2021 Public Conversations

Crisis Competence: The Artists of the Performing Arts Legacy Project Reflect on the Pandemic Year

We bring together artists from the Performing Arts Legacy Project to reflect on their wide-ranging artistic careers and the current state of the arts and of the world.

The Performing Arts Legacy Project is led by Joan Jeffri, author of the study “Still Kicking” about how performing artists stay active and resilient. Panelists include PAL Artists Barbara KahnBill KochGlenn KubotaJasper McGruder, and Virginia Wing. Each artist represents a cohort since the group’s inception (5 years). Moderated by Theresa McElwee

Monday, February 22, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Held online over Zoom

The Artist and the Earth: Our Role in Confronting Climate Change

Artists and climate activists Tim Guinee and Amanda Quaid will host a presentation and discussion on the climate crisis amid the pandemic and the artist’s role in confronting it.

Monday, February 8, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Held online over Zoom

Joy Equity: Accessibility and Art

In partnership with ReelAbilities Film Festival, a moderated, thought-provoking discussion on accessibility and the performing arts and the three short films CODA, REVEL IN YOUR BODY & THE MILKY POP KID.

Guests include CODA actors CJ Jones and Ryan Lane, and Yaara Kedem, ReelAbilities Film Festival NY Associate Director/International Director. The discussion is be co-moderated by Desmond Holliday and HB teaching artist Magaly Colimon-Christopher.

Monday, January 25, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Held online over Zoom
Online presentations are made possible with support from the Noël Coward Foundation.