• When I dance… Nadhi: “I can feel a deep love for God and an emotional connection to human-kind. Particularly when I perform, that connection can be so strong, that I forget where I am and who is watching. I find that I keep dancing to chase those moments. Sophia: “Dancing excites me, challenges me, moves […]

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  •   Scientific American, 14 June 2007 Emmett and Otto Ramstad present a fascinating glimpse into the diversity of biology. They are rhizozygotic twins. Rhizozygotic twins are an extremely rare form of multiple birth, enabled by the wonders of assisted reproductive technology. On September 20 1975, an egg, or blastocyst, was harvested from the Ramstad twins’ […]

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  • Sitting at the window, I repeat to myself: the project is to grapple with my inability to comprehend or speak about my world. From my castle, my ivory tower, my highest, whitest horse, I can read all about it — 87 are dead in Aleppo, 26 in Connecticut— all safely within view, and unreachable.  Next to […]

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  • We are winding our way towards opening night this week. What started out as a conversation with my mother about our gumbo tradition many years ago, has become this little monster of a dance theater piece that has forever changed my life and how I think about food. With this incarnation of Our Daily Bread […]

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  • Here are a few pics of our cast working on Homo File in rehearsal. Ned Brauer and Michael Soldier rehearsing for the Dr. Kinsey and Sam Steward scene at Kinetic Arts center. Ned and Michael working with the amazing Emily Park at Kinetic Arts. See more on our little promo video of the show here: […]

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  • There’s an interesting feeling you get when you embark on something that’s bigger than yourself. Maybe you’re a bit nervous. You spend your time prepping by biting your nails and over thinking. You get a bit anxious. You repeatedly scratch at the same spot on your forearm, thinking, “my forearm doesn’t even itch.” You laugh […]

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  • For next week’s performances of “Sunk in Sleep,” cast members were asked to write freely (for at least 15-30 minutes) using subject matter and phrase material as impetus. The following are two examples of what bubbled up.   Roche Janken: “oceans. you—adrift for days on these oceans, waiting for help, waiting for the sight of a […]

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  • Reading Gemma’s post about a European’s impression of the US, I immediately thought of Jean Baudrillard’s book “America.” Here are some gems from my well-underlined, college copy: “This (The United States) is the only country which gives you the opportunity to be so brutally naïve: things, faces, skies, and deserts are expected to be simply […]

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