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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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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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Rehearsal Reflections: Margo Gray

Rehearsal Reflections: Margo Gray

New Works Residency: Kat Purcell, Nelle Anderson, and Margo Gray have been selected to spend roughly two months in residence at cfpa to make a new piece that in some way addresses ritual and resilience: ritual of all types (secular, cultural, religious, spiritual, mundane, ceremonial, invented, reinvented, quoted,

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EVENT: New Works (in progress): ReClaim December

EVENT: New Works (in progress): ReClaim December

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14th and 15th 7-9:30 pm This event is open to the public: pay what you can. Reserve your free seat at Eventbrite. All projects will be presented on both nights. Fall 2018 New Work Residency: Ritual and Resilience As part of cfpa’s ReClaim

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Rehearsal Reflections: Kat Purcell

Rehearsal Reflections: Kat Purcell

New Works Residency: Kat Purcell, Nelle Anderson, and Margo Gray have been selected to spend roughly two months in residence at cfpa to make a new piece that in some way addresses ritual and resilience: ritual of all types (secular, cultural, religious, spiritual, mundane, ceremonial, invented, reinvented, quoted,

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