Questions of Practice: HowlRound's Polly Carl on Excellence and Accessibility

Questions of Practice: HowlRound’s Polly Carl on Excellence and Accessibility

Polly Carl, director and editor of HowlRound: A Center for the Theater and Emerson College. Filmed at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on May 21, 2013.

Polly Carl describes her work on the HowlRound website as “focused on promoting practices for 21st-century theater-making, based on the core principle that theater is for everyone.” During a spring 2013 visit to the Center, we asked her: Are excellence and accessibility mutually exclusive concepts? Carl mused upon our “$20 million question” and explained her thinking about how other “people get access to becoming better.”

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