~spring messaround~

WHAT: Spring Messaround – our one year anniversary of these magical gatherings! WHEN: May 22nd, 7-10pm WHERE: 988 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY We’re back with our second SPRING edition of the Messaround. Let’s gather live to celebrate the creative potential of spring before the heat of summer lays her heavy hand on our heads. Come for an evening of collective …

SUMMER YOUTH INTENSIVES

TWO WEEKS THIS JULY!! cullen+them is hosting two weeks of summer intensives for two different age groups this August! The intensives foster an open, supportive and exciting environment for young people to learn, create and share with each other. We will be working over the course of one week to create a piece on the theme of compromise and negotiation. …

Mark it in Pencil

Mark it in Pencil Show poster

  cullen+them and young dance collective, the two performing ensembles of cullen+them, come together for an evening of inter-generational performance under the direction of Hannah Cullen. In Mark it in Pencil these two ensembles developed work separately and together, collaborating on themes around unity and division. Starting with conflict, Mark it in Pencil aims to outline pathways towards resolution. BACK THIS PROJECT ON KICKSTARTER! …

WINTER MESSAROUND

On THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15th we will come together for the FOURTH seasonal messaround – completing one full cycle! It is the day after Valentines day and in the spirit of setting dates, sweaty hands, and empathetic connection — let’s MESSAROUND (you know what’s better than a date with one? A date with 70). We will gather at SIXTH STREET CENTER …

MESSAROUND: an origin story

I didn’t want to ask for permission anymore to share the work I was creating.  I didn’t want to have to present a finished idea to start receiving feedback. I wanted to go, to be messy, to start sharing now, to listen and to learn from the people who I felt the work was for. “If you want to build empathetic …

She.

Not able to see beauty in the mirror, trapped in scrutiny, she looks and sees nothing. Fluorescent lies to blind, criticisms pushed behind plastic eyes, she tries to hide the natural response. Because what she sees is not like the stuff she sees in magazines – flawless, serene and a man by their side. [sigh] “Why have I not found …

FALL MESSAROUND

WHAT: fall messaround is the 3rd (wowza!) in our seasonal series  WHEN: November 9th 7pm-10pm  WHERE: MX gallery, 167 Canal St.  Fall is a reflective season, an ending and a new beginning as we leave the heat, the play, the freedom of summer and turn more inward. It is a moment to look at how far we’ve come from last autumn, …

cullen+them adult workshops

This October the company will be kicking off a series of monthly workshops based off of the technique Hannah Cullen has been devising with cullen+them. Workshops will include principles of the movement/speech technique, guided improvisation, writing, partnering and group discussion. The goal of the adult workshops is to heighten our awareness of our bodies in relation to others in the …

SUMMER MESSAROUND

SUMMER MESSAROUND comin’ in HOT!  Join us for our second seasonal messaround – summer edition. Live gathering, live music, live performance, mingling, talking, sweating, dancing, learning, etc. etc. …you know the drill… (or if you don’t, you’ll soon find out). WHEN: AUGUST 10th @ 7pm  WHERE: BROOKYLN CYC, 55 Anchorage Place Buy Tickets Here $15  ($10 for kids) – refreshments included …