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Theatre, Engagement & Action
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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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Thu, 3 Jul 2014
blogInsight Questions: A Look Into TE'As Foundational...

We last presented a video which showed several participants in Insight Conversations with our TE'A Company members. We focused on the stories they chose to tell when asked a series of Insight questions about a polarizing issue that mattered to them. In this follow-up video, we have chosen to present moments from our last Insight... more...

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014
blogThere’s Something about America: A Video...

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

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Wed, 4 Jun 2014
blogOut of the Weeds III: TE’A and the Function of...

In my last blog, Out of the Weeds II, I worked to explain how TE’A uses the Insight Approach to ground the creation of Insight theatre. As Lonergan explains, “[art] is participation, and in some fashion a re-enactment of the artist’s inspiration and intention.” Thus, when TE’A artists are engaged in creating... more...

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Mon, 12 May 2014
blogExpectations, Lonergan Scholars, and Falling in...

For the second year in a row, I went to the West Coast Methods Institute – a conference for Lonergan scholars held at Loyola Marymount University in LA. This year, my experience was profoundly different from last year’s.  Last year I was a presenter. Never before had I stood up in front of an auditorium full of... more...