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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 20th and Saturday, April 27th, 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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Artist Reflections: Nora Montañez

Artist Reflections: Nora Montañez

Nora Montañez Patterson is a Twin Cities theater artist, in residence at cfpa this spring as part of our Works in Process artist residency. Nora has used this residency to continue to work on her interactive, bilingual, multi-media storytelling experience, “Sabor a Mi,” which lays bare the human

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Artist Reflections: Gina Montet

Artist Reflections: Gina Montet

Florida playwright Gina Montet will be at cfpa this week for a workshop of her play, “Overactive Letdown.” Here she shares some thoughts about her hopes for the workshop and her writing process. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those solely those of the

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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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Announcing: Works in Process Residency Artists

Announcing: Works in Process Residency Artists

Announcing our Spring 2019 Resident Artists! cfpa is delighted to announce the three artists selected for our Spring 2019 Works in Process Residency: Nora Montañez, Beth Ann Powers, and Alexandra Bodnarchuk.  With the support of free rehearsal space, a mentor specifically chosen for this project, and a public presentation

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ReClaim February: Wing Young Huie and Jarrelle Barton

ReClaim February: Wing Young Huie and Jarrelle Barton

Saturday, February 16th, 7-9 pm Art and Identity An evening of music and photography, featuring the work of photographer Wing Young Huie and musician Jarrelle Barton. cfpa is delighted to host a presentation of intersectional art and dynamic conversation. Photographer Wing Young Huie will show images from his recent

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April Sellers and cfpa: Long-term Residency Announced

April Sellers and cfpa: Long-term Residency Announced

cfpa and April Sellers Dance Collective to embark on a nine-month residency to build new work and to deepen artistic process. “Choreographer April Sellers has developed new work out of cfpa for 18 years,” said cfpa Executive Director Jackie Hayes. “Time and space are incredibly valuable (and

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Applications Open: Works in Process Spring 2019 Residency

Applications Open: Works in Process Spring 2019 Residency

Works in Process Residency For Works in Process of all performance modalities Theatre, Dance, Music, Film, Community-Engaged Performance, and New Media cfpa will choose up to three Twin Cities-based artists at any stage in their careers to bring an existing piece and/or way-of-working into further development during

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