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September 2020

Leaning into the Unknown: An Artist’s Response to COVID-19 Act I

September 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Leaning into the Unknown was a call to NJ-based artists in the performing arts to share work they were creating in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. Six artists were chosen to perform their new works in a FREE two day virtual event. Three artists will perform in Act I on September 19, 2020 and three artists in Act II on September 26, 2020. Link to the event below under "website."                …

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Leaning into the Unknown: An Artist’s Response to COVID-19 Act II

September 26, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Leaning into the Unknown was a call to NJ-based artists in the performing arts to share work they were creating in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic. Six artists were chosen to perform their new works in a FREE two day virtual event. Three artists will perform in Act I on September 19, 2020 and three artists in Act II on September 26, 2020. Link to the event below under “website.”                  …

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October 2020

Improvisation Workshop

October 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Led by Maria Vail
Learn more about improvisation and see participants dive right into improv exercises.

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“Life After the Po”- Theater Alumni Showcase and Panel Discussion #2

October 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Moderated by Terra Vandergaw and Jaquair Gillette ‘07
Invited alumni share work and discuss their perspectives on being professional theater artists in these turbulent times.

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The Diaries of Adam and Eve

October 23, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until October 25, 2020

The Diaries of Adam and Eve
Adapted by Ron Fitzgerald
Directed by Rebecca Glincman
This fresh adaptation of the story by Mark Twain is a hilarious exploration of the relationship between men and women.

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The Diaries of Adam and Eve

October 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until October 25, 2020

The Diaries of Adam and Eve
Adapted by Ron Fitzgerald
Directed by Rebecca Glincman
This fresh adaptation of the story by Mark Twain is a hilarious exploration of the relationship between men and women.

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The Diaries of Adam and Eve

October 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until October 25, 2020

The Diaries of Adam and Eve
Adapted by Ron Fitzgerald
Directed by Rebecca Glincman
This fresh adaptation of the story by Mark Twain is a hilarious exploration of the relationship between men and women.

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The Marple Academy of Dramatic Arts and Investigation

October 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until November 1, 2020

Directed by Dan Ciba
Drawn from writing exercises from the Basic Playwriting class, this virtual escape room will encourage teams of participants to work together to solve puzzles while following an original story.

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The Marple Academy of Dramatic Arts and Investigation

October 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until November 1, 2020

Directed by Dan Ciba
Drawn from writing exercises from the Basic Playwriting class, this virtual escape room will encourage teams of participants to work together to solve puzzles while following an original story.

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November 2020

The Marple Academy of Dramatic Arts and Investigation

November 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until November 1, 2020

Directed by Dan Ciba
Drawn from writing exercises from the Basic Playwriting class, this virtual escape room will encourage teams of participants to work together to solve puzzles while following an original story.

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“Virtual Voices” – An Evening of Solo Performance and Devised Virtual Theater

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

“Virtual Voices” - An Evening of Solo Performance and Devised Virtual Theater

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In Real Life: An Evening with Liz Magic Laser

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Liz Magic Laser is a cutting-edge artist whose career and success should be inspirational for the Ramapo community.  Her performances and video-based installation work has involved collaborations with political strategists, market researchers, journalists, actors, dancers, therapists, surgeons, and motorcycle gang members. Her most recent projects, In Real Life (commissioned by FACT, Liverpool, UK) and Handle / Poignée (commissioned by Centre Pompidou, Paris), explore the efficacy of new age techniques and psychological methods used in both corporate culture and political movements.…

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Baltimore

November 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Lisa Strum
Sharp, funny, and searing, Baltimore is a timely drama about racism on college campuses.

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Baltimore

November 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Lisa Strum
Sharp, funny, and searing, Baltimore is a timely drama about racism on college campuses.

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Baltimore

November 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Lisa Strum
Sharp, funny, and searing, Baltimore is a timely drama about racism on college campuses.

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December 2020

Basic Directing Final Scenes

December 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Scenes directed by the Basic Directing class

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Made In Jersey: Elizabeth Walsh

December 10, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Made in Jersey will feature a series of New Jersey based performing artists sharing new works-in- progress. After each broadcast, audiences will be able to join the artist in a live chat where they can ask questions. Microtonal musician, Elizabeth Walsh presents her multi-disciplinary work “Dream Window” using video projection, spoken word and percussive instruments. In this piece, Walsh revisits a work from 2010: “Dream Window” where she looked at dreams as experienced by several different people. Now, ten years…

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February 2021

Faculty Film Series- “Loyalty Code”- Kelly Dolak

February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Loyalty Code is an inquiry into our universal struggles between loyalty and doing what’s right. The feature documentary provides an inside look at the Penn State family and the lengths they go to protect their family, preserve their traditions, and restore the legacy of football coach Joe Paterno. Four Penn State students with clashing perspectives on loyalty and belonging navigate us through the moral codes of loyalty, morality, and self-interest. This film will make you rethink loyalty. Kelly Dolak is a…

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Broadway Visiting Artists

February 5, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A panel of Broadway professionals will discuss developing new works for digital platforms.  The panel includes director/choreographer Luis Salgado (Cirque de Soleil, In the Heights) , playwright Eric Ulloa  and actress Leah Hoffman. Registration Below!

