SenseAbility Opens September 29

SenseAbility opens at Open Eye Figure Theatre this Friday September 29, and we’re excited to share this work with you. This post includes links to an article about the show in American Jewish World, a profile about Craig Harris and the artistic catalysts for his work and this show, and information about tickets and parking. I hope you’ll be able to join us for the show!

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Open Eye Figure Theatre Presents Craig Harris’ “SenseAbility”

Open Eye Figure Theatre presents Craig Harris’ latest multimedia dramatic work – “SenseAbility” – to the Open Eye stage September 29, 30 and October 1, 2017. “SenseAbility” explores how our personal experiences and cultural narratives help us navigate our ongoing struggle to make the world a better place.

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This weekend: Off-Leash Area’s show “Dancing on the Belly of the Beast”

Off-Leash Area’s latest main stage show “Dancing on the Belly of the Beast” appears this weekend at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis, and I’m honored to have been collaborating on this production. I wrote the music, and will perform live at the show. This has been an intense and probing experience for all of us, one that truly honors the depth and significance of the enormous transition into adult orphanhood. I hope you’ll take this opportunity to join us for the show.

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Contemplating Bethlehem: Installment 2

Installment 2 of “Contemplating Bethlehem – Light Without; Light Within” explores life in Dheisheh Refugee Camp in Bethlehem, my daughter Maya’s pre-wedding celebrations, the rationing of electricity by the Israelis, and tensions surrounding the ongoing building of settlements in the West Bank.

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Contemplating Bethlehem

This post launches a series of reflections entitled “Contemplating Bethlehem,” during a month-long stay in the West Bank, Palestine. Here I explore the sights and sounds of the minarets, and examine some of what is lost following the call of modernization.

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Achieving Artistic & Life Balance as Illuminated in The Red Shoes Movie

The challenge of achieving artistic and life balance is illuminated in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1948 film “The Red Shoes”, and highlighted in my collaboration with dance theater company Ballet of the Dolls’ 2001 and 2002 productions of “The Red Shoes”.

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