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, …

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 …

Theater of the Resist

cullen+them will be performing on Saturday June 24th in a summer series hosted by MetLiveArts called Theater of the Resist. We will be performing an excerpt of our current work in process titled Evidently, we were not listening. About the series: “MetLiveArts in collaboration with media and culture writer Kali Holloway presents an eight-week summer series of edgy, timely, and …

Summer Youth Intensive

cullen+them will host a week-long summer intensive for young people that includes movement technique, composition, improvisation, writing, and field trips! Participants will engage in an exciting creative process exploring a specific topic to be announced Spring 2018. The week will culminate in a performance that they choreograph collaboratively. We will be using the chosen topic as an entry point into group discussion, …

SPRING MESSAROUND GALLERY

SPRING MESSAROUND WAS  A BLAST! We can’t wait to get messy again with you in August. Stay tuned for the announcement of our Summer MESSAROUND date and location. There will be new performance, new music, and the same great energy.

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 7:00 pm …

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!

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 …