MNSHORE is the third in a trilogy of works that began with The Thank-you Bar and continued withNiicugni. SHORE expands beyond the theater into the world, and is a multi-day performance installation of dance, story, volunteerism, and feasting. It is a celebration of the places where we meet and merge - land and water, performer and audience, art and community, past, present, and future.
Over the course of a week, SHORE includes volunteer actions in partnership with community organizations, a curated reading by local authors, theatrical performances that begin outdoors and move into the theater, and a festive, culminating potluck/Feast. SHORE premieres as part ofNorthrop's grand re-opening celebrations in June 2014, in conjunction with the Dance USA conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Tickets onsale now!
SHORE: STORY (curated reading)
Tuesday June 17, 7pm (archived video below)
At The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415
In partnership with The Loft Literary Center.
Featuring local authors Jayal Chung, Paula Cisweski, Heid Erdrich, Brett Elizabeth Jenkins, R. Vincent Moniz., Jr, Marcie Rendon, and Ben Weaver.
Curated by Emily Johnson
FREE -please register for tickets and updates
SHORE: PERFORMANCE (outdoor and indoor installation)
Friday and Saturday June 20 and 21, 8pm
At Northrop, 84 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Performances begin outdoors on Northrop Mall and move into the theater, and feature live music with a live choir and large cast of 20 local dancers. Approx 100 mins.
$10 students, artists, and low income; $20 general. Tickets
SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism)
Saturday June 21, 10am - noon
at East River Flats Park, 360 East River Road Minneapolis, MN 55414
Created in partnership with Minneapolis Parks, Native American Community Development Institute.
Join us outdoors on the banks of the Mississippi for stories, snacks, and group work on soil amendment, mulching, planting in the rain garden, trash pick up, and care of the land and river.
FREE - Please register for important updates and more details
SHORE:FEAST (potluck celebration)
Sunday, June 22, 3 - 7pm
At Foxtail Farm, 124 - 280th St. Osceola, WI 54020
In partnership with Foxtail Farm, Red Stag Supper Club.
FREE - limited space registration required for updates and further info