Chorus

Track: “Married Life” from UP [Three animals enter the space, curious and cautious of each other. They attempt to jump in unison, finally succeeding. They join hands, lean out, and spin, looking up. They tear apart from each other and lie on the ground, staring at the

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Mythologies

Alarm bit Jake reads Missy’s Instagram post Missy: So before I start I’ll just say I haven’t one this whole “talking for a minute thing” yet, so bare with me. One of my favorite things about being here so far has been the little family breakfasts we

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Learning How to Trust

composition from Gracie Brakeman and Alicia Nelson   Note from Gracie and Alicia: Our background music is 7 Hours with a Backseat Driver by Gotye. In the piece, Alicia says “embros” (I don’t know how to spell that in Greek, sorry). She also says a sentence about her

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Celebration

Fernando stands facing the mountains at the edge of the space. The audience watch his back from afar. He turns.  FERNANDO: I have thoughts about the future. And it is beautiful. I would love to have enough English to tell you, that’s why… Se impone una explosión

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Floating

Rose and Sybil: Bodies float in the salty sea Ryan: Something stops me. Rose: Inhale. Sybil: Exhale. Rose: Open. Sybil: Close. Ryan: Relax. Sybil: Balance. Rose: Trust. Ryan: Places like this shouldn’t be easy to get to. All: Inhale, exhale, open, close. Sybil: Memory is time folding

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Papingo 2016 – A Welcome

Throughout the summer, we experience many significant events that range in size and scope. This year’s blog allows our apprentices the space and the time to invest in these moments and to see how they influence their work as theater practitioners. The compositions that follow focus on a singular event from

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Stars

I sit and write my final blog post after we’ve finished up final presentations outside Giorgos’ (where I’ve made my home the last month) with a cat in my lap. And I’m feeling a lot of different things right now. In our last few days here in

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Mountain Series

  – Karen

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λες και είναι μαγικό [it’s like magic]

One thing I know: I haven’t seen Kosmos in a couple of days One thing I don’t: how long a day lasts One question I have: what is the policy surrounding adopting a stray Greek dog from the mountains of Papingo and taking him home with me?

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Rock, Rock, Rock-smiles

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