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Twin Cities Music Therapy Grows at CFPA

Twin Cities Music Therapy Grows at CFPA
Music has this ability to hold the array of the human experience. In a way that you don’t have to name it, and you don’t have to explain it. You can allow the music to hold it. Beyond creating performance and gathering spaces, the expansion is alsoRead more

Hiring Deadline Extended!

Hiring Deadline Extended!

CFPA is hiring for two positions, now closing Mon. 2/15! We are seeking a Production Coordinator to facilitate our new performance spaces, and a Staff Associate to support the CFPA team. Learn more.

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Place-Based Poetry at CFPA

Place-Based Poetry at CFPA
Executive Director Jackie Hayes and artist Cole Sarar collaborated to identify a local poet of indigenous ancestry to write a poem commemorating the site where CFPA is growing. Based on their compelling use of imagery and modern lyricism, Halee Kirkwood was commissioned to write a poem thatRead more

Thank You

Thank You

CFPA will be closed January 1. Thank you to our community of neighbors, artists, dancers, musicians, practitioners, and creators for your support during 2020. It’s been a turbulent year to celebrate 25 years and expand our facility. With a brighter future in public health, we anticipate fantastic

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Sherine Onukwuwe & Kat Purcell Join Performance Collective

Sherine Onukwuwe & Kat Purcell Join Performance Collective
Sherine Onukwuwe, a hybrid of Southern and Midwestern culture living above the Mason Dixon line, is a creative specializing in media production and creative writing. Her work in one way or another is situated to create leverage for marginalized Black people living or ancestral. Kat Purcell (they/them)Read more

Illusion Theater Joins CFPA

Illusion Theater Joins CFPA

We are thrilled to announce Illusion Theater will soon call CFPA home! Illusion’s mission is to generate theater that illuminates the illusions, myths, and realities of our times and to catalyze personal and social change. Illusion presents, tours, and creates work that addresses issues important to our

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Welcome New Facilities Staff

Welcome New Facilities Staff
  Rico Morales brings more than 40 years of farm, agricultural, and Indigenous experience and wisdom to CFPA in handling our landscape and grounds. He has helped build several community ovens and gardens in the Twin Cities Metro, and enjoys community building with others. He looks forwardRead more

Thurs. 11/19 is Give to the Max Day!

Thurs. 11/19 is Give to the Max Day!
On Thurs. 11/19, thousands of orgs across MN will experience a statewide outpouring of support for Give to the Max Day. We invite you to give to the Performance Collective's Campaign for Imaginative Action, to support a world where every human lives artistically and every artist livesRead more

Artists Working at CFPA

Artists Working at CFPA
Sun Mee Chomet (Studio 203) is working on a movement-theater piece exploring how trauma is held in and moves through the body. As part of The Playwrights' Center 2019-20 McKnight Theater Artist Fellowship, she was granted funds to develop new work. This is one of her passionRead more

Maia Maiden Joins Performance Collective

Maia Maiden Joins Performance Collective
Maia Maiden is a scientist by day, dancer by night, Maia Maiden aka Rah Fyah has been a leader in the dance community for over 20 years. Her work as a dancer and choreographer in Hip Hop led her to create Maia Maiden Productions, a local artsRead more