R&D Program Director Megan McClain discusses the projects presented as part of the 2018 R&D FINDINGS Series and invites people to apply for the 2018-19 R&D Group.
Eva von Schweinitz, the lead artist of "The Space between the Letters," discusses how her deep dive into adult literacy inspired her most recent work. Incorporating interviews and devising techniques, this project is being developed in the Civilians R&D Group.
Writer, composer and lyricist Deepali Gupta discusses some research topics for "I Love You Stranger," a new musical which takes a personal look at bipolar disorder. Navigating a balance of research and memoir, this work is being developed in the Civilians R&D Group.
Writer, composer and lyricist Zack Zadek discusses how growing up on Long Island has inspired his new work, "Store Brand," which he is developing in the Civilians R&D Group.
Playwright Dominic Finocchiaro discusses how reality television has inspired his new play, "Gold Person," which he is developing in the Civilians R&D Group.
Civilians R&D Group members Gordon Leary, Julia Meinwald and Benjamin Kamine are working on musical inspired by an online community of fans of the Columbine killers. Here, they share some of the visual research they have gathered in their investigation.
Director Suzanne Agins describes the process of collaborating with director Benjamin Kamine on curating "Let Me Ascertain You: War on Christmas," the first cabaret performance of the Civilians' 2015-16 season. The show explores non-Christian perspectives on the commercialization of Christmas.