SHORE is the third in a trilogy of works that began with the New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" award-winning The Thank-you Bar and continued with the ten-city tour of Niicugni.
SHORE expands beyond the theater into the world. Over the course of a week, SHORE includes four equal parts: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism) in partnership with community organizations; STORY (a curated reading); PERFORMANCE that begins outdoors and moves into a theater; and a festive, culminating potluck FEAST to which participants bring the stories and recipes of the dishes they bring to share.
"I embrace SHORE’s humble directives—take action; listen to one another’s stories; open your heart to dreams, dance, and song; feed one another; come together and celebrate—practice being in community." - Eleanor Savage, SHORE Essay
SHORE comes to Homer, Alaska June 9-13 at the Bunnell Arts Center. In Homer, SHORE will begin with a reading from local writers and continue with an action along Woodard Creek. SHORE performance will begin on Tuggeght (Bishop’s Beach), moving into Bunnell Arts Center. SHORE will culminate in a festive potluck feast at Tuggeght (Bishop’s Beach Park). Join us!
Tuesday, June 9 7:30pm
Bunnell Arts Center
Local authors and their Stories. Stories. Stories. Let’s listen. Curated by Emily Johnson, featuring Carol Ford, Jo Going, Ain Gordon, Emily Johnson, Skywalker Payne.
SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism)
Thursday, June 11 12pm
Join us to walk along Woodard Creek. We will spend time following the path of the water, creating markers in the places it has been hidden.
Friday, June 12 5:30pm
We will begin on Tuggeght (Bishop’s Beach) and move together to Bunnell Arts Center. SHORE: PERFORMANCE features Aretha Aoki, Emily Johnson, Krista Langberg. Directed by Ain Gordon.
SHORE: FEAST (potluck celebration)
Saturday, June 13 6pm
Tuggeght (Bishop’s Beach)
Gather with us for a celebratory potluck feast! Bring a dish and the recipe to share. Bring your dishes, forks, and spoons!