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SEGAL TALK with Theater Director Frédérique Aït-Touati 

In its 14th week since end of March, the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center's global series, SEGAL TALKS,  will feature the theatre director and historian Frédérique Aït-Touati on:

Wednesday, July 1st at 12 p.m. (ET)

SEGAL TALKS brings together American and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics for a one hour talk with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the time of COVID-19 and challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new world.

Tune in on this edition of the SEGAL TALKS for an update on the situation of theater artists in France.

And to listen again to previous guests from France such as Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, Daniely Francisque, and from abroad, click here.

The ad-free SEGAL TALKS are in English and live-streamed on Howlround.com and on the Segal Center Facebook page

Send your questions during the live streaming at SegalTalks@gmail.com 


Frédérique Aït-Touati is a theatre director and historian, she explores the links between science, literature and politics. Fellow of the University of Oxford from 2007 to 2014, she is now a research fellow at the CNRS, member of the Center for Research on Arts and Language at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences in Paris. Her books include Fictions of the Cosmos (2011), Contes de la Lune (2011), Le Monde en images (2015), and Terra Forma (2019). Her theatre work deals with ecological issues (Gaïa Global Circus, Le Théâtre des Négociations, INSIDE, Moving Earths) within her company Zone Critique and has been presented in Nanterre-Amandiers, théâtre de l’Odéon, Centre Pompidou,  Kaaitheater de Bruxelles, as well as New York (The Kitchen, The Signature Theatre), Berlin (HAU, Berliner Festspiele) or Taipei.

More on Frédérique Aït-Touati on the site of Zone Critique



Now in its 14th weekly, SEGAL TALKS, which was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker, Segal Center’s director, in March 2020. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics talk daily for one hour with  Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the time of the COVID-19  and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the world. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in New York City and the United States creating original content.