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For deaf individuals, the inherently verbal nature of theater poses obvious, often prohibitive challenges. While some theaters have made closed captioning available to audiences, others approach deafness as a unique artistic opportunity rather than as an obstacle to be worked around. One of the...
Like many actors, Cassie Beck knew at a young age that she wanted to perform. Her journey began with competitive Irish step dancing. Then, she went on to act competitively throughout the South. Dr amatic acting, however, wasn't her primary passion; that spot was reserved for musical theater. One...
Our Milestone videos celebrate the nation's foremost arts organizations.
Former NEA Chairmen celebrate the legacy of the NEA's fourth chairman, Frank Hodsoll.
This past July, Angel Rodriguez of Puget Sound Adventist Academy High School in Seattle, Washington, became the National Champion of the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students, a pilot initiative of the NEA and Playbill, Inc., with additional support provided by Disney...
Tony Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry on embracing life as an artist.
Here is a collection of quotes on the importance of the arts taken from recent interviews on the Art Works blog.
What do you think of this advice for artists?
Angel Rodriguez of Seattle wins inaugural Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students.
Can't enough of Lin-Manuel Miranda? Listen to part one and part two of our podcast with him where he talks about life B.H. and A.H.* *"Before Hamilton " and "After Hamilton "

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