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JoAnne Akalaitis

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JoAnne Akalaitis (born June 29, 1937, Chicago) is an avant-garde Lithuanian American theatre director and writer. [1]

41 relations: Actor's Workshop, American Repertory Theater, Andrew Mellon, August Strindberg, Avant-garde, Bard College, Bomb (magazine), Court Theatre (Chicago), Endgame (play), Euripides, Friedrich Schiller, Goodman Theatre, Guggenheim Fellowship, Guthrie Theater, Harold Pinter, Jean Genet, Jerzy Grotowski, Juilliard School, Leoš Janáček, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lithuanian Americans, Mabou Mines, Mark Taper Forum, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Opera, Obie Award, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Philip Glass, Postmodernism, Pre-medical, San Francisco Mime Troupe, Shakespeare in the Park (New York City), Stanford University, Tennessee Williams, The Balcony, The Birthday Party (play), The Open Theater, The Public Theater, The Village Voice, University of Chicago, William Shakespeare.

Actor's Workshop

The Actor's Workshop was a theatre company founded in San Francisco in 1952.

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American Repertory Theater

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is a professional not-for-profit theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Andrew Mellon

Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855 – August 26, 1937), sometimes A.W., was an American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

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August Strindberg

Johan August Strindberg (22 January 184914 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter.

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The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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Bard College

Bard College is a private liberal arts college in Annandale-on-Hudson, a hamlet in New York, United States.

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Bomb (magazine)

Bomb is a quarterly magazine edited by artists and writers.

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Court Theatre (Chicago)

Court Theatre is a professional theatre company located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, where it was established in 1955.

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Endgame (play)

Endgame, by Samuel Beckett, is a one-act play with four characters.

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Euripides (Εὐριπίδης) was a tragedian of classical Athens.

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Friedrich Schiller

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (10 November 17599 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright.

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Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre is a professional theater company located in Chicago's Loop.

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Guggenheim Fellowship

Guggenheim Fellowships are grants that have been awarded annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts".

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Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is a center for theater performance, production, education, and professional training in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning British playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.

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Jean Genet

Jean Genet (–) was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist.

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Jerzy Grotowski

Jerzy Marian Grotowski (11 August 1933 – 14 January 1999) was an innovative Polish theatre director and theorist whose approaches to acting, training and theatrical production have significantly influenced theatre today.

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Juilliard School

The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.

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Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Lithuanian Americans

Lithuanian Americans refers to American citizens and residents who are Lithuanian and were born in Lithuania, or are of Lithuanian descent.

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Mabou Mines

Mabou Mines is an experimental theatre company founded in 1970 and based in New York City.

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Mark Taper Forum

The Mark Taper Forum is a 739-seat thrust stage at the Los Angeles Music Center designed by Welton Becket and Associates on the Bunker Hill section of Downtown Los Angeles.

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National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.

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New York City Opera

The New York City Opera (NYCO) is an American opera company located in Manhattan in New York City.

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Obie Award

The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards originally given by The Village Voice newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City.

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Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is an American summer opera festival held in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Philip Glass

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer.

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Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.

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Pre-medical (often referred to as pre-med) is an educational track that undergraduate students in the United States and Canada pursue prior to becoming medical students.

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San Francisco Mime Troupe

The San Francisco Mime Troupe is a theatre of political satire which performs free shows in various parks in the San Francisco Bay Area and around California.

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Shakespeare in the Park (New York City)

Shakespeare in the Park (or Free Shakespeare in the Park) is a theatrical program that stages productions of Shakespearean plays at the Delacorte Theater, an open-air theater in New York City's Central Park.

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Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.

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Tennessee Williams

Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright.

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The Balcony

The Balcony (Le Balcon) is a play by the French dramatist Jean Genet.

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The Birthday Party (play)

The Birthday Party (1957) is the second full-length play by Harold Pinter.

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The Open Theater

The Open Theater was an experimental theatre group active from 1963 to 1973.

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The Public Theater

The Public Theater is a New York City arts organization founded as the Shakespeare Workshop in 1954 by Joseph Papp, with the intention of showcasing the works of up-and-coming playwrights and performers.

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The Village Voice

The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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