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Made in Jersey: Michelle Myers

February 11, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Made in Jersey will feature a series of New Jersey based performing artists sharing new works-in- progress. After each broadcast, audiences will be able to join the artist in a live chat where they can ask questions.   In her performance memoir “Mudang Magic,” Michelle Myers explores how words can hang onto grief and how memory can create a landscape of both loss and healing.   The vulnerability of her storytelling and performance allows Myers to meditate on the entwining…

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Faculty Film Series- “Days of Atonement” Shalom Gorewitz and Darryll Rudy

February 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Warning:  This film contains profane language, reference to marijuana (legal for personal use in the state of Vermont), and descriptions of violence. A docudrama about a convicted murderer, released from prison because he is dying of cancer.  During his remaining time his mission is to make amends with some of the people he hurt, including the sister of the man he murdered.  She demands $5000 to see him.  His former cellmate offers him one more job to raise the money. This…

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Life After the Po: Alumni Creative Conversations

February 19, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Co hosts Terra Vandergaw and Jaquair Gillette talk shop with Theater alums Kevin Sebastian, LJ Hickmon, Josh Ritter and Jackie Byrne. Registration Link Below! Register Here

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Faculty Film Series- “Blue Hole” Neel Scott

February 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

"Blue Hole"- Four teenagers on a summer afternoon hike discover a secret hidden away for many years. Along the way, they are forced to examine their own lives, as well as face the realities of death and the impressions that one leaves behind.  Neel Scott is an Associate Professor of Digital Filmmaking at Ramapo College and a director, editor, and sound designer whose films have played at over 50 international film festivals. His credits include Coming Closer (director, Berlin Film Festival),…

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March 2021

Thomas Edison Film Festival

March 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 10, 2021

                    On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and March 10, 2021 the Berrie Center for the Performing & Visual Arts at Ramapo College is pleased to host a virtual custom-curated program featuring animated selections from the Thomas Edison Film Festival 40th anniversary season.  Following the two days of viewing, Festival Director Jane Steuerwald will lead a Zoom talk about the films at 6:00 p.m. on March 10 including Professor Ann LePore…

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Thomas Edison Film Festival

March 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 10, 2021

                    On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and March 10, 2021 the Berrie Center for the Performing & Visual Arts at Ramapo College is pleased to host a virtual custom-curated program featuring animated selections from the Thomas Edison Film Festival 40th anniversary season.  Following the two days of viewing, Festival Director Jane Steuerwald will lead a Zoom talk about the films at 6:00 p.m. on March 10 including Professor Ann LePore…

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Stop Kiss

March 19, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison “A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and gradual, that lives can change irrevocably,” says Variety. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss is a modern tale of cosmopolitan obscurity and of finding love where you least expect it. It is an unabashed look at struggles of sexual identity and longings for connection as it shines a light on themes of assault and homophobia. Watch it on YouTube at Showtime!

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Stop Kiss

March 20, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison “A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and gradual, that lives can change irrevocably,” says Variety. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss is a modern tale of cosmopolitan obscurity and of finding love where you least expect it. It is an unabashed look at struggles of sexual identity and longings for connection as it shines a light on themes of assault and homophobia. Watch it on YouTube at Showtime!

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Stop Kiss

March 21, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison “A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and gradual, that lives can change irrevocably,” says Variety. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss is a modern tale of cosmopolitan obscurity and of finding love where you least expect it. It is an unabashed look at struggles of sexual identity and longings for connection as it shines a light on themes of assault and homophobia. Watch it on YouTube at Showtime!

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April 2021

Horsedreams

April 16, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HORSEDREAMS by Dael Orlandersmith Is an unsparingly honest play that chronicles a family’s disintegration from drug addiction.  Presented in first-person narrative, HORSEDREAMS depicts the disparate impact of addiction and the drug trade on the white and black communities.  Emotionally impactful while lyrical and poetic, Orlandersmith’s beautiful prose takes us on an unforgettable ride. Directed by Maria Vail View the Performance Here on April 16 at 8:00pm

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Horsedreams

April 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HORSEDREAMS by Dael Orlandersmith Is an unsparingly honest play that chronicles a family’s disintegration from drug addiction.  Presented in first-person narrative, HORSEDREAMS depicts the disparate impact of addiction and the drug trade on the white and black communities.  Emotionally impactful while lyrical and poetic, Orlandersmith’s beautiful prose takes us on an unforgettable ride. Directed by Maria Vail View the Performance Here on April 17 at 8:00pm

