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Presenting: New Works Fall 2019 (excerpts)

Presenting: New Works Fall 2019 (excerpts)

Saturday, December 14th and Saturday, December 21st, 7 pm Join us for the culmination of cfpa’s Fall 2019 New Works Residencies! With the support of free rehearsal space and a mentor specifically chosen for this project, three local performing artists have initiated development of a completely new

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In Rehearsal: Kerry Parker

In Rehearsal: Kerry Parker
cfpa seeks always to create opportunities for connection and dialogue between artists and audiences, among artists across divergent practices, and through all arenas of human identity and experience. All artist residencies include opportunities for artists to engage with the public, offering text, images, presentation of research, videosRead more

In Rehearsal: ASDC and David Means

In Rehearsal: ASDC and David Means
CFPA seeks always to create opportunities for connection and dialogue between artists and audiences, among artists across divergent practices, and through all arenas of human identity and experience. All artist residencies include opportunities for artists to engage with the public, offering text, images, presentation of research, videosRead more

Presenting: “Rumble Strips” April Sellers Dance Collective

Presenting: “Rumble Strips” April Sellers Dance Collective

Saturday, November 16th, 7:30-8:30 pm Join us in the Sunroom studio for an evening of performance and conversation, featuring an open rehearsal of April Sellers Dance Collective’s newest work. April Sellers Dance Collective (ASDC) – in residence at cfpa from September 2019 through June 2020 – is

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Announcing: New Works Residency Artists

Announcing: New Works Residency Artists

Welcome to our Fall 2019 Resident Artists! cfpa is delighted to announce the three artists selected for our Fall 2019 New Works Residency: Morgan Holmes, David Means, and Kerry Parker.  With the support of free rehearsal space, a mentor specifically chosen for this project, a public presentation, and audience

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Call for Fall 2019 Resident Artists

Call for Fall 2019 Resident Artists

For Creation of New Works in all performance modalities including theatre, dance, music, spoken word, community-engaged performance, and new (performance-based) media cfpa is looking for up to three Twin Cities-based artists at any stage in their careers to initiate a new piece of original performance work, and/or

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Artist Reflections: Alexandra Bodnarchuk

Artist Reflections: Alexandra Bodnarchuk

Alexandra Bodnarchuk is a Twin Cities theater artist, in residence at cfpa this spring as part of our Works in Process artist residency. Alexandra has continued work on her dance piece “The Nature of Cloth”, which investigates the human experiences of shame and conformity. Alexandra’s mentor for

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Presenting: Works in Process

Presenting: Works in Process

Saturday, April 20 & Saturday, April 27, 7 pm Join us for the culmination of cfpa’s Spring 2019 Works in Process Residencies. With the support of free rehearsal space and a mentor specifically chosen for this project, three local performing artist have moved an existing work (and

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Artist Reflections: Beth Ann Powers

Artist Reflections: Beth Ann Powers

Beth Ann Powers is a Twin Cities theater artist, in residence at cfpa this spring as part of our Works in Process artist residency. Beth Ann has excavated her personal relationship with mental illness and recovery, and investigated how durational/endurance performance can create space for an audience to

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Presenting: Performing Motherhood/“Overactive Letdown” by Gina Montet

Presenting: Performing Motherhood/“Overactive Letdown” by Gina Montet

Saturday, March 16th, 7-9 pm Performing Motherhood: Confronting toxic myths and post-postpartum mental health with humor and truth-telling.  An evening of performance and discussion, featuring the the world premiere of playwright Gina Montet’s script “Overactive Letdown” cfpa is delighted to host a workshop and performance of Gina

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