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Anne Bogart

Conversation or Violence

We have a choice. We have two options as human beings. We have a choice between conversation and war. That's it. Conversation and violence. (Sam Harris) You push me and then I push you back. If I do… more
Anne Bogart

What is True What is False

Yes, I have tricks in my pocket; I have things up my sleeve. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant… more
Anne Bogart

Making Decisions Together

My close friends who are jazz aficionados usually are surprised and puzzled by my aversion to a great deal of contemporary jazz. They assume that I would love all jazz because of my affinity for music… more
Anne Bogart

Hold Your Seat

On a recent evening in Santa Monica I saw Bo Burnham’s new film “Eighth Grade.” I walked out of the cinema in a daze and remained haunted by it for quite some time afterwards. In the film, a… more
Anne Bogart

Influence

I currently serve on the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the union for directors and choreographers. Recently at Board meetings and, in fact, amidst many… more
Leon Ingulsrud

Bacche Diary 7/28/18

Here we go again. So much of the theater is about repetition. In this way it reflects the cycles of life: seasons, days, the functions of the body and mind. Repetition brings our attention to the… more
Anne Bogart

The Art of Restraint

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible. -(Mahatma Gandhi) My British wife Rena recently returned to New York after a period of time in London. On her first… more
Anne Bogart

Intentional Civics

Up on his political soapbox, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore insists that now is the moment for non-politicians to take action by running for political office.  What does “running for… more
Anne Bogart

Entertainment

There’s a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.(Leonard Cohen) I graduated from high school in Middletown, Rhode Island in June of 1969. Yes, that 1969 – the year of… more
Lalonde Alexandra

Spotlight: Karron Graves

On Facebook and here on the SITI Company blog, SITI has been spotlighting alumni of our many training programs. Today, we have the great pleasure of spotlighting Karron Graves who started training… more