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Anne Bogart

Intentional Civics Revisited

For his thesis production, a third-year Columbia director chose to stage T. S. Eliot’s 1935 verse drama Murder in the Cathedral in St. John’s Cathedral on the upper west side of Manhattan. For the… more
Anne Bogart

Language, Love and Code Switching

I find that one of the best, but most difficult, ways for me to learn is to drop my own defensiveness, at least temporarily, and to try to understand the way in which his experience seems and feels to… more
Anne Bogart

The Art of Forgetting

At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.  (Maya Angelou) Until a recent conversation with my colleague and friend Leon… more
Anne Bogart

Why Training is Necessary

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds recently wrote a memoir entitled A Dream About Lightning Bugs.  As a child during the summer months, he captured lightning bugs, also known as fireflies, to put into glass… more
Anne Bogart

What Art Is

While studying at Bard College in the early 1970’s I joined Via Theater, a group of likeminded theater majors founded by fellow student Ossian Cameron. The company began as an active investigation… more