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Artistic Endeavor Can Change the Face of Africa

Posted Aug 13, 2012, by John Price, Former U.S. Ambassador

Artistic Endeavor Can Change the Face of Africa

John Price is the former U.S. Ambassador to Mauritius, Seychelles, and Comoros and a founding board member of the Utah…

“Azmari Bets”: Day Five of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Posted Apr 23, 2012, by Philip Himberg, Producing Artistic Director, Theatre Program

"Azmari Bets": Day Five of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Friday night might be Shabbat on the Upper West Side, but in Addis Ababa, it’s “Azmari Bets” – meaning “House of Singers”.  The…

First Kisses: Day Four of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Posted Apr 20, 2012, by Phillip Himberg, Producing Artistic Director, Sundance Theatre Program

First Kisses: Day Four of the Theatre Stage Directors Workshop in Addis Ababa

Liesl Tommy (Workshop leader): “I know you guys don’t kiss on stage in Ethiopia, is that right?”

            Silence.

Workshop…

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I Kid You Not, a Rainbow

Posted Aug 2, 2011, by Philip Himberg

I Kid You Not, a Rainbow

The heavy grey skies gave way to a brilliant shaft of late afternoon sun, a gold dagger that poured its light into our…

Coming to a Close

Posted Jul 28, 2011, by Philip Himberg

Coming to a Close

The Sunset Dhow Sail to the Mangroves of Manda Island have become a much-anticipated event. The Dhow of Diamond Beach Village,…

In Awe in East Africa

Posted Jul 26, 2011, by Philip Himberg

In Awe in East Africa

Philip Himberg is Producing Artistic Director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. He is currently at the Theatre Lab on…

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