Author: Anne Bogart

Problem, Objective, Task

“If you want to paint anything worthwhile you shouldn’t be afraid of stepping up the pressure.“ -David Hockney Konstantin Stanislavsky did not have a high opinion of his own writing. The… more

The Usefulness of Doubt

"As a writer I exist in a constant state of doubt, and this is not the impediment to my art, it’s the precondition of it." -Stacy D’Erasmo

Still Under Construction

About five years ago, the members of SITI Company began to ask a difficult question: are we an institution or are we a company? What is the future of SITI?  Should it continue indefinitely under… more

I, Too, Am Ebenezer

This month SITI Company is in rehearsals for a brand-new production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  The look of surprise on peoples’ faces when I say that our next production is A… more

Secret Messages in Service of Hope

In September of 1970, at the age of 19, I traveled to Athens, Greece to spend a year studying archeology, Greek history, ancient Greek theater, and modern Greek language. At the time, Greece was ruled… more

Theatre 2.0

On Memorial Day weekend, for the first time in a year and a half, I attended the theater.

Technology

In 1993, very early on in SITI Company’s 30-year history, I proposed a project that would ask the question “Who are we becoming in light of the emerging technologies?”  The result became SITI… more

To Zoom or Not to Zoom?

Over the past fifteen months, SITI Company’s brilliant administrative leadership found the necessary funds to allow SITI Company actors and designers to engage in what we call Work/Space, which are… more

The Art of Resonance.

In September, my new book, The Art of Resonance, will be published by Methuen/Bloomsbury. This past May I spent several days in a recording studio in London speaking the book into audio existence for… more

The Waltz of Control and Letting Go

As a young director during the 1970’s, I occasionally, surreptitiously followed Robert Wilson on the streets of New York City. I am pretty sure that he did not know that I was following him. To me,… more