Author: Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart

Energy

Composer, music theorist, writer and influential artist John Cage, known for his delight in the unplanned and the unexpected, nevertheless recognized the necessity for an artist’s rigorous… more
Anne Bogart

Copy, Transform, Combine

You need something to open up a new doorTo show you something you seen beforeBut overlooked a hundred times or more.(Bob Dylan, from Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie)
Anne Bogart

Theater as Parkour

"If two roads open up before you, always take the most difficult one.  Because you know you can travel the easy one." (Raymond Belle – Parkour Traceur) As a teenager I was deeply enamored with… more
Anne Bogart

Arousal and Control

Most of us are regularly plagued by doubt, overwhelmed by the impossible odds against us, discouraged by lack of support and dragged down by physical and emotional hardships.  And yet, despite this,… more
Anne Bogart

Play as Paradox

Chicago theater director Damon Kiely is about to publish a book entitled “How to Read a Play” with Routledge Press and he asked me to write the forward.   Inspired by the title of his book and… more
Anne Bogart

Control and Surrender

I am currently directing Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth at Glimmerglass Festival (come visit this summer in beautiful Cooperstown, New York and catch the entire season of operas between July 11th and… more