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Flux Retreat Day Five

Flux Retreat Day Five

(Photo and post by August Schulenburg.) Our second full day of play development programming featured the second and third acts of Jason Tseng’s Outbreak, Kevin R. Free’s FluxForward play Anatomical Lewis, Nandita Sheony’s Rescued by a Coquette and my play KD and The Band. We managed this abundance of plays by reading the Jason’s pages…

Flux Retreat Day Four

Flux Retreat Day Four

(Post and photo by August Schulenburg.) I shared this photo first because it best expresses my perspective on much of the Flux Retreat proceedings…balancing parenthood and theatre is fun (and really hard) ((but worth it)). But enough about my inquisitive daughter, because day four was our first full day of play development programming! After some…

Flux Retreat Day Three

Flux Retreat Day Three

(Photo by Alisha Spielmann. Post by August Schulenburg.) Day Three of the Flux Retreat ended in celebratory fashion with a riotously funny reading of Becky Byers new web series, Whispers of Light.  A comic romp with an undercurrent of loss set in the worlds (plural intended) of Dungeons and Dragons, Whispers of Light began the second phase of…

Congrats, Becky! (And Retreat Day Two)

Congrats, Becky! (And Retreat Day Two)

(Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum. Pictured: Becky Byers, Will Lowry. Post by August Schulenburg.) Before we can say anything about Day Two of the Retreat, we have to dance the happy dance in celebration of Creative Partner Becky Byers’ IT Award Nomination for Belle in Once Upon A Bride There Was A Forest. We share this iconic…

2015 Retreat Day One

2015 Retreat Day One

(Photo and post by August Schulenburg.) Well, the first day of the 2015 Flux Retreat did not lack for substantive, inspiring and exhausting debate. I’m proud of how we got to the root of things and had some hard but necessary conversations, and though the day was not without it’s mistakes, we ended on a…

Pre-Retreat Meeting, #2

Pre-Retreat Meeting, #2

(Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum, drawing by Will Lowry, post by August Schulenburg.) After a great first Pre-Retreat Meeting, we connected again to further discuss key issues with the full Creative Partnership (a few folks aren’t able to be there) and to prepare logistically for the Retreat. I was on Google Hangout while watching Mercena, which…

Flux Sunday, 7/12/15

(Flux Sundays are for kissing. Post and iPhone photo by August Schulenburg.) After a Flux Tuesday focused on FluxForward playwright Kevin R. Free and Adam Szymkowicz, Flux Sunday returned to its regular day and usual ways. One thing we’ll be focusing on the Retreat (only a few days away) we’ll be how the more formally…

Flux Pre-Retreat Meeting; or, of Budgets and Strategies

Flux Pre-Retreat Meeting; or, of Budgets and Strategies

(Photo by Kia Rogers. Pictured in full human form: Kelly O’Donnell, August Schulenburg, Chinaza Uche. Pictured in small yet present digital form: Heather Cohn, Sol Crespo, Rachael Hip-Flores, Becky Byers, Will Lowry, Alisha Spielmann, Isaiah Tanenbaum. Post by August Schulenburg.) Kia’s picture above does a pretty good job of illustrating how our meetings have changed…

Living Ticket, Closing Report (Part 1)

Living Ticket, Closing Report (Part 1)

(Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum. Post by August Schulenburg. Read more about the Living Ticket and Open Book programs.) First, thank you to everyone who attended and supported Salvage–it’s thanks to you that this report is going to be largely positive, and we couldn’t be more grateful. This report on the outcomes from the inaugural run of the Living Ticket…

Breathe Free at Judson, Photos

Breathe Free at Judson, Photos

(All photos by Isaiah Tanenbaum. Pictured: Mother of Exiles. Post by August Schulenburg.) From the Creative Partners of Flux and all of us on the Food:Soul committee, thank you to everyone who made Breathe Free possible. A packed house at Judson Memorial Church showed up for free food, poetry, plays, dance and screenplays–even an interactive information circus–all on the…