A collaborative celebration of performing, visual and literary arts in St. Petersburg. A day-long artistic chain reaction on March 26, 2016 at The Studio@620, where art inspires art and artists spark each other, and we create a live performance.
Photos by Tom Kramer.
Starting with a story by 10-year-old Lily McDole, performed by actor Becca McCoy. . .
that set off a dance choreographed by Helen Hansen French and Paula Kramer to Matt Cowley’s sound design
that inspired a sculpture by James Oleson that became part of the dance
that inspired Jonathan Cho to create a lovely song
that started actors Elizabeth Brincklow, Jim Rayfield, Lisa Powers Tricomi and Jim Wicker, and playwright Sheila Cowley devising a play
that inspired Zulu Painter’s new painting
that drew a poem from Maureen McDole
that helped Carrie Jadus think of a new painting
that became a thrilling choral call-and-response poem by Bob Devin Jones
and Banks Helfrich surprised us all with joyous silent clowning, while Tom Kramer caught the creative process in marvelous photos.
Many thanks to all the wonderful artists involved and The Studio@620 and our lovely audience, and thank you to New York’s Athena Theatre and Electric Pear Productions for this stimulating format.