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Horsedreams

April 18, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HORSEDREAMS by Dael Orlandersmith Is an unsparingly honest play that chronicles a family’s disintegration from drug addiction.  Presented in first-person narrative, HORSEDREAMS depicts the disparate impact of addiction and the drug trade on the white and black communities.  Emotionally impactful while lyrical and poetic, Orlandersmith’s beautiful prose takes us on an unforgettable ride. Directed by Maria Vail View the Performance Here on April 18 at 8:00pm

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Shakespeare Ramapo

April 21, 2021 @ 11:30 am

INTERMEDIATE ACTING: HAMLET EXPLORATION Welcome to Elsinore! Indecision, intrigue and passion abound as students of Intermediate Acting perform soliloquys, monologues and scene readings from Hamlet. Click Here to Register!

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Shakespeare at Ramapo

April 22, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

VOICE AND MOVEMENT: SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS Celebrate Earth Day AND Shakespeare Day by diving into Shakespeare’s poetry! Join students in Voice and Movement as they explore the Sonnets through performance! Click Here to Register!

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Shakespeare at Ramapo

April 22, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:55 pm

ACTING FOR NON-MAJORS: SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP Brush up your Shakespeare in this fun and interactive workshop with students in Acting for Non Majors! Wake up your imagination and feel more at ease with the Bard! No experience necessary! Click Here to Register!

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Shakespeare at Ramapo

April 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ADVANCED DIRECTING: SHAKESPEARE SCENES Our Advanced Directing students, working with students from Stage Management, tackle Shakespeare scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Kat Ceberio), The Taming of the Shrew (Grace Diaz) and Romeo and Juliet (Kate Gavin). Great art often comes from working within limitations – of space, of resources, of societies and cultures. Come see how Shakespeare lives on through the inspiring limitations of our 21st century mediated presentations. Click Here to Watch the Performance 

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Shakespeare at Ramapo

April 24, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ADVANCED DIRECTING: SHAKESPEARE SCENES Our Advanced Directing students, working with students from Stage Management, tackle Shakespeare scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Kat Ceberio), The Taming of the Shrew (Grace Diaz) and Romeo and Juliet (Kate Gavin). Great art often comes from working within limitations – of space, of resources, of societies and cultures. Come see how Shakespeare lives on through the inspiring limitations of our 21st century mediated presentations. Click Here to Watch the Performance!

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Dead Bodies Among Us: Freedom Epistemologies and Contemporary Haitian Art

April 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

An online talk by Dr. Jerry Philogene View the Online Lecture Here on April 27th   

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Made in Jersey: Kyle Marshall

April 29, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Made in Jersey will feature a series of New Jersey based performing artists sharing new works-in- progress. After each broadcast, audiences will be able to join the artist in a live chat where they can ask questions. Kyle Marshall is a choreographer, performer and teaching artist. He recently received the 2020 Dance Magazine Harkness Promise Award and a NY “Bessie” Award nomination for the production “Colored”. His dance company, Kyle Marshall Choreography (KMC) sees the dancing body as a container…

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May 2021

Made in Jersey: Alexa Marino

May 13, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

https://youtu.be/BrETacxLk3U Made in Jersey will feature a series of New Jersey based performing artists sharing new works-in- progress. After each broadcast, audiences will be able to join the artist in a live chat where they can ask questions. “LAID BARE” is a vivid debut album that brings all to attention in a captivating narrative of love and loss, hope and restlessness, beauty and pain. Each song unfolds with more raw intensity than the last, with powerful lyrics and a strong,…

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June 2021

Ryan & Ryan- Kickin’ the Clouds Away

June 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

In celebration of Juneteenth father and son piano duo Ryan & Ryan present Kickin’ the Clouds Away June 17-23, 2021.  Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. Ryan & Ryan will be performing their Kicking the Clouds Away concert featuring some of the world’s best piano music including jazz, ragtime, classical, and gospel.  Joining Ryan & Ryan for a special pre-concert chat will be Berrie Center director Lisa Campbell. Ryan & Ryan is made possible through a generous…

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DIAVOLO

June 24, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

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This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 25, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 26, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 27, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 28, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 29, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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DIAVOLO

June 30, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines dance film featuring DIAVOLO Architecture in Motion June 24-30, 2021. Free, but patrons must register to receive the link. This is Me: Letters from the Front Lines explores how the current climate of isolation has encouraged us to look within ourselves. Directed and choreographed by Jacques Heim, This is Me follows the paths of military veterans and first responders as they share what it means to be a true warrior - to…

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