Posts by "melejy"

Open Encounter: The Boat is Sinking? Addressing the Urgency of Artistic Cross-Cultural Dialogues

Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?

You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?

Cultural Brokers: Nomenclature, Knowledge and Negotiations of (Performance) Agents, Managers and Impresarios (1850-1930)

I will be at the LMU Center for Advanced Studies in Munich next week to participate at the Cultural Brokers: Nomenclature, Knowledge and Negotiations of (Performance) Agents, Managers and Impresarios (1850-1930) organized by Dr. Nic Leonhardt. I’ll be presenting a draft of my article on the migrant Manila musicians who brokered musical modernities in the… Continue reading

Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Performance, Display—6th Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”

Dr. Nic Leonhardt, Prof. Dr. Christopher Balme, and I will be presenting a panel entitled:  “Detecting Performance Brokers: Theatrical Agents, Managers and Impresarios in Global Theatre Histories (1850-1920)” at the Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Performance, Display—6th Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”. 8-10 October 2014 Karl Jaspers Centre,… Continue reading

Globalizing Opera (Workshop)

Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?

You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?

Theatrescapes: Global Media and Translocal Publics, 1850-1950

Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?

You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?

“Cegos” in Amsterdam

  Cegos Workshop: 3-4 June Performance: 5 June Venue: Universiteitstheater Amsterdam, Nieuwe Doelenstr. 16 I am curating the Amsterdam performance of “Cegos” (blind in Portuguese). The project was conceived by the directors Marcos Bulhões and Marcelo Denny and originally realized by the Desvio Coletivo and Coletivo Pi at the Paulista Avenue in São Paulo. For… Continue reading