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I had the opportunity to chat with the current cohort of graduate students in the European Devised Performance Practice program (shortened to EDPP for obvious reasons) about their experiences. For context, the EDPP MFA program is two years in length. The first year takes place in Berlin, Germany studying at arthaus.berlin. Students then return to Chicago for their final year of study on Columbia’s campus. I asked some of the cohort a few questions about the program to give you all the inside scoop! Check it out below:
After hundreds of collective hours of rehearsing, writing, memorizing, moving, trashing drafts of our shows, rewriting, memorizing again, designing, and performing…we did it
One of the most common questions I get from applicants of the EDPP MFA is:
“What are alumni of your program doing today?”
To which I res..
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Have you ever failed as an artist? Haven’t we all? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ – On May 2nd, we are kicking off our Third Mask Festival with “All my Little Words”. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Be ready to explore concepts of artistic failure and success through not only personal narrative and movement, but within an interactive environment. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Creator/Performer: @ashley_m_hollingshead Chicago based director, performer and producer. Half of the queer perfromance duo ‘Current Biograpghy’ and co-founder of Portland’s working theatre collective. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #chicagotheatre #devisedtheatre #theatrefestival #chicago #cyot #columbiacollegechicago #thirdmaskfestival #thirdmask #theatre #artisticfailure #success #performance #currentbiography #originalperformance #worldpremiere
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