STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Adele Nadine Traub
BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Adele Nadine Traub shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her!
Adele Nadine Traub, Resident Stage Manager, Manager of Artistic Operations and Founding Company Member of the Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston. Adele has stage managed 17 of Actors' Shakespeare Project's productions since its founding 7 years ago. Other credits include R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER (Elliot Norton Award - Outstanding Actor; American Repertory Theatre), IT AIN'T NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES (Capital Repertory Theatre), TWO WIVES OF INDIA and THE SALT GIRL (Boston Playwright's Theater), MAN OF LA MANCHA and 1776 (Lyric Stage Company). LA CLEMENZA DI TITO (Opera Boston), SEVEN RABBITS ON A POLE (Stoneham Theater); LIVING ROOM IN AFRICA and DINNER WITH FRIENDS (Gloucester Stage Company) LIFE X 3 (The Vineyard Playhouse), THE ORDER OF THINGS (CentaStage) POINT OF DEPARTURE (Huntington Theatre Company), KINDERTRANSPORT (New Repertory Theatre, as Assistant Stage Manager). Adele recently taught a Stage Management class at the Boston Arts Academy as a guest teacher, and is currently mentoring several students there in stage management. During her four years as Production Stage Manager at The Boston Conservatory, she worked on over 40 productions with the Musical Theater, Dance, Opera and Orchestra Departments. She received her B.A. from Brandeis University. Adele was born and raised in Morganville, New Jersey and currently live in Somerville, MA.
I AM THEATRE spotlights the stories of theatre practitioners, in their own words. With 50 videos over the next 50 weeks, TCG is celebrating its 50th anniversary by sharing stories from a diverse group of people who are creating, supporting, and engaging with theatre. YOU ARE THEATRE: We want to hear your stories! TCG will release a new video each week of individuals sharing pivotal moments in theatre - and hope they will inspire you to tell your stories too. Join us as we seek to raise the international awareness of the depth, diversity and impact of the theatre field. WE ARE THEATRE! Today, not-for-profit professional theatres in the U.S. employ 130,000 people annually, inspire more than 30 million attendees and contribute $2 billion directly to the U.S. economy. What if thousands of theatre artists across the world posted their own video testimonies of why they do what they do and why theatre matters? How might that transform communities' awareness of our work? Please share the stories we've recorded, and we'll share the videos you make, and together we'll testify in a voIce That everyone will hear...I AM THEATRE. YOU ARE THEATRE. WE ARE THEATRE!
For 50 years, Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, has existed to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. TCG's constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to nearly 700 member theatres and affiliate organizations and more than 13,000 individuals nationwide. TCG offers its members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through conferences, events, research and communications; awards grants, approximately $2 million per year, to theatre companies and individual artists; advocates on the federal level; and serves as the US Center of the International Theatre Institute, connecting its constituents to the global theatre community. TCG is North America's largest independent publisher of dramatic literature, with 11 Pulitzer Prizes for Best Play on the TCG booklist. It also publishes the award-winning AMERICAN THEATRE magazine and ARTSEARCH®, the essential source for a career in the arts. In all of its endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of its member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field and promote a larger public understanding of, and appreciation for, the theatre. www.tcg.org