2017

PERFORMANCES

THE SOCIETY OF CIVIL DISCOURSE

THE SOCIETY OF CIVIL DISCOURSE

August 4 & 5 at 8pm; August 6 at 7pm (Note non-standard curtain time)
Created by TEAM SUNSHINE PERFORMANCE CORPORATION and THE PHILLY PIGEON/Jacob Winterstein
An interactive performance event that celebrates the pleasure of passionate debate and provides a safe and fun space to indulge in the practice of oratorical muscle-flexing. The event unfolds in three phases…
Read More
DEATH OF A MAN July 28 & 29 at 8pm; July 30 at 4pm

DEATH OF A MAN July 28 & 29 at 8pm; July 30 at 4pm

NEW WORLD PERFORMANCE LAB
Two years ago, NWPL set out on an expedition to understand their hometown’s relationship with rubber. Through the pillaging of natural rubber in the Amazon forests, and the working class citizens who broke their backs building tires – Akron, OH became the "Rubber City." Colombian actor, Jairo Cuesta performs a ritual of storytelling, a sacrifice to heal the city…
Read More
TENSE VAGINA: an actual diagnosis July 14 & 15 at 8pm; July 16 at 4pm

TENSE VAGINA: an actual diagnosis July 14 & 15 at 8pm; July 16 at 4pm

created and performed by SARA JULI
A solo show about motherhood — its beauty, challenges, isolation, and comic side revealing “all that is awesome and all that sucks when it comes to being a mother”…
Read More
HartBeat Ensemble Hartford CT Theater for a Change Jimmy Lorraine

JIMMY & LORRAINE July 7 & 8 at 8pm; July 9 at 4pm

by TALVIN WILKS
Performed by HARTBEAT ENSEMBLE
Jimmy & Lorraine is a meditation on the American political climate of the late '50s and early '60s through the lens of two significant artists of the time, James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry...
Read More

WORKSHOPS

TELLING TALES WITH CRANKIES

TELLING TALES WITH CRANKIES

INES ZELLER BASS
Sandglass Theater
July 3-8, 2017
A crankie is an old storytelling art form that has recently become hot again. A long illustrated scroll is wound around two spools and set into a box with a viewing window. The scroll is…
Read More
Kali Quinn Workshop Ko Festival

COMPASSIONATE CREATIVITY

with Kali Quinn
of the Center for Compassionate Creativity
July 10-15, 2017
What is the relationship between creativity, mindfulness, self-care, and bettering the world? How do you integrate love, work and play? Come jumpstart your creative process and…
Read More
FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

FIRST PERSON: Crafting Your Story for Performance

This workshop is sold out.

with Gerard Stropnicky, Co-Founder, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
July 17-22, 2017
Why do some stories – some performances – spark your imagination, set fire to your soul, and leave you transformed, while others just sit there? Is it the content, or the telling? The framing, or the style? Can story be employed to bring laughter, or tears, or understanding, or lasting social change, or…
Read More
2018-03-30T14:28:03+00:00