Artist Interviews

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An interview with playwright Lloyd Suh

As rehearsals were gearing up for The Chinese Lady, dramaturg Yiwen Wu (YW) posed a few questions to New York-based playwright Lloyd Suh (LS) about the reverence he has for Afong Moy, the value of interrogating social constructs, and how he thinks about his connections with a broader cultural conversation. Playwright Lloyd Suh. (YW) What first attracted you to the story of Afong Moy? (LS) I was doing research on a different play—a play that ...
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Leadership Transition: An interview with Elizabeth Auman

TimeLine’s Managing Director Elizabeth K. Auman. As our new home project moves into its next phases, and in recognition of the complex path ahead, today TimeLine announced that Managing Director Elizabeth K. Auman will be transitioning her responsibilities away from day-to-day management of the company ...
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TimeLine South: Spotlight on our Teaching Artists!

For the past four summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers a safe space for self-expression, creativity, and ensemble building on the south side of Chicago. Through this six-week summer arts program, students engage in advocacy and community building through art ...
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Dear TimeLine, What Does Voting Mean To You?

In honor of this year’s presidential election, we reached out to TimeLine company, associate artists, board, and staff to ask about their views on voting. We asked them three questions: What was your first memory involving voting? What can you remember about the first time ...
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What’s your favorite arts moment?

Happy Arts in Education Week! This year, we wanted to add to the growing chorus of voices nationwide rising to tell the story of the transformative power of the arts in education. We asked some of our Living History Program Teaching Artists to tell us ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Falisa Byers

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students engage in advocacy and community building through art as a way to illuminate some of their community’s toughest challenges and spark change. We understand that these topics can be difficult ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Wilfredo Ramos Jr.

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Am’Ber Montgomery

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Airos Sung-En Medill

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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A conversation with the women of RUTHERFORD AND SON

  During rehearsals for Rutherford and Son, director Mechelle Moe (MM) and cast members Jeannie Affelder (JA), Christina Gorman (CG), and Rochelle Therrien (RT) chatted about the play and their responses to it. (MM) Hi everybody! Happy Wednesday afternoon! I’d like for everyone just to say ...
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