All posts tagged Heather Cohn

Flux Sunday, June 6th

(What is Flux Sunday?) We’re back! After Jacob’s House and a weekend of rest, we returned to our weekly workshop series, Flux Sundays. After our wonderful residency at the now defunct NYR Studios, where we happily spread out our many scenes, we return to a more nomadic life, and to lesser incarnation of table reads….

Flux Sunday, January 24th

(What is Flux Sunday?) Playwrights: Johnna Adams (The Anguishers) , Mary Fengar Gael (The Gallerist), Kitty Lindsay (The Pipe Cleaner), Isaiah Tanenbaum (The Transendental Etudes) Directors: Heather Cohn, KL, August Schulenburg, Christina Shipp Actors: Becky Kelly, Ryan Andes, Richard Watson, Ingrid Nordstrom, Brian Pracht, Gretchen Poulos, Nancy Franklin, Anthony Wills Jr, Alisha Spielmann, Ken Glickfeld,…

Congratulations to Epic Theatre Ensemble

A special congratulations to Epic for winning the 2009 COMING UP TALLER AWARD presented by the PRESIDENT’S COMMITTEE on the ARTS and the HUMANITIES for our SHAKESPEARE REMIX program. This prestigious award recognizes and supports outstanding after-school arts and humanities programs for children, especially those with great potential, but limited outlets for creative expression. Our…

H and K and the FA

Fractured Atlas’ Emily Bowles interviewed our Kelly O’Donnell about Flux – check out the interview here. I’m especially psyched with how clearly Kelly outlined our development/ audience engagement programs. And then our Heather Cohn, along with Fratcured Atlas’ visionary founder Adam Forest Huttler, participated in the 4th day of Grant Makers In The Arts Conference,…

Flux Sunday, September 20th

Our first Flux Sunday at NYR Studios, where Flux is a resident company, was everything we’d been hoping for. We had room to move! Each of our three scenes had a comfortable space to work in, and the results were undeniable. There was a burst of energy and productivity that has me hoping this relationship…

Two Bits from Crain’s

Two interesting theatre stories from Crain’s New York Business – 1.) a look at how an increase in ticket sales for Off-Broadway shows is helping make up for the drop in donations; And 2.) an article on Leonard Jacobs’ new business model for his blog, The Clyde Fitch Report. For #1, it’s great to see…

Channeling at Battle of the Bards

SO! The play is written, the cast is smoking, and rehearsals have begun… but due to the competitive nature of the event, we must get Cheney-style with the specifics of plot. All I will say is William H. Macy has chosen a good prop, and we are running with it. The short play is written…

Other Bodies Post Mortem

So busy have we been with our retreat and prepping for our trilogy, that we never had a chance to properly blog about the process of Other Bodies. Here is a brief round-up: The most exciting news we’ve already mentioned: director Heather Cohn’s FringeNYC Award! But there was much else to be proud of and…

Heather Cohn wins FringeNYC Award for Other Bodies direction!

Great news, Fluxers! Other Bodies director Heather Cohn just won a FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for her direction, and we’re all excited and proud. This was a difficult play, but Heather found passion, clarity and a beautiful theatricality in spite of the challenges. Hip hip hooray and huzzah! There is much more to say about…

Other Bodies at FringeNYC

“How like a lover, the body promises and gives, and promises and gives, and then watches each gift go…”“My body is not my body. My voice is not my voice.”(Photo: Isaiah Tannenbaum, Terry: Vince Nappo, Time et. al: Christina Shipp) Flux’s Season of Transformation continues with Other Bodies, a fever dream of a play following…

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