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TONYC BEHIND THE SCENES: Roy "REAL" Benton

REAL, an actor from TONYC's Brooklyn Justice Corps Troupe at CASES, talks about the impact of performing in the Legislative Theatre Festival. This interview is part of a series conducted by Lance Richardson.

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Our Work Is Not Done

Thank you to everyone who participated in Inside/Outside, the 2015 Legislative Theatre Festival, whether in the theatre or remotely! 
Over the course of two evenings, 500 “spect-actors” collaborated with partnering advocacy organizations to generate five proposals in response to our troupes’ plays, which were presented to the attending legislators and voted on by actors and audiences. On the final day, workshops by Participatory Budgeting NYC, Arts & Democracy and Community Voices Heard trained community members in other forms of creative civic engagement. 

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TONYC BEHIND THE SCENES: Gayle and Goldie

Gayle and Goldie, two actors from TONYC's Housing Works Troupe, talk about what drew them to join the troupe. This interview is part of a series conducted by Lance Richardson, in preparation for TONYC’s third annual Legislative Theatre Festival Inside/Outside.

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TONYC BEHIND THE SCENES: Alex and Andrew

Alex and Andrew, two actors from Covenant House Troupe, discuss their first experiences with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC and the rehearsal process. This interview is part of a series conducted by Lance Richardson, in preparation for TONYC’s third annual Legislative Theatre Festival, Inside/Outside.

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FAQ: What is a Joker?

by Sophie Nimmannit

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