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Announcing Resident Artists for Fall 2018!

Announcing Resident Artists for Fall 2018!

cfpa is delighted to announce the three artists selected for our Fall 2018 New Work Residency: Ritual and Resilience. Our New Work Residencies support artists as they move through their next phase of building a new work. Each artist will present a portion of their work-in-progress on

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ReClaim September: Alyssa DiVirgilio from Blackout Improv

ReClaim September: Alyssa DiVirgilio from Blackout Improv

Alyssa DiVirgilio , a member of Blackout Improv, shared some thoughts with CFPA via email about why she joined Blackout, how to ask hard questions, the role of comedy in the world, and what you might expect from their upcoming workshop at CFPA, September 15th from 3-5

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Applications Open: Second Annual Local Art Sale

Applications Open: Second Annual Local Art Sale

Pop-Up Local Art Sale: Ritual and Resilience Saturday, November 24th, 2018 10 am – 4 pm CFPA is excited to host our second annual Pop-Up Local Visual Art Sale on Small Business Saturday, 11/24/18. In 2017, we featured the work of eight local visual artists: ceramics, textiles,

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ReClaim September: Who is Blackout Improv?

ReClaim September: Who is Blackout Improv?

Joy Dolo, a founding member of Blackout Improv, shared some thoughts with CFPA via email about the troupe’s inception, growth, and what you might expect from their upcoming workshop at CFPA, September 15th from 3-5 pm. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those solely

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ReClaim September: Blackout Improv Workshop

ReClaim September: Blackout Improv Workshop
Using Your Truth In Improv Workshop and Performance with Blackout Improv Saturday, September 15th 2018 Workshop: 3-5 pm Presentation: 7-9 pm SAY YES AND . . . To the real power of improv comedy! Love improv? Ever wanted to try it? Curious about how comedy is changing theRead more

Emily Mendelsohn on technique, witness, and the power of “smallness.”

Emily Mendelsohn on technique, witness, and the power of “smallness.”

Emily Mendelsohn will be facilitating CFPA’s upcoming event, Imaginative Mapping: Performance and the Personal Politics of Geography. Emily is currently on an artists retreat, but she emailed us some thoughts about her work and the upcoming workshop before she left. The views and opinions expressed in this article are

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ReClaim August Event: This Saturday @ 7:30 pm!

ReClaim August Event: This Saturday @ 7:30 pm!

Imaginative Mapping: Performance and the Personal Politics of Geography with theater director and Fulbright Fellow Emily Mendelsohn Saturday, August 18th 7:30-9 pm Free art. Free parking. Free snacks. Who is this free event for? Anyone interested in exploring a creative process that investigates the intersections of identity,

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Meet Emily Mendelsohn, Theater Director

Meet Emily Mendelsohn, Theater Director

Emily Mendelsohn will be facilitating CFPA’s upcoming event, Imaginative Mapping: Performance and the Personal Politics of Geography. Emily is currently on an artists retreat, but she emailed us some thoughts about her work and the upcoming workshop before she left. The views and opinions expressed in this article are

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Workshop Registration / Imaginative Mapping: Performance and the Personal Politics of Geography

Workshop Registration / Imaginative Mapping: Performance and the Personal Politics of Geography

Workshop and Presentation with theater director and Fulbright Fellow Emily Mendelsohn Workshop Schedule Friday, August 17th      6:30-9:30 pm Saturday, August 18th      10:30am -1:30 pm      7:30-9 pm (Public Presentation) Theater maker Emily Mendelsohn has spent the past ten years investigating the making

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Call for Applications: New Works of All Media / Ritual and Resilience

Call for Applications: New Works of All Media / Ritual and Resilience

New Work Residency: Ritual and Resilience For Works in Progress of all Media Theatre, Dance, Visual Art, Music, Film, and New Media CFPA will choose three Twin Cities-based artists – of any media and at any stage in their career – to make a new piece that

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