Masterclass with Artist Jo Kreiter

Creator of The Wait Room by Flyaway Productions

Join artist / activist Jo Kreiter, Artistic Director of Flyaway Productions, for a special dance masterclass on the set of The Wait Room! Coming to the CAC May 27-29, 2022, The Wait Room is an aerial dance work that explores the traumas and challenges faced by women whose families have been fractured by the prison system.

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CAC St. Joseph Street Parking Lot
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Jo Kreiter. Photo by Vincent Tullo for The New York Times

04 The Wait Room Bianca Cabrera Laura Elaine Ellis Mary Starr Hope Sonsherée Giles Clarissa Dyas

The Wait Room, featuring dancers Bianca Cabrera, Laura Elaine, Ellis Mary, Starr Hope, Sonsherée Giles, and Clarissa Dyas

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The Wait Room, featuring dancer Sonsherée Giles

This is a class for the physically willing. Students will learn repertory from Flyaway Productions' new work and will investigate issues of instability, hope, and resistance in physical language, as these states relate to incarceration. The class will take place on the set and apparatus for The Wait Room, located in the CAC's St. Joseph Street parking lot (located at the intersection of St. Joseph and Magazine Streets).

No previous dance experience is required! Space is limited: RSVP while spots last.

In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the CAC's 2nd floor rehearsal studio, and masks will be required to be worn by all attendees.

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Watch: "Decarceration and the Arts" with Jo Kreiter and Guests
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The Wait Room

By Flyaway Productions
Friday May 27 – Sunday May 29, 2022
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Support for The Wait Room

The Wait Room was supported by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project (with lead funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Andrew Mellon Foundation); the Zellerbach Foundation; the NEA; Grants for the Arts; the California Arts Council; Pacific Eagle; and Eaton Workshop.

This presentation of The Wait Room at the CAC, as part of the Inter[SECTOR] program, is supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project (with lead funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew Mellon Foundation).

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
New England Foundation for the Arts
California Arts Council
The Zellerbach Foundation
Eaton Workshop
Pacific Eagle
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Inter[SECTOR] Support

The CAC's Inter[SECTOR] program is made possible with support from:

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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