Past Projects

WITKACY / Two-Headed Calf

A company of Polish and CalArts artists explore Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz's work against the endless and wild California nature. US Premiere, October 18-25, 2019 at REDCAT.

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Teatr Studio Residency + Festival

CNP and Teatr Studio launch an interdisciplinary project in Warsaw, Poland combining theater, visual arts and contemporary music, implemented in collaboration by CalArts and STUDIO artists.

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The Carolyn Bryant Project

Historical transcripts, video imagery, and re-imagined encounters examine the exclusive exchange between Carolyn Bryant and Emmitt Till in Mississippi in 1955.

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Residency: Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol

Mexican performance group Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol returns to CalArts to develop their latest work, El Camino Donde Nosotros Lloramos, which investigates the migration of the people from the Mixtec Region in Oaxaca to the state of California.

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Residency: Phantom Limb

New York-based puppetry company Phantom Limb will be inn residence to develop Falling Out, the final installment of their performance trilogy examining our current climate crisis.

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Residency: Poor Dog Group

CalArts hosts Poor Dog Group for a multi-week technical residency to complete their newest work, Group Therapy, in advance of their world premiere in January 2018.

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The Hendrix Project

A bold new work that channels Jimi Hendrix's 1969 New Year’s Eve concert New York City’s Fillmore East Auditorium. Conceived and Directed by Roger Guenveur Smith.

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Fore!

An international collaboration between French and American artists exploring nation, culture, and identity. Tickets now on sale for the European world premiere and tour. Written by Aleshea Harris and directed by Arnaud Meunier.

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AIR: Try / Step / Trip

A workshop residency to develop Brathwaite’s play Try/Step/Trip which examines the (mis)placement of young Black men in a rite of passage through the criminal justice system.

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