EDUCATION

In Tandem Arts is dedicated to advancing live performance by creating “experiences” that are engaging, immediate, and direct. All of our work begins with an inquiry into real stories and emphasizes embodied, experiential learning for all ages and abilities. the work we do is experienced in collaborative workshops versus a class/teacher format .

workshops (one day intensives)

Movement Theater

A collaborative workshop setting to locate our position in the movement through movement & storytelling; prioritizes team-building, physicality and voice. Generally 3-6 hours long in a studio setting and registration is required.
(Teens & Adults)

Visiting Artists

Connecting with a master artist that practices as a community-based performing artist. Hosts a variety of mediums: theater, dance, music-making, songwriting, documentary, animation, video art. Generally 3-6 hours long in a variety of settings and registration is required.
(Teens & Adults)

Programs (series of workshops)

Epoch Generation

A collaborative performing arts experience that serves as an excavation of history to generate new narratives. Emphasising music and cultural studies, participants make their own show over several weeks of workshops. Generally runs for 8-10 weeks in a studio setting and registration is required.
(Youth & Teens)

Devised

A collaborative performing arts experience emphasizing relationship-building and ensemble-based work to create an original piece. Prioritizing voice and storytelling, participants make their own show over several weeks of workshops. Generally runs for 8-10 weeks in a studio setting and registration is required.
(Teens & Adults)

Artist-in-Residence

A collaborative performing arts experience emphasizing democratic group process to produce original works in schools and community-settings. Prioritizing team-building and equity, participants make their own show over several weeks of workshops. Generally runs for 5-10 sessions in a community setting, and functions as partnership with the contracting institution.
(Youth, Teens, and/or Adults)

participatory events (all-levels)

Engaged Performance

An advanced collaborative performing arts experience emphasizing ensemble-based creation of an original public performance. Prioritizing community engagement and interdisciplinary work, under direction from ITA artistic staff, participants devise a full-length show over several weeks. Volunteers must audition and sign a letter of understanding that they are committed to the full run.

Climate Act

An all levels participatory public performance of storytelling and short plays that access climate change from a chorus of perspectives. The non-rehearsed performance is coupled with a workshop that serves as a platform for dialogue and grappling with various aspects of the climate crisis. Generally 3-6 hours long in a variety of settings and registration is required.

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WHY WORKSHOPS?

In Tandem Arts is dedicated to advancing live performance, combining  a variety of mediums such as storytelling, theater, dance, music, and street performance. Weaving together interdisciplinary creations, we dabble in media and documentary as well. All of our work begins with an inquiry into “real” stories and uses the fantastic as a tool to unpack what we learn. The workshops are a platform for experimental, experiential learning for all ages.

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