Field Notes Blog

research. methodology. process.

The newest post in a series by Resident Dramaturg, Lynde Rosario.


If you are following this blog series you will remember my last post about research and development. It ended with a series of meetings to unpack what the ensemble learned from workshopping the piece in...

Mariah Freda as Artemisia in Artemisia's Intent
(Under St. Mark's - FRIGID Festival 2018)

Photo credit: Hunter Canning

The Anthropologists creates dynamic investigative theatre based on source material and research. We begin each process by examining cultural artifacts...

Most often, the first phase of an Anthropologist show is the Investigative Phase. This is where we gather to test out source material, tug on thematic threads, experiment with design ideas and probe storytelling concepts. It's sometimes scientific though usually a bit...

July 21, 2017

Spoiler alert: I play a pregnant, performance activist in The Blackout, the second play in The Anthropologists Save The World!  In the script it says that it is a big reveal, but there are photos of me on the internet with a big, fake belly, soooo, cat’s out of the bag...

May 11, 2017

ADVOCACY =

Affirm the function, explore the practice, and promote the profession of dramaturgy.

This is how LMDA (Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas) describes advocacy and I have made this my mantra as I continue to challenge myself throughout my career....

Last week, we conducted an experiment: we brought four kids under the age of 5 into the rehearsal room for a 4 hour rehearsal.  

Would it be possible to work as both artists and parents? Would allowing children into the room make it easier for the parent artists? For th...