally, as I would go through my daily routine if I were at home. I organize my stuff in the cabin and... more...

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014
blogGetting Back to Insight

After fifteen months of Insight Design Labs, collaborative discovery, and artistic exploration for our new production There’s Something About America (TSAA), the TE’A Company took a month off. Needless to say, we couldn’t really get away from the polarization of America. No one can. Not when political news reporting... more...

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014
blogThe Police vs. The People: How Do We Respond?

As I write this, events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri are the leading story among an overwhelming number of reports alleging police criminality or misconduct against people in their communities. Several violent incidents have been covered in the news. Many more that are not making headlines have found their way onto my Facebook... more...

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014
blogThere Is Something About America

I speak for the fifteen members of the TE’A Company when I state that There’s Something About America is a bold and exciting experiment in theatre for social change. There is something about America that we deeply love, so we have spent the past year working together to devise just the right the mix of characters, themes,... more...