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Current Projects

COMMON CIRCUS

2021-Present

Common Circus is just that—a spectacular exploration of the mundane. It’s also a community tool to encourage conversation, a device for self-reflection, and a path to developing empathy.

Common Circus, currently exists as a 60 minute physical theatre piece that utilizes devised text, dance, action theatre, sport, spoken word, and comedy to examine our daily norms, from folding

laundry, to making coffee, to nighttime existential dread. Picture the parkour equivalent of an 18 step toddler bedtime ritual, completing common household chores as high-stake sport in a theatre space, and a comedic round table discussion of workplace “norms” as a group of gig workers encourages an audience to play “Never Have I Ever… (at work)”.

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AWARDS, SUPPORT, FUNDING

  • The Boston Foundation’s LAB Fund (2022-2023)

  • Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Innovation Fund (2022-2023)

  • Boston Dancemakers’ Residency (2021-2022) - Resident Artist at the Boston Center for the Arts

  • NEFA’s New England Dance Fund (2021-2022)

PRESS

PREVIOUS SHOWINGS

Progress Showings:

  • Boston Center for the Arts, 2022

Accessible Digital Showings:

  • Providence Fringe Festival (2023)

Walking Tours & Pop Up Performances:

  • Roslindale Village (Boston) 2023

Contradictions + Casual Self Loathing

2018-Present

Everyone’s got baggage—mortifications that will haunt us forever, a regrettable high school look, that hug that turned out to be a handshake, the time we self-censored and didn’t say something, the time something beyond our control made us feel like absolute shit. Contradictions + Casual Self Loathing is a glimpse through the many transparencies of life experience, specifically the female experience. How can we celebrate discomfort, awkwardness, the things that push us and the things we don’t like about ourselves?

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AWARDS, SUPPORT, FUNDING

  • Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Fellowship

  • NEFA’s New England Dance Fund

  • The Dance Complex’s CATALYSTS residency program

  • The Boston Foundation’s LAB Fund (2020-2021)

  • Dedham Cultural Council

  • Boston Cultural Council

  • Reopen Creative Boston (Boston Cultural Council)

  • The Krolak/Ries Fund

PREVIOUS SHOWINGS

Progress Showings:

  • Endicott College 2018

  • Multicultural Arts Center (Cambridge) 2019

  • Dance Complex's CATALYSTS Residency Showcase 2020

Debut:

  • Mother Brook Arts & Community Center 2021

What's on the Line...

2021-Present

What’s on the Line… is a participatory public art piece that calls attention to the shame women carry. Populated by words typically used towards and about women, the work presents the idea that our vernacular and social norms provide permission to make outward snap judgements, which undermine security and make an entire gender of people feel “less than”. When inhabited by performers and light, the work also circles around themes of domestic labor, identity existing in layers, and transparency.

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AWARDS, SUPPORT, FUNDING

  • The Boston Foundation

  • New England Foundation for the Arts' Public Art Learning Fund

  • Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture

  • Dedham Cultural Councils

PRESS

PREVIOUS SHOWINGS

Boston Public Library

Hyde Park Branch

2023

Complex @ Canal Atrium Gallery

Kendall Square, Cambridge

August & September, 2022

 

Bellforge Arts Center

Medfield MA

July 2022

 

Mother Brook Arts & Community Center, Dedham MA

November 2021

Past Projects

Coming Soon

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