Arts and the Military livestreams

Presented by HowlRound TV
Cyberspace 19 Clarendon St , Boston

Boston Dance Alliance is participating in a special convening on Arts and the Military, “Art in the Service of Understanding”  and you can catch some of the proceedings on livestream or video archive through HowlRound TV and participate virtually using the Twitter hashtag #artsandmilitary.

Friday, March 10, 2017



12:45 – 2:15pm   Introductions*


2:30 – 4:00pm          Case Study: Discussion and Excerpts from Healing Wars by Liz Lerman


4:15 – 5:45pm          Session #1: Artists’ Perspective*

Connecting with Military and Veterans Communities—Building Trust and Getting Access

Inner Circle Participants: Roman Baca, Megan Carney, Teo Castellanos, Joe Goode, Tara Mallen, Victoria Marks, Marty Pottenger, Peter Snoad, Helen Stolzfus, Anthony Torres



Saturday, March 11, 2017




9:30 – 10:30am         Case Study:

Excerpts from American Records’ ReEntry and Discussion*

10:45am – 12:15pm Session #2: Veterans, Military & Veterans’ Service Programs Perspective*

Steps Toward Building Common Language Between Military Communities and Artists

Inner Circle Participants: Umoja Abdul-Ahad, Nolen Bivens, Madison Cario, Maurice Decaul, LTC (Ret) Arthur DeGroat, Dr. Patricia Jones, Marete Wester


Facilitator: P. Carl

1:15 – 2:45pm          Session #3: Military Healthcare Practitioners, VA, and Art Therapists’ Perspective*

3:00 – 4:00pm         Case Study:

Discussion and Presentation of Excerpts from En Garde Arts’ Basetrack Live*


4:15 – 5:45pm          Session #4: Arts Presenters Perspective*

Connecting Artists, Military, Veteran, and Civilian Audiences

Inner Circle Participants: Madeline Bell, Ty Furman, Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Margaret Lawrence, Carla Peterson,

Sam Pressler, Michael Reed, Robert Richter, Carlton Turner, Clyde Valentin, Ruth Waalkes


Facilitator: David Dower




Sunday, March 12, 2017




10-10:25am             Break Out Report Backs Groups 1-5*

10:30 – 11:30 am     Case Study:

Discussion and Performance by AXIS Dance Company of to go again*

11:30 am – noon      Closing & Next Steps*