Ten years after "The Great Immensity," received a National Science Foundation grant that drew the ire of Congressional Republicans, The Civilians' Artistic Director Steve Cosson discusses the complicated relationship between the government and arts organizations.
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On this Juneteenth, organizations to support and actions you can take to fight for racial justice in New York City.
Announcing the Ninth Annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series – now online! – and opening applications for the 2020-2021 R&D Group
The Civilians presents the ninth annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series, running 5/29-6/29, and opens applications for the 2020-21 R&D Group.
R&D Program Director Megan McClain interviews Associate Artist Rebecca Hart about her project with composer David Kornfeld being developed in the Civilians R&D Group. Based partly on their own neurodiverse lives, the work asks questions about creativity, sanity, and what we consider "normal."
We invite you to become a citizen journalist—for just ten minutes—and help offer a platform to diverse communities around the world at precisely the moment that Donald Trump is inaugurated President.
This episode of the Civilians' podcast is the final of three that feature songs and monologues from "The Way They Live," the culminating show of the company's residency at the Met Museum.
This episode of the Civilians' podcast is the second of three that feature songs and monologues from "The Way They Live," the final show of the company's residency at the Met Museum.
This episode of Let Me Ascertain You takes you to the heart of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, featuring performances based on interviews with curators about falling in love with works of art.
A look at the process of creating The Civilians' new musical "Pretty Filthy," letting you hear some of the interviews that didn't make it into the final show but were too good not to share.
The conclusion of our "Occupy #S17" series, which features live recordings from a special cabaret the Civilians hosted to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the OWS movement. This episode highlights two monologues & a musical performance led by Marykate O'Neil and Jill Sobule.