• On Friday, March 21st,  our Winter 2014 Artists in Residence will be joined by four experts who will discuss the larger themes both works have in common. About the panelists: Susan Maxwell, Mental Health Expert – Susan Maxwell works as a Clinical Psychologist employed in the Posttraumatic Stress Disorders Clinic at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs […]

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  • It has been an intensive residency for the past five months at CounterPULSE, beginning from November of last year up until now. From the first stages of research to the exploration of movement and recently the presentation of three works-in-progress performances, now Silenced has reached its final stage. These five months of discovery and inspiration […]

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  • My first work-in-progress felt a bit rushed because there were so many new ideas I was experimenting with. After a while things came together and I was able to see how I could I make the piece into what I wanted – a compelling story bringing together many elements, thematically, choreographically, musically, and visually. I […]

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  • From the Rehearsal Room…  the CONTACT project process is deepening, and we find ourselves moved…to tears, to anger, to hysterical laughter….to formation, to renovation, to solidarity, to push-ups….pushing up against the fight, the flight, the meeting, the holding of…one another.  the pressing into flesh and bone…contact…the memories, the histories, the shared pain and sorrow of […]

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  • We’re in rehearsal and things are getting interesting… We ask ourselves many questions, to get to the essence of what is meaningful to us, what gives our lives meaning, what we would fight for, what home means to us…who we are… We answer to our own surprise, sometimes; we answer in predictable ways other times; […]

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  • The CONTACT project directed by Krista DeNio www.kristadenio.com IN RESIDENCE @ CounterPULSE www.counterpulse.org OPEN CALL: COME TAKE A WORKSHOP (FREE), and learn more about the CONTACT project! CALLING:  Veterans (of war and military service), Non-veterans, Artists (Actors, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers) and Non-artists WHAT: Workshop(s) Two workshops investigating the project content (bridging the divide […]

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  • The CONTACT project, directed by Krista DeNio is currently looking for artists and non-artists for upcoming performances. Open Call:  Come take a FREE workshop and learn more about the CONTACT project! Calling:  Civilians, Veterans (of war and military service), Artists (actors, dancers, musicians, visual artists, designers) and non-artists. What:  Workshop(s) – Two workshops investigating the project content […]

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  • Tomorrow was today. This morning I found some of last week’s thoughts. And though we open TONIGHT! and time is a jetplane, I’m still crawling around on hands and feet. So here they are, last weeks thoughts, still fresh:   “A major chance operation crept into the show. Stormed in, I should say, with muddy, bloody, […]

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