Workshop TWO with cullen+them on April 8th

poster for workshop TWO

Workshop TWO will be a guided practice in empathetic communication. We believe that the ability to express compassion and empathy to others, starts with providing that for yourself. We will use meditation, vocal practice, movement improvisation, dialogue, and storytelling to relate to ourselves and each other. TWO is about building community and learning more about the other people in the …

Audition for YDC on April 20th!

YDC audition poster

young dance collective is looking for dancers to participate in the company’s newest project. We will be hosting an audition on Thursday April 20th 5-6:30pm at Gus Solomons Jr. Studio 889 Broadway, New York, NY 10011 #4a. Email hannah@cullenandthem.org to sign up and for more information.

SPRING MESSAROUND

ad for messaround

SPRING MESSAROUND   If we’re going to understand each other, we have to be willing to get messy. MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY. cullen+them’s first ever seasonal messaround. We hope you will join us. Come willing to be wrong, to be hopeful, to change (and to climb three flights of stairs, change takes a little effort). Monday May 1st, 2017 167 Canal …

How to contribute:

If you’d like to contribute to On being them? please email your post to to hannah@cullenandthem.org with “Submissions” written in the subject box. This is a place to share your experience, learn from each other, and think critically about how we move away from the paradigm of categorization. I hope On being them? will become an active dialogue and a resource for creating community and …

Call for Submissions

empty dance floor

On occasion, cullen+them will call for submissions to participate in our events. There are currently no calls for submissions. Please sign up for our newsletter and we’ll keep you informed!

Open Classes

a lesson with Kim

cullen+them will be offering open classes for young people in the fall. Please sign up for our newsletter and we’ll keep you informed!

On being them.

c+t being themselves.

I have been thinking about how we use the word “them.” How we use it to describe anyone different, in some way, than us. I am wondering if the language we use to discuss impasse can be less divisive. When we place ourselves into opposing groups we isolate ourselves from what we don’t know and don’t like. Regardless if these …

Youth Summer Workshop

summer workshop in action

Based around the education model of Young Dance Collective, young people will spend a week creating a collaborative performance about a topic of their choosing. This summer workshop will consist of conversations, museum visits, composition classes, yoga and dance technique and creative writing. Email engage@cullenandthem.org for more information and to register.