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Fall 2021 Workshop Series

Fall 2021 Workshop Series

The full line-up for our fall workshop series is listed on the calendar page. Epoch Generation is for teen theatermakers, whereas Devised is multi-generational. No stage experience is necessary; simply a willingness to build new relationships, creatively collaborate,...

Support the FUTURE FUND

Support the FUTURE FUND

The stories we hear shape our realities. The stories we tell shape us. Having the tools to narrate our story in this moment of unrest is both history-making and future-making. As we approach the new year, I’m CALLING IN your support for IN TANDEM ARTS and our...

A Future Letter

A Future Letter

Dear Stephanie,  I am writing this letter from a place you’ve never been…. but I am there with you. Like looking into a mirror, I see your sweet, expressive, receptive, beautiful face. I hope you feel beautiful in this moment. Because, I know that your black joy is...

Global Peace Challenge

Global Peace Challenge

Inspired by the socially conscious action-taking and music-making of the Kat Wright Trio, ITA participated in the 2020 Global Peace Challenge. An excerpt of our recent production Retro Spec, can be seen within the first 45 minutes of this up-all-night international...

Retro Spec Free to Watch

Retro Spec Free to Watch

Thanks to all of our streaming and live audience members for supporting the creation of Retro Spec. At a time when infrastructure for performing arts production has collapsed, we were able to build a new model of socially engaged theater.  ALL ARE WELCOME TO WATCH AT ...

Burlington loves Retro Spec!

Burlington loves Retro Spec!

Thanks for turning out with your bravery and your masks, Burlington! And thank you to BCA and Burlington Parks & Rec for helping us to create a safe, sassy, socially-distanced, outdoor theater! 

Retro Spec at Knoll Farm

Retro Spec at Knoll Farm

The Refuge at Knoll Farm is a retreat center set in a spectacular, private setting that has a long history of changing how people think and work together. Offering space for deep conversation, reflection and celebration, the Refuge is set on a working farm amid...

What is Applied Theater?

What is Applied Theater?

Much of the creative format facilitated by In Tandem Arts is influenced by Applied Theater. Applied Theater encourages inquiry about a stopping block or issue. It employs a practice of questioning, discussing, and addressing an issue, “…as opposed to focusing on...

What is Cultural Organizing?

What is Cultural Organizing?

“Every moment of major social change requires a collective leap of imagination. Political transformation must be accompanied not just by spontaneous and organized expressions of unrest and risk, but by an explosion of mass creativity.” — Jeff Chang, author of Can’t...

Moving Toward Creativity

Moving Toward Creativity

At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, The Atlantic asked a group of professors, engineers, and journalists how to absorb information effectively and move towards creativity. “What we need to work on is getting comfortable with struggle in learning,” says the journalist...

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization?

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization?

An award-winning playwright argues that the in-the-moment interplay between actors and audience can help us cope with an increasingly virtual world."Somehow we are sold the story that this narrowing of the world into streams of monetized information is actually about...

ITA & Rosie’s Girls Collaboration

ITA & Rosie’s Girls Collaboration

Thanks to Meg Hammond, ITA's Trish Denton had the pleasure of working with lighting designer Cavan Meese and Percussionist Jane Boxall to create a one-of-a-kind performance with Rosie’s Girls Vermont. Rosie’s Girls is a 3-week day camp that helps build strong,...

Detroit Leadership hosts In Tandem Arts

Detroit Leadership hosts In Tandem Arts

In December, In Tandem Arts director Trish Denton had the unique opportunity to meet with leadership in the performing arts from various cultural organizations in Detroit, Michigan. Hosted by Sandy Duncan, former president of the Detroit Music Hall , Denton had the...

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