It was a devastating process, but early in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that the responsible thing to do was to postpone the exciting “Eco-Justice” season we had curated, along with “ENSEMBLE: Seeding the Future,” a conference/mini-festival we were co-hosting with a group of Valley theater ensembles and the Network of Ensemble Theaters.
Instead we gathered digitally to continue our practice of presenting performance with post-show discussion and offering artist training workshop. We were also doing the work to necessary sustain Ko Theater Works and the Ko Festival of Performance, looking rigorously inward and outward to address issues of racial injustice, access and equity, and working hard our nurture and support our community of artists, both local and national
Post-show discussion will follow and include DARYL DAVIS, noted for his work convincing Klansmen to leave and denounce the KKK.
Situated in the fictional Museum of Conveniently Forgotten History, “The Magic City Massacre” tells the story of one of the most prosperous black communities in the history of the United States, how Tulsa came to be the site of the worst incidence of civil unrest second only to the Civil War, and why almost one-hundred years later, most Americans still don’t know about it. Your exhibit guide is JUSTICE, a docent.... Read More
with JUANITA ROCKWELL FOR 2021, 2 NEW 2-DAY VERSIONS OF THIS ONLINE WORKSHOP WILL BE OFFERED MAY 15-16 & AND JULY 10-11, WITH AN ADVANCED TRAINING JULY 18-19. More info coming soon.
The world is begging us to find new ways of being together, being in the world, being creative, being with ourselves. In this online workshop, you will learn contemplative practices of body, energy and mind, and how to integrate them with writing prompts structured to undo restrictive habits of writing and thinking. Together, these new habits can become a daily practice of access to the stillness and Read More
with GERARD STROPNICKY, Co-Founder, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Dates TBA
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