The Center for Global Culture and Communication and the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University invite applications from graduate students (MA, MFA, and/or PhD-track) and recent graduates for a 5-day institute exploring performance as creative research. This institute will engage the principles of SoulWork* to explore the sociocultural power of “Ritual, Repetition, and Rehearsal” as ongoing (vs. product-driven) studio practices alongside a range theories and methodologies for creating performance and cultivating community. The Institute will engage the question: How can ritual, repetition and rehearsal deepen the connection between creative impulse and social-consciousness for performing artists** and performance practitioners*** interested in inclusion, equity and justice? Each day participants will work with distinguished artist-scholars and culture workers in a practice-based workshop format.
CONVENER: Cristal Chanelle Truscott, PhD || Northwestern University
APPLICATION DUE >> FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022
Notification of Acceptance >> Monday, June 13, 2022