• A colleague of mine, Katharine Hawthorne, came to our recent work-in-progress showing and asked me a few questions about the work. Below is our interview that discusses why I am making a musical and how working during CounterPulse’s construction has influenced the piece: Interview: Liz Tenuto/Dance and a Half This Year is Different: A Self-Help […]

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  • Focusing on wellness and self help during the process of creating “This Year Is Different…” has been both illuminating and challenging. This morning I read “The River” by Thich Nhat Hanh. I’m sharing it here because it describes a process of self understanding similar to my personal transformation instigated by creating this piece for the Artist-In-Residence […]

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  • In the studio we are researching the pathways through trauma. We are talking about suffering, grief and how and why people are motivated to move into a new state of being. One of the positive things about trauma is once we begin to climb out of it, I believe we become more open minded, more […]

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  • I have never met anyone before who wants to become a shittier person. Nobody has ever told me, “yea, I want to treat others worse.” or “I love making myself feel badly.” Here we are, all striving to be better. Maybe, like me, you feel like you make a million mistakes a day. And maybe, […]

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