Month: July 2018

Space Lecture

Night has fallen on the mountain village of Megalo Papingo. The quiet village is drawn to the hustle of the church square where Nikos Matsopoulos

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The Morning Walk

Each morning I awake and walk through the clouds. We have a thirty-minute walk down the mountain to Megalo for rehearsal, a trek we make

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Shira’s Workshop

In Shira’s workshop today, we focused on the script of The Life of Galileo and started to interpret what kinds of questions we wanted to

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House Dinners

She apologies for it sometimes. The baby. It’s nearly midnight and upon approaching the blue gate—the last house on the hill—voices begin to hush. By

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Mindfulness

“The art of being present” It’s one of the lessons Ianthe and One Year Lease is really instilling in us. Everyday, we do mindful meditation;

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Week One Workshare

For those of us not yet assigned a group composition, week one’s Workshare was uncharted territory. While many of us have experience devising in a

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The Panigiri

You could feel a shift in the village air in the days leading up to the festival: a slight bustling energy that differed from the

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Clowning with Richard

Walking into our first Clowning workshop with Richard, I had no idea what to expect. I could feel a nervous energy circulating the church square,

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First Week of Classes

Our first week of rehearsals at Papigo, we have had the privilege to work with Adrienne Kapstein: a professor from PACE University who specializes in

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Welcome to Papingo

Papingo is a world unto its own. As our bus rounded the hairpin corners, we watched the landscape of our home for the next month

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Hike Through Vikos Gorge

For several years, I have fully believed in salt water as a cure-all. There’s nothing that can’t be fixed by tears, sweat, and/or the sea.

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