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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - What's Waiting?

Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:49am


When I was in college, three Tibetan monks arrived on campus to create a sand mandala. They worked nonstop for a week in the library atrium with precision and devotion, creating an intricate and colorful design like nothing I’d ever seen. Then they said a prayer and swept it all away. I struggled to understand the meaning of it, then.

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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way Through the Lobby

Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:08am

At Lobby Talks, post-performance. 

 

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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - Getting Naked

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:11am

45 minutes into Adapt!, I make my entrance by getting rolled onstage in a bathtub. I take a bubble bath for a bit, then get out, dry myself off, get dressed. It’s the first time I’ve ever been naked onstage. But it’s not the moment in Adapt! when I feel the most exposed.

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Portrait of David U’Prichard - from Portraits of People on the Move

Posted Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:01am

“At New Year 1972 … we’re driving through the night in this big, old car and listening to AM radio. I still remember the station call letters, WLW Cincinnati, WLS Chicago. That you could go for hundreds of miles traveling long, long straight roads, Interstate 70. I’d never seen a road that goes on for a thousand miles. And I’m thinking, “Oh boy, this is America” and it was all the little kid’s fantasies of the space and the distance.”
 

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Journey through the Creation of Adapt! - Aneta and Lenka: Adapting to America, Routine, and Hot Dogs

Posted Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 3:17pm

If you’ve seen Adapt!, you’ve met Aneta Kernova. She plays the title role of young Lenka, a refugee from Czechoslovakia who’s making her way to America. 